Pharrell will be turning his hit "Happy" into a children's book. It'll be out September 22nd via Putnam Books for Young Readers.
Jason Tate on 02/17/15 - 11:33 AM
To Write Love on Her Arms founder Jamie Tworkowski will be releasing his first book called If You Feel Too Much on May 19th via Tarcher/Penquin.
"To be releasing my first book with this legendary New York publisher is a dream come true. i think the title is a phrase that applies to so many people – i know it applies to me. i hope this book can be a source of encouragement, something that helps folks feel less alone. More than anything, i hope this book leads to people getting help and even choosing to stay alive."
Ryan Gardner on 01/31/15 - 07:32 AM
BadChristian have released a new book called The M Word.
"This book is a collection of stories from real women who have real struggles with sex addiction, masturbation and pornography. This topic is rarely addressed from a female Christian point of view and we are very thankful to be able to share it," commented BadChristian.
Jason Tate on 11/21/14 - 01:37 PM
Da Capo Press will be publishing a My Chemical Romance biography titled, Not the Life It Seems: The True Lives of My Chemical Romance, in September. The book was penned by Tom Bryant.
The definitive biography of post–hardcore rock band My Chemical Romance, based on exclusive, unpublished interviews by the journalist who knew the band best. My Chemical Romance is the Nirvana of the post–hardcore generation. As the most significant band in alternative rock on both sides of the Atlantic for the past decade, My Chemical Romance has sold five million albums and played to packed arenas worldwide. In March 2013, their sudden break–up shocked the industry and made headline news in top music...
Jason Tate on 08/04/14 - 02:06 PM
Alex DeLeon of The Cab has posted an excerpt from a book he has been writing on his blog.
why can’t the world we live in be good enough? why do we have to count on places outside of our reach? if you want heaven and hell so badly i say love like heaven and live like hell. THAT is a religion. THAT is something that i am willing to put my time and faith in. religion is not somebody else’s book.. it is not somebody else’s story… it is your own. if you want a bible… write it. believe in belief, have faith in faith itself, and learn to feel love towards love. i live by this and most importantly live FOR this. hell.. believe in whatever movement, god, or idea that you wish to.. but never...
Jason Tate on 07/09/14 - 12:13 PM
Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe's memoir, Dark Days: My Tribulations and Trials, will be released on June 24, 2014 via Da Capo Press, according to Amazon.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/09/13 - 06:37 PM
Brian Keith Diaz, current tech for Pete Wentz and Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy since 2006, is about to release a book via Deadxstop Publishing. The book focuses on the past two decades of his touring experiences called, 1800 Miles To Nowhere. It also featuring stories he experienced while teching for bands like Guns n Roses and Motion City Sountrack, his book goes beyond simple tour stories and gives readers a glimpse into a backstage world of excess and loneliness. You can find more information and pre-order here.
Jason Tate on 11/11/13 - 11:38 AM
David Morrissey (aka The Governor from The Walking Dead) will be the narrator of the audiobook for Morrissey's autobiography.

