Tag Archives: Neil Daniels

Book review: Live to Win – A Casual Guide to The Music of KISS Frontman Paul Stanley by Neil Daniels

Live to Win - A Casual Guide to The Music of KISS Frontman Paul Stanley by Neil Daniels

www.neildanielsbooks.com KISS frontman Paul Stanley only recently released his autobiography and so you may be thinking that the release of this new “Live to Win” book is untimely. Forget that, whilst “Face the Music” was the man’s life story, this … Continue reading

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News: STATUS QUO, BRIAN MAY, IO EARTH – Tuesday 6 January 2015

News - Album News

‘Back To The Light – A Casual Guide to the Music of Queen’s Brian May’ by Neil Daniels is out now published by Createspace. Adrenalin Mob will release their new album ‘Dearly Departed’ through Century Media on February 9th. Sting’s … Continue reading

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Quick plays: BLASTED, LOST GRAVITY, ANOTHER DEAD HERO, BRYAN ADAMS

Blasted - Curtain Call

      BLASTED – Curtain Call Self Release  [Release date - Out Now] Blasted are a foursome from Switzerland who formed in 2006. They claim influences from Pantera and Lamb of God and aim to be ‘metal’ as well … Continue reading

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Book reviews: KILLERS – THE ORIGINS OF IRON MAIDEN 1975-1983 by Neil Daniels

Killers - The Origins of Iron Maiden by Neil Daniels

Soundcheck Books [Publication date 10.04.14] Prolific music writer Neil Daniels has done it again. We all know the Iron Maiden story, or do we? From their inception on Christmas Day in 1975, bass player Steve Harris has steered England’s best … Continue reading

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Book review: Let It Rock: The Making of Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet by Neil Daniels

Let It Rock: The Making of Bon Jovi

Soundcheck Books [Published 2014] www.soundcheckbooks.co.uk A compact little tome that looks at Bon Jovi’s biggest selling album (a mere 28 million copies plus) ‘Slippery When Wet’ with a track by track review by the author, fellow rock journalist recollections of … Continue reading

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Book review: Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers – A ZZ Top Guide by Neil Daniels

Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers - A ZZ Top Guide by Neil Daniels

Soundcheck Books I can give this book no higher compliment than telling you that part way through I downloaded (yes, legally) a whole lot of ZZ Top – not merely the greatest hits, which I have listened to for years, … Continue reading

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Book review: ‘Reinventing Metal – The True Story of Pantera’ by Neil Daniels

Backbeat Books Or to give the book it’s full title “Reinventing Metal- The True Story of Pantera and the Tragically Short Life of Dimebag Darrell”. Another in depth and insightful rock biography from the much published Neil Daniels. This time … Continue reading

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Book review: Electric World – A Casual Guide to the Music of Neal Schon by Neil Daniels

Available as an EBook or book on Amazon Neal Schon if you needed reminding is the guitarist with melodic rock giants Journey, although this book by Neil Daniels (the Ginger Wildheart of rock writing as he always seems to have … Continue reading

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Book review: High Stakes & Dangerous Men – The UFO Story by Neil Daniels

Soundcheck Books www.soundcheckbooks.co.uk UFO have never been a massive band like say Deep Purple, although they have had periods in their history, most notably the 70’s Schenker years, when they easily sold out Apollo sized venues here in the UK … Continue reading

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Backstage Heroes: Interview with Neil Daniels

Author Neil Daniels is as busy as ever with three new books out now published by Createspace Books (‘AOR Chronicles’  ‘Rock & Metal Chronicles’ & ‘Hard Rock Rebels’) and titles on Pantera, UFO, Bon Jovi’s classic ‘Slippery When Wet’ album and … Continue reading

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Book review: AC/DC – The Early Years with Bon Scott by Neil Daniels

Independent Music Press Engaging, easy to read and authoritve, Neil Daniels’ latest offering “AC/DC- The Early Years with Bon Scott” is essential reading for fans of the band. Having grown up watching a Brian Johnson fronted AC/DC and only hearing … Continue reading

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Never Hold An Underdog Down – You Me At Six by Neil Daniels

Never Hold An Underdog Down – You Me At Six by Neil Daniels Publisher: Independent Music Press         This book was a great read. 154 pages crammed with the wonderfully written story of You Me At Six. … Continue reading

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YOU ME AT SIX new book out now

YOU ME AT SIX – NEVER HOLD AN UNDERDOG DOWN BY NEIL DANIELS PUBLISHED BY INDEPENDENT MUSIC PRESS Since forming in Surrey in 2004, You Me At Six have become one of the most revered and popular alternative rock bands … Continue reading

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Iron Maiden: The Ultimate Unauthorized History of the Beat by Neil Daniels

Jawbone Press www.jawbonepress.com £24.95 224pp ISBN 9781908279231 Neil Daniels fresh from his book on Metallica’s early years now turns his attention to one of the metal bands of all time, Iron Maiden. This is a lovely illustrated tome with live … Continue reading

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New Iron Maiden book from Neil Daniels

IRON MAIDEN The Ultimate Unauthorized History Of The Beast Neil Daniels JAWBONE BOOKS (UK) VOYAGEUR PRESS (USA) ISBN: 978-1-908279-23-1 Pages: 224 Published:  June 2012 Finally, a glorious, illustrated celebration of one of the most successful rock bands of all time! … Continue reading

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Backstage Hero interview with author NEIL DANIELS

Author Neil Daniels has just had his lastest book ‘Metallica – The Early Years and the Rise of Metal’ published by Independent Music Press. Read on… Book review What are you currently up to writing wise? Well, at the minute … Continue reading

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Metallica: The Early Years and the Rise of Metal by Neil Daniels

Independent Music Press 2012 www.impbook.com Oh no not another book on Metallica I hear you groan but this one has two things going its favour – it concentrates on the early years and as it is unauthorised has some honest … Continue reading

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