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    Nu Metal Resurgence

    By Matthew Karpe

    Hardback £17.99

    Nu Metal: Resurgence documents the groundbreaking movement from its original inception, right up to the present day. Featuring fully detailed band biographies that includes major players such as Korn, Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park, Papa Roach, Rammstein and Slipknot, a guide to ‘The Nu Breed’ of bands coming up like...

    Jimmy Page: The Definitive Biography

    By Chris Salewicz

    Hardback £14.46

    Founder of one of the most influential and successful rock bands of all time, legendary Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has nevertheless remained an enigma. In this definitive and comprehensive biography of his life so far, Chris Salewicz draws on his own interviews with Page and those closest around him...

    Kempe

    By Adrian Barlow

    Paperback £25.00

    This book provides a full account of the life of Charles Eamer Kempe, based on archives of the Kempe Trust and on the author''s own extensive researches. In particular, the book explores the importance of his family and family connections; his experiences as a student at Oxford and the development...

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    By Marcia Barrett

    Hardback £14.46

    Marcia Barrett's memoir is much more than just a pop star autobiography - it is a charming, candid, laugh-out-loud story of survival, triumph, indomitable spirit and sheer force of will.

    Paul Kossoff: All Right Now

    By James J.P.

    Hardback £32.45

    Affectionately known as `Koss', Paul Kossoff's playing touched people. It still does today, more than forty years after his sad and untimely death at the age of twenty-five.

    As I Walked Out

    By Martin Graebe

    Paperback Save £1.79 = £15.20

    Notes from the Velvet Underground

    By Howard Sounes

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    **** COMPELLING - The Sunday TelegraphCONTROVERSIAL ... Sounes' book pushes the standard Reed narrative - The New York TimesLou Reed, who died in 2013, was best known to the general public as the grumpy New Yorker in black who sang 'Walk on the Wild Side'.

    Of Metal and Man

    By Mark Eglinton

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    'James Hetfield is a guitarist of otherworldly ability... this book tries to understand, de-mystify and even humanise a rock legend who, for most of his career, has remained impenetrable.'

    Clint: A Retrospective

    By Richard Schickel

    Paperback £12.65

    This beautifully produced book is the definitive retrospective of Clint Eastwood. It features rare images from the Warner Bros. archive and revealing behind-the-scenes photos that show the film-maker at work, as well as dramatic pictures that capture his unforgettable screen performances.

    First Time Ever: A Memoir

    By Peggy Seeger

    Hardback £14.46

    Together, Peggy and Ewan helped lay the foundations of the British folk revival, through the formative - and controversial - Critics Group and the landmark BBC Radio Ballads series. Peggy's life comprises art and passion, family and separation, tragedy, celebration and the unexpected - and irresistible - force of love.

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