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Jason Tate on 11/04/13 - 10:35 AM
Morrissey's Autobiography remains the number one selling paperback/softcover in the UK for the second week. G.P. Putnam's Sons will publish the book in the U.S. on December 3rd.
Jason Tate on 10/29/13 - 12:01 PM
Morrissey's autobiography has been unexpectedly canceled last minute.
Although Morrissey's Autobiography was set to be available throughout the UK on September 16th, a last-minute content disagreement between Penguin Books and Morrissey has caused the venture to collapse. No review copies were printed, and Morrissey is now in search of a new publisher.
Jason Tate on 09/13/13 - 09:44 AM
MOD SUN has released a trailer for his first book, Did I Ever Wake Up?, out December 15th. You can pre-order the book here. Head to the replies to check it out.
Jake Denning on 11/30/12 - 11:46 PM
According to a recent tweet, Murs will release a book about his adventures with producer 9th Wonder. The duo recently released their final collaborative album, The Final Adventure.
Jake Denning on 11/25/12 - 02:55 PM
MOD SUN is currently taking pre-orders for his first book, titled Did I Ever Wake Up?. Head here for more information.
Jake Denning on 11/14/12 - 06:39 PM
Chuck Ragan has compiled a bunch of tour stories in his new book, The Road Most Traveled. The book contains stories from The Gaslight Anthem, Frank Turner and more. You can now order the book.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/25/12 - 09:38 PM
Perfect Youth: The Birth of Canadian Punk will be available on October 1st through ECW Press. The book is written by journalist/Junior Battles member Sam Sutherland. You can watch a trailer in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 08/10/12 - 12:48 PM
Dan Bassini will be releasing his book, "From States Away: On the Road With Major League" today at 4 pm. It can be purchased here. The book contains anecdotes and photos from Bassini's tour in August with Major League.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/28/11 - 11:07 AM
Mike from The Motel Life just released a comic based on their recent tour.
Jamie Pham on 11/28/11 - 06:24 PM
Butch Walker has released a new book called "Drinking With Strangers." If you get it on iTunes, it comes with classic photos not found in the book, seven of Butch Walker's greatest hits, plus a brand new song, "Are You Getting All the Love You Need?".
Jason Tate on 10/26/11 - 10:07 AM
Brett Callwood recently penned a book on The Stooges called Head On, a Journey Through the Michigan Underground. It hits stores in September, and more info about the book can be found here. The foreword is written by Alice Cooper, and we were able to grab an excerpt to share with you.
From the BookI was not expecting the Stooges. I really got into the fact that they were straight-up street-Detroit rock. There was nothing complicated about it. As far as Iggy goes, it took about two songs before I realized I had competition. Nobody was doing anything like what we did, and then all of the sudden there was this guy with no shirt on, walking on everybody's hands with peanut butter...
Jason Tate on 08/25/11 - 08:19 AM
Morrissey will release his autobiography in December of next year.
Quote from Morrissey"I see it as the sentimental climax to the last 30 years. It will not be published until December 2012, which gives me just enough time to pack all I own in a box and disappear to central Brazil. The innocent are named and the guilty are protected."
Jason Tate on 07/14/11 - 10:49 AM
Josh Ritter's book Bright's Passage is on sale at Amazon for only $12.35. Has anyone checked it out yet? It looks as fantastic as Josh's music.
Jason Tate on 07/06/11 - 03:43 PM
You can read Stephen Christian's new "book", You Are Safe Here, here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/10/11 - 08:57 PM
Dennis Lyxzén plans to write a book about his own personal experiences in Refused. Watch the full interview here.
Deborah Remus on 04/19/11 - 01:58 PM
Rivers Cuomo of Weezer will be releasing a new book in March.

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Matthew Tsai on 01/28/11 - 08:03 PM
User alienantidote recently interviewed author Kate Rockland. Her interview can be read here.
From the interview I went to Hawaii with the Bouncing Souls... Its a very beautiful sight when a punk band arrives at the airport; imagine four guys dressed in black, followed by the merch guy (also dressed in black) followed by a ton of suitcases (also all black.)

Her review of Kate's book can be read here.
Linda Ferreira on 12/04/10 - 02:38 PM
The second edition of American Hardcore: A Tribal History will be released on November 1st with more interviews and an added chapter. Details in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 09/08/10 - 10:18 AM
To Write Love On Her Arms will be teaming up with Smith Magazine to create a book titled Six-Words on Pain and Hope. It will feature six word memoirs on pain and hope from select people submit stories toSmith Magazine's website under the TWLOHA tag. More information is available here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/12/10 - 02:14 PM
The cover art for Steve Seabury's Mosh Potatoes can be seen in the replies. The book, a compilation of food recipes and anecdotes from metal bands, is due out in November.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/11/10 - 01:47 PM
As some of you know, I've been working on a book on the later days of post-hardcore featuring talks with bands such as Refused, At the Drive In, Blood Brothers, Glassjaw, Pg. 99 and many more. While it's only halfway done, I received some fact/quote check information. Check my blog here for some excerpts.
Adam Pfleider on 04/01/10 - 12:24 PM
Author Steve Seabury has compiled recipes, photos, and anecdotes from over 100 bands in heavy music for Mosh Potatoes. The cookbook will be released on October 5th by Simon & Shuster.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/11/10 - 09:52 AM
Josh Dies, lead singer of Showbread, will be releasing the pre-order on his new book Nevada this Thursday at 8:00 PM EST.

