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Steve Vai releases first music theory book “Vaideology” and “Piano Reductions: Vol. 2”

Steve Vai has released two new titles. First, his first music theory book via publisher Hal Leonard. Titled “Vaideology: Basic Music Theory for Guitar Players”, the gargantuan effort was designed to help both beginners and veteran guitar players. Vai takes a deep dive into the basics of music theory to help players better understand the language of music and become more musically literate.

Mortiis to release the expanded edition of “Secrets of My Kingdom” on March 10th 2018

UK based publisher Cult Never Dies recently announced the expanded edition of “Secrets of My Kingdom”, the book originally written by Norwegian visionary artist Mortiis and published in a highly limited form in 2001.
 
“Once I got over my personal hang-ups about the Era 1 material, and started reissuing portions of it, I felt that the time was right to start work on a reissue of the "Secrets Of My Kingdom" book. Cult Never Dies had approached me about a reissue a couple of years ago I believe, but I wasn't quite ready at the time”, recalls the godfather of dungeon synth.
 

Lacuna Coil announces exclusive anniversary London show in January 2018

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of Lacuna Coil's debut. To celebrate this special date, Lacuna Coil are announcing a very special show.

119 Productions presents: Nothing Stands In Our Way - One night only exclusive show
19.01.18 (UK) London - O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire

Tickets are available via the band's new and redesigned website, here.

It will be a unique extravaganza and truly exceptional event that is not to be missed. Apart from a career spanning set you will be able to enjoy Lacuna Coil songs never played live before. The show will be filmed and recorded for a release later in 2018.

Lacuna Coil announces November and December 2017 European Tour

While wrapping up the last European Summer Festivals Lacuna Coil, who are playing the prestigious Wacken Open Air this weekend, are excited to announce a full European headlining tour with special guest Cellar Darling.

European Tour Dates 2017:
10.11.2017 (M) San Gwann - Aria Complex
11.11.2017 (DE) Andernach - JUZ LIve Club
12.11.2017 (A) Wörgl - Komma
13.11.2017 (SRB) Belgrade - Dom Omladine
15.11.2017 (RO) Bucharest - Quantic Club
17.11.2017 (BG) Sofia - Mixtape 5
18.11.2017 (GR) Thessaloniki - Principal Theater Club
19.11.2017 (GR) Athens - Piraeus Academy 117
22.11.2017 (CH) Aarburg - Musigburg

BMG to publish new book “For the Sake of Heaviness: the History of Metal Blade Records” on August 29th 2017

Metal Blade Records and BMG are proud to announce the upcoming release of “For the Sake of Heaviness: the History of Metal Blade Records” on August 29th, 2017.

Written by label founder and CEO Brian Slagel with Mark Eglinton, the book features a foreword by Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and celebrates the storied label’s 35th anniversary.

Alan Burridge to release “Lemmy Kilmister: Life Beyond Motörhead - Collateral Damage” book on April 15th 2016

Ian Fraser Kilmister (24 December 1945 - 28 December 2015) - known to the world as Lemmy - was more than just the driving force of Motörhead. Renowned for his skills as a raconteur and philosopher, he was first and foremost a musician and innovator whose love of music led to his involvement in numerous projects beyond the scope of the band he formed in 1975.

The Spirit of Hawkwind 1969 - 1976 Hardcover Book available now

Hawkwind was one of the most groundbreaking rock bands to emerge from England in the late '60s whose improvised theatrical stage performances, DIY costumes, and larger-than-life stage presence earned them a cult-like following that persists to this day. And now the exhilarating story of Hawkwind's most crucial years is about to be told. “The Spirit of Hawkwind 1969-1976”, available everywhere on October 30th, is the first ever behind-the-scenes look at the meteoric rise of this motley crew of space rock hooligans as told by one of its captains, co-founder and saxophonist Nik Turner.

Rockshow - A photographic Pop-up Book about the Rock history of the 70s

Rockshow is the first photographic Pop-up Book that tells the history of Rock through the scenes of Hard Rock groups of the 70s.

For Hard Rock Classic lovers there is a very particular project online. It’s Rockshow, a Pop-up book that narrates the history of Rock through the three-dimensional reconstruction of concert scenes from the 70s. Deep Purple, Rolling Stones, Kiss, Ac/Dc, Led Zeppelin and many more. The book is not commercially available. It’s a project that needs backers on Kickstarter.com, the crowdfunding site, but it’s possible to order it online.

Rick BooM Steel - New Book for Drummers - Are you in the 200 Club?

After taking the drumming world by storm,with his book "The Footiments", Rick 'BooM' Steel has once again amazed the drumming community. With his latest video, "Bumble Blast: 16th note Double Pedal Double Strokes at 200 beats per minute", BooM shows why he's known as the "Double Pedal Demon". He challenges Drummers everywhere, "Are YOU in the 200 Club?"