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Family Books, one of our favorite independent book shops in California, is hosting an in-store signing and a photo exhibition tonight with Tyler and company.
If you're as impatient as we are to pick up a copy at the signing, you'll be happy to find a sneak preview of some of the photos you'll find in the book after the jump.More »
Rock bios have been increasing in number lately, but few are as
enjoyable as McKagan's. While Duff is candid about his addictions and the collapse of the classic Guns n' Roses lineup, he eschews an easy tabloid approach and aims instead for the big picture, giving as much
attention to his early life in Seattle and more recent events like his
1999 marriage, his enrollment at the University of Seattle's business school, and his training in martial arts.
Coupled with his thrilling rise in the 80s and gory drug-related fall in the 90s, the details of Duff's eventual physical and spiritual rebound make for an intense and satisfying read (check out an excerpt here). It's So Easy also
reveals McKagan to be a grateful and personable guy whom you've
seemingly known your entire life.
But these are strange, perilous times, my friend, and Ozzy Osbourne is scheduled to be seated at the Huntington Beach Barnes & Noble from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wed., Feb 3. The metal god with the endearingly funny way of sounding permanently punch drunk will sign copies of I Am Ozzy, which hits shelves Jan. 25. Osbourne wrote the book with what you can only imagine was some serious fucking help from coauthor Chris Ayres.
After the jump: Osbourne's statement about his new book and surviving "a direct hit by a plane, suicidal overdoses, STDs."More »
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