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Blake Solomon on 11/19/09 - 12:41 AM
User duffmanrxbandit recently interviewed author Greg Kot about his book, Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music. His interesting interview can be seen here.

from the interview The Internet hasn’t ruined anything. It’s a tool, and it has profoundly changed the way artists and fans communicate.
Linda Ferreira on 07/18/09 - 09:03 AM
Artist Kent St. John has resumed his work on The Dear Hunter art book for Act II. Check out his post about it here.
Garett Press on 10/13/08 - 12:09 PM
Bob Mould (founder and guitarist of Hüsker Dü) will release an autobiography in autumn of 2010 in collaboration with Michael Azerrad, author of bestseller Our Band Could Be Your Life.
Julia Conny on 09/13/08 - 07:54 PM
Renee from To Write Love On Her Arms has posted an except from the first page from her book, Purpose For The Pain. A video blog from her is also posted in the replies.
Julia Conny on 08/01/08 - 09:34 PM
Page Six is reporting that Ryan Adams will be releasing a "collection of prose" in 2009.
Paul Tao on 07/18/08 - 04:38 PM
Austin Neely of The Chicago pop punk outfit, The Elation has written a book called "The Walls We Build". It's already available for sale here. For those wondering, here is a description of the plot:
DescriptionThe Walls We Build by Austin Neely is a story of a young man, James, growing up and finding himself. The story takes place in Chicago after his best friend, Frankie, calls him to tell him she has been raped. She blames him and over the course of seven days James goes through his own form of therapy. This book for anyone who has ever felt lost and for anyone who just felt like they needed someone to hold onto.
Nathan Lint on 08/23/07 - 08:07 PM
Ronen Kauffman's book New Brunswick, New Jersey, Goodbye - Bands, Dirty Basements, and The Search for Self hits shelves tomorrow. We'll be interviewing Ronen soon and would like to know if you have anything we should ask him. Leave questions in the replies.
Russ Hockenbury on 07/09/07 - 02:10 PM
Nikki Sixx (of Motley Crue fame), will be releasing a book, The Heroin Diaries, on September 18th. It details a year in the life of Nikki Sixx and "his plunge toward rock-bottom...and his decision to pick himself up and start living again." You can read an excerpt of Chapter 1 here.
Paul Tao on 06/13/07 - 01:35 PM
Ronen Kauffman's new book New Brunswick, New Jersey, Goodbye: Bands, Dirty Basements, and the Search for Self is now up for pre-order here.
Joe DeAndrea on 06/12/07 - 03:07 PM
Gorillaz will be releasing a series of EPs, a book, and a DVD this fall.
Rohan Kohli on 10/18/06 - 09:07 AM
There is a new book coming out called "Exposed:Art and Writings from the Independent Music World". It will feature work from bands such as Further Seems Forever, Motion City Soundtrack, Kaddisfly and many more.

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Frank Giaramita on 02/21/06 - 10:48 PM
Indie publishing and clothing company Vjera Music is set to release their first project on Valentines Day! The book, entitled "Exposed," features numerous pieces of visual and written arts created by some of your favorite independent musicians and other music industry personalities. Expect a huge update from them in the coming days, but let's just say that "Honestly" if this post doesn't get your "Attention" and put you in a "Chokehold" then maybe you should get "Under the Covers" and "Commit this to Memory."
Rohan Kohli on 02/08/06 - 01:53 PM
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