Top 10 Books on Rock Bands

 

Music is one of the best ways to feel the eternal soul, to express your emotions, to express your love and to know yourself in a better way. Region to region you can find the different type of music having its own glorious beauty.

Rock music originated in United States in the 50’s and gains its popularity over the world in different forms and types. Even the writers are influenced by this kind of music that this is one of the most sensational topics among them. Here for you, we have the list of best books on rock bands

 

Hammers of the gods

Hammer of the God by Stephen Davis is biography-memoir of Led Zeppelin (an English rock band). The story is based on various interviews taken by the author who is a music journalist.Hammer of the God by Stephen Davis is biography-memoir of Led Zeppelin (an English rock band). The story is based on various interviews taken by the author who is a music journalist.

Read it For:
Read this book to know about one of the most famous rock bands.
Don't Read it For:
It missed historical context and narration style is disappointing.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book is the great view of a rock band how it is operated and what are the circumstances in which they performed as a team. The best book listed in the list of books on rock band.

Our band could be your life

Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground, 1981-1991 by Michael Azerrad is a book which beautifully covers up the several underground rock bands who are struggling for their success.

Read it For:
it is the story of a musical revolution which focuses on 13 rock bands.
Don't Read it For:
The first half of the book is interesting but the second part is unnecessarily stretched.
What makes this book stand out?:
enjoyable and adorable book on rock bands with descriptive information about their rise and fall.

Petty: the biography

a book on the legend of the rock music tom petty by a musician itself who traveled along with him on various tours.

Read it For:
a great biography of a legendary artist who was the first crush of most of the girls.
Don't Read it For:
The book does not give relevant information about their rock band rather than its focuses on the life of its members.
What makes this book stand out?:
chronologically events are present in the best manner. Among one of the top 10 bestselling books on rock band.

The long hard road out of hell

The Long Hard Road out of Hell by   Marilyn Manson and Neil Strauss is the biography of the most controversial leader of the American rock band.

Read it For:
The book is the roller coaster ride of the life experiences of Marilyn Manson
Don't Read it For:
this book contains various such incidences which show the misogynist behavior of Marilyn
What makes this book stand out?:
a highly informative book on Marilyn
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Play

Play (Stage Dive #2) by Kylie Scott Play (Stage Dive #2) by Kylie Scott is the story of Mal Ericson, who is the most famous drummer from the top rock band "stage dive".

Read it For:
read this book to have an adult story loaded with romance with a fusion of rock band background.
Don't Read it For:
funny interesting adult story.
What makes this book stand out?:
the story of a drummer from the famous rock band is presented in a well-organized manner

No one here gets out alive

No One Here Gets Out Alive by Danny Sugerman and  Jerry Hopkins attempted the first biography of leading lyricist and singer from L.A. rock band. Jim Morrison is presented as a complex human exploring different phases of life.

Read it For:
This book is the best interpretation of Jim Morrison life events with best factual information.
Don't Read it For:
words used in between are hypocritical and harsh.
What makes this book stand out?:
The unstable and talented musician-writer also hold being a great philosopher had gone through various ups and downs.

The dirt: confessions of the world’s most notorious rock band

Neil Strauss  Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars, and Tommy Lee collaboratively worked together to form "The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band". This book is the collection of various pictures illustrating the different shades of Mötley Crüe's life.

Read it For:
get the best biography of a bandleader by her team loaded with various colorful pictures and a few black and white photographs
Don't Read it For:
A brilliant book on rock music by a group of team members from a famous rock band
What makes this book stand out?:
this book gives the perspective of Mötley Crüe by her own group members give you the clear and real view of the life.

The heroin diaries: a year in the life of a shattered rock star

The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star by Nikki Sixx is set just after the dirt. This book is the collection of various diary records maintained in between the Christmas.

Read it For:
This book includes various white and black photographs to justify the incidences.
Don't Read it For:
this is simply an amazing book
What makes this book stand out?:
the truth is revealed about the relationship.

Queen unseen

Queen Unseen: My Life with the Greatest Rock Band of the 20th Century by  Peter Hince features the biography of a musician with exclusive photographs

Read it For:
read this book to get the personal memories of Peter Hince. The personal secrets of his relationship are revealed here with justifying pictures.
Don't Read it For:
full of idioms and proverbs that are hard to understand.
What makes this book stand out?:
the story of a roadie with a humorous ride.

Fortunate son: my life, my music

John Fogerty is the awaited memoir of the creative man behind the Creedence Clearwater Revival. Creedence is the most important band in the rock music history that produced the unforgettable music. John Fogerty has beautifully described his autobiography and listed his life incidences in the best chronological order

Read it For:
it is the best nonfiction biography of a renowned singer and lyricist illustrated in the best way
Don't Read it For:
a decent and enjoyable read gives you the pleasure of reading the best story of the most famous band of rock music history.
What makes this book stand out?:
The story initializes straight from the northern California roots to the success story of the band.

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