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Book Review: The Very Metal Diary Of Cleo Howard by Sarah Tipper (Free Kindle Promotion)!

51Pcr8qSErLThe Very Metal Diary of Cleo Howard it’s a book full of mentions of metal bands like Megadeth, Manowar, Metallica, Bolt Thrower, Exodus, Slayer, Type O Negative and many, many more. It is full of the fun of growing up loving metal in Reading, England.

It’s the life of Cleo Howard, aged 15-16, as she deals with all that life throws at her in terms of life, love, school and the pursuit of heavy metal. The year is 1997. Cleo Howard is at a very awkward age, she’s sure she’s an adult, so why won’t everyone realise this? Why won’t her chest realise this? When will she stop feeling sad that her Dad doesn’t live with her and her Mum?

Heavy metal music and men are her twin fascinations and she thanks Almighty Lemmy for metal and for her best friends; Ian who loves thrash as much as s...

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Don Jamieson Reveals Details For New Comedy Album, ‘Communication Breakdown’; Launches New Track, “Kiefer”, Online!

6ac9dd8f-4295-41ef-a6e5-6cb30bc2d1afOn April 21st, former “That Metal Show” host and comedian Don Jamieson will release his new comedy album, Communication Breakdown, via Metal Blade Records. Recorded at The Funny Stop in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Communication Breakdown’s title and cover come from Don’s Rutgers University senior yearbook photo.

Don explains: “My young nieces and nephews found the photo at my mom’s house and starting texting me how funny it was, and when I saw it again after so many years, I agreed! I majored in communication, so it was just a matter of adding the ‘Breakdown’ to it, which is obviously something you never want to happen in comedy.”

Named one of the top 10 metalhead comedians by Revolver Magazine, Don has captured some of his most irreverent work to-date on his third album, Communication Breakdown...

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Vangelis Announces The Release of Delectus His Deluxe 13 CD Career Box Set!

Layout 1Modern music visionary Vangelis has announced the release on 3rd February of a new 13-disc box set entitled “Delectus,” featuring a chosen selection of his early discographic work. The mammoth collection will include all of his albums on Vertigo and Polydor, recently signed by Universal and remastered for the first time ever under the legendary composer’s own supervision.

Presented in a lavish box with an essay and a plethora of rare photographs, the discs are housed in two die-cut, gatefold disc holders within a rigid 242mm square slipcase, and accompanied by a 64-page book illustrating a period of his prolific career of the iconic Maestro.

“I always welcome remastering my old work for two basic reasons” – explains Vangelis – “firstly, I get the opportunity to bring the sounds to t...

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Book Review: ‘JIMI HENDRIX 50 Years On – The Truth’ by Rod Harrod!

ssq2mFrom someone who can say …’I Was There’. Rod Harrod gave Hendrix his first UK gig. He names the songs he played, and who was there. Harrod corrects many of the lies and falsehoods made about Jimi over the decades – replaces assumptions with facts.

JIMI HENDRIX was the ultimate of the ‘60s mantra ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll.’ He was flower-power in full bloom before the seeds were sown.

He put the ‘hip’ into hippie, tied the ‘bo’ of bohemian and definitely added the ‘sex’ to appeal.

McCartney and Clapton had the looks. Jagger traded on big lips and tiny hips. Hendrix just oozed fornication in the raw. His guitar moved like an extension of his vital organ.

Few women could resist his appeal; men respected his musical genius.
The author gave Jimi Hendrix his World de...

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Book Review: The Very Metal Diary Of Cleo Howard by Sarah Tipper!

 
51pcr8qserl-_sx260_The Very Metal Diary of Cleo Howard it’s a book full of mentions of metal bands like Megadeth, Manowar, Metallica, Bolt Thrower, Exodus, Slayer, Type O Negative and many, many more. It is full of the fun of growing up loving metal in Reading, England.

It’s the life of Cleo Howard, aged 15-16, as she deals with all that life throws at her in terms of life, love, school and the pursuit of heavy metal.

The year is 1997. Cleo Howard is at a very awkward age, she’s sure she’s an adult, so why won’t everyone realise this? Why won’t her chest realise this? Why is Maths so hard? When will she stop feeling sad that her Dad doesn’t live with her and her Mum?

Music and men are her twin fascinations and she thanks Almighty Lemmy for metal and mates...

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