New Book “A Hair Metal Journey”

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New Book “A Hair Metal Journey”

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🔥MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT🔥 Hello all! I have just released my first book ever… “A Hair Metal Journey”. It’s all about the rise and fall of this epic genre by the artists themselves, 1986 - 1991. I tell a lot of my own personal stories as well. Check it out on Amazon!

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CKWXF29G


Featuring stories from current and former members of: KISS, RATT, Alice Cooper, Whitesnake, Dokken, W.A.S.P., Europe, Queensryche, White Lion, Stryper, L.A. Guns, Winger, DIO, Twisted Sister, Quiet Riot, Warrant, Savatage, Yngwie Malmsteen, Britny Fox, Hurricane, Vinnie Vincent Invasion, Lillian Axe, KIX, Manowar, Faster Pussycast, Loudness, Pretty Boy Floyd, KEEL, Accept, Tigertailz, Celtic Frost, TNT, Danger Danger and more!
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Did you ever write a column in a guitar magazine?
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BDG135 wrote: Fri Oct 13, 2023 2:11 pm Did you ever write a column in a guitar magazine?
I did not. I know sometimes my interviews get picked up by random websites though
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metalmike76 wrote: Fri Oct 13, 2023 2:37 pm
BDG135 wrote: Fri Oct 13, 2023 2:11 pm Did you ever write a column in a guitar magazine?
I did not. I know sometimes my interviews get picked up by random websites though
That was a different Metal Mike.
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Not trying to be a dick, but I'm just about done the book from a few years ago...Nothin but a Good Time. Seem it might be the definitive book on the 80's scene. Tons of stuff in there I didn't know. And is written in a very unique way.

Not sure I'd need to read another. Curious if you had a chance to read that, and how your book would be different.

Regardless, good luck with your book, I'm sure it was a huge effort.
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daveg wrote: Fri Oct 13, 2023 4:32 pm Not trying to be a dick, but I'm just about done the book from a few years ago...Nothin but a Good Time. Seem it might be the definitive book on the 80's scene. Tons of stuff in there I didn't know. And is written in a very unique way.

Not sure I'd need to read another. Curious if you had a chance to read that, and how your book would be different.

Regardless, good luck with your book, I'm sure it was a huge effort.
Thanks I appreciate it. I never read that one, so tough to say. I know it’s not the most comprehensive book on Hair Metal. It focuses more on the lesser known bands vs. the giants. My own personal stories from growing up in the 80’s (being a little Hair Metal maniac) are in their too. A lot of it’s taken from interviews I did with rock artists over the last 4 years. So since it’s my story, plus stories from people in bands I personally interviewed, I would have to think it would be different than all the other books on the genre.
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We did a cool discussion on the book on the Metalcast!!!

https://youtu.be/5PIVc0omnVc?si=gmElOAdjE8ag-h2C
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Is this one of those deals w/ Amazon where they print it and get a piece of the $$$? And good luck.
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metalmike76 wrote: Wed Oct 18, 2023 12:28 pm We did a cool discussion on the book on the Metalcast!!!

https://youtu.be/5PIVc0omnVc?si=gmElOAdjE8ag-h2C
Who raped Jani Lane? Is that in the book?
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cowpins wrote: Wed Oct 18, 2023 5:26 pm Is this one of those deals w/ Amazon where they print it and get a piece of the $$$? And good luck.
Yes, they are printing it. It looks great...but yes they are getting a nice cut😂
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Nate S Axel wrote: Wed Oct 18, 2023 5:41 pm
metalmike76 wrote: Wed Oct 18, 2023 12:28 pm We did a cool discussion on the book on the Metalcast!!!

https://youtu.be/5PIVc0omnVc?si=gmElOAdjE8ag-h2C
Who raped Jani Lane? Is that in the book?
Nah....I ain’t touching that one. It’s all about the music
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