ALL PENS BLAZING: A ROCK & HEAVY METAL WRITER’S HANDBOOK – VOLUME II
BY NEIL DANIELS (FOREWORD BY MICK WALL)
CHRONICLING OVER FOUR DECADES OF ROCK & HEAVY METAL JOURNALISM
IF YOU WANNA LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF METAL MAGAZINES THIS IS THE PLACE TO LEARN…
This is the second volume in the acclaimed All Pens Blazing series. Both volumes now feature a staggering 134 interviews with rock and metal scribes from around the globe.
Ever wondered what it takes to be a rock journalist? In this extensive collection, Neil Daniels has interviewed a staggering 69 of the world’s most successful rock and metal scribes. With a foreword by the legendary rock writer Mick Wall, All Pens Blazing is a worthy historical document for the serious enthusiast and can be used as a handy reference tome for the aspiring rock and metal writer. Volume I – which collected 65 interviews – was published in 2009; also by AuthorsOnline. Both collections make essential reading for the rock and heavy metal fan.
You can buy the book HERE.
And obviously from Amazon…
Volume II (foreword by Mick Wall) is 350 pages and features 69 interviews:
Phil Alexander/Ken Anthony/Phil Ashcroft/Scott Alisoglu/Steve Beebee/Keith Bergman/Nathan T. Birk/Shari Black Velvet/Chad Bowar/Jake Brown/Alan Burridge/Dave Cockett/Jeff Collins/Jon Collins/Mark Day/Rich Deakin/Bernard Doe/Harry Doherty/Robyn Doreian/Arnaud Durieux/Mark Eglinton/Rob Evans/Hugh Gilmour/Rob Godwin/Steve Hammonds/Kelv Hellrazer/Nickie Hobbs/Jon Hotten/Martin Hudson/Chris Ingham/Billy James/Stephen “Krusher” Joule/Alison Joy/David Konow/Mitch Lafon/Chris Lambert/Pippa Lang/William Luff/Malc Macmillan/Brian Manly/Gerri Miller/Michael Moynihan/Dean Pedley/David Perri/Neil Perry/Paul Rees/Bryan Reesman/Jason Ritchie/Chris Rogers/Scott Rowley/Darren Sadler/Amy Sciarretto/Dave Shack/Harry Shapiro/Dale Sherman/Aaron Small/Sid Smith/Ryan Sparks/Janne Stark/Kevin Stewart-Panko/Phil Sutcliffe/Dave Thompson/Paul Travers/Jaan Uhelszki/Ray Van Horn, JR./Doug Van Pelt/Mick Wall/Ian Winwood/Joshua Wood
Volume I (foreword by Martin Popoff) is 350 pages and features 65 interviews:
Jeff Apter/Gavin Baddeley/Bailey Brothers/Geoff Barton/Carl Begai/Mark Blake/Jerry Bloom/Dante Bonutto/Paul Brannigan/Louise Brown/Garry Bushell/Brett Callwood/Steffan Chirazi/Ian Christe/Carol Clerk/Dave Dickson/Malcolm Dome/John Doran/Paul Elliott/Jerry Ewing/Mike Exley/Dave Ferris/Lonn Friend/Joe Geesin/Ian Gittins/Ian Glasper/Tim Henderson/Mark Hoaksey/Seb Hunter/Neil Jeffries/Howard Johnson/Tim Jones/Dom Lawson/Dave Lewis/Dave Ling/Peter Makowski/Matthias Madder/Joe Matera/Joel McIver/Bruce Mee/Mick Mercer/Alexander Milas/Ben Myers/Derek Oliver/Daniela Pilic/Martin Popoff/Greg Prato/Dave Reynolds/Steven Rosen/Xavier Russell/Jonathan Selzer/Joe Shooman/Brian Slagel/Joseph Stannard/Paul Suter/Adem Tepedelen/Everett True/John Tucker/Tommy Udo/Henry Yates/Clinton Walker/Chris Welch/Stirling Whitaker/Rich Wilson/Jeb Wright
PRAISE FOR THE FIRST VOLUME:
“…the aggregate of this book is an at minimum interesting and at max fascinating read for any rock fan…friggin’ well all of this would be interesting to any rocker”
“Ever wondered how Metal Hammer’s and Classic Rock’s contributors got their jobs? Most of them reveal the truth behind the art of the music hack in this collection of over 60 interviews with the world’s best-known rock writers.”
– Metal Hammer
“All the major rock mags are covered here, with no scribe outstaying their welcome. Read this because you remember these great writers from happier days, read this because you want an insight into what drives them…”
ALL PENS BLAZING: A ROCK & HEAVY METAL WRITER’S HANDBOOK
By Neil Daniels
Published by Authors Online (www.authorsonline.co.uk)
Available to buy from most online book stores, including Amazon and AuthorsOnline Ltd
Book Size (Paperback editions): 5 x 8″ (203 x 127mm) Perfect Bound
ISBN (Paperback edition): 978-07552-1256-9
Approx Number of Words: 199,047
Black and White: 350 / Colour: None
The book is available to buy at neildaniels.com.