Paranoid: Black Days With Sabbath and Other Rock Icons

Paranoid: Black Days With Sabbath and Other Rock Icons PDF/EPUB ✓ Black Days With Sabbath and PDF \ Paranoid: Black PDF or Days With ePUB ☆ Days With Sabbath and PDF \ Black Days With PDF/EPUB ¶ PARANOIDTHE UNEXPURGATED EDITION with a new introduction by the author, Mick Wall

‘In his amoral, happygolucky search for the next drink or expensespaid trip, Wall fe. PARANOIDTHE UNEXPURGATED EDITION with a new introduction by the author, Mick Wall ‘In his amoral, happygolucky search for the next drink or expensespaid trip, Wall fearlessly exposes much of the mediocrity and sheer hollowness that lies just beneath the surface glamour of life on the pop mediacelebrity circuit… Dark, twisted and frequently hilarious’ THE TIMES ‘This is the tale of a writer’s travels in nihilism… Up one minute, down the next, Wall teeters on selfdestruct’ MOJO ‘A repulsively compelling account of life on the road and other rock’n'roll stories, the heroin scenes make Irvine Welsh look like the Teletubbies’ THE GUARDIAN ‘Mick Wall will never work in the music industry again Not if the men in the corridors of power learn about his utter contempt for [them]’ UNCUT Like all the greatest rock books ever written, this is not a book about rock music; it is a book about rock life A hardhitting, iconoclastic tour de force, written with affection, rudeness and wincing honesty, PARANOID proves that music can be an arena for moral choicesthat it can quite literally change your life Mick Wall was a teenage rock fan who, leaving school with no qualifications, somehow found himself working with Black Sabbath They would help seal his fate forever As he writes, 'It was never about what happened on stage, it was about what happened afterwards, when the crowd had gone and the bands could really start to play' Written in prose that pulsates with rock's own rhythms, and featuring a remarkable cast of charactersincluding Sabbath and their notorious singer Ozzy Osbourne, Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, Kate Bush David Bowie, Guns amp; Roses, Stevie Nicks and many, many othersPARANOID is not just the story of one man, or even one band, but a remarkably frank inside look at the rock industry in all its tawdry, selfdeluding glory ‘Far too slowly the truth dawned’, writes Wall ‘For much of my life, I had been a desperate, hand to mouth junkie in a corrupt, multibillion dollar industry that didn't give a fuck’ This brand new eBook edition is the first time PARANOID has been published online It comes with a brand new introduction from the author, outlining for the first time what the book was really all about, and with the manuscript in its original unexpurgated form