Book & Magazine Reviews

Martin James - 'Dave Grohl: Times Like This' http://rocktopia.co.uk/media/reviews/photos/thumbnail/200x200s/02/c4/d6/martin-james-dave-grohl-times-like-this-75-1482091337.jpg Hot

Added by Central Electronic Brain     December 18, 2016    
474   0   1   0   0   0

A very detailed biography of Dave Grohl of Nirvana/Foo Fighters et al fame.

Published by: Music Press/John Blake Publishing

Martin James has produced a very detailed biography of Dave Grohl of Nirvana/Foo Fighters et al fame. Written with passion and a fondness of Grohl, it tells of the steady rise of his star from his Washington DC "harDCore" days, his instant stardom in Nirvana with 'Nevermind' to his current position as front-man of the FF. The other and more interesting ascent is told in as much detail – that of his musicianship from being the new drummer in Nirvana to award winning multi-instrumentalist and song-writing front-man.

Underlying this, the book repeatedly states how hard working Grohl is; some of his solo songs were written in his Nirvana days and after summoning up the courage to be the front-man with his drive and talent, he become unstoppable.

The book states, and I have read it before, what a nice guy Grohl is; a family man and someone who doesn't always take himself seriously – see the video to 'Learning To Fly'! With the plethora of Kurt Cobain books out there, it's nice to see a bit of balance and read about the third man of Nirvana. By the way, the book states Grohl was a very important third ingredient in the band.

Rob McKenzie

Fireworks - The Ultimate Magazine For Melodic Rock Music

Share this on the web.


Comments (0)add comment

Write comment

security image
Write the displayed characters


busy

Member Login



Calendar

<<  May 2017  >>
 Mo  Tu  We  Th  Fr  Sa  Su 
  1  2  3  4  5  6  7
  8  91011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

Search Here

Shout Here

Latest Message: 4 days, 21 hours ago
  • Rocktopia Te : 20 new album and 10 new live reviews!
  • Berny : Thanks Rob, review was updated!
  • rocktopiarob : Hi in the Bad For Good review - please replace "Rundgren's absurdly genius guitar playing" with "Davey Johnstone's absurdly genius guitar playing"
  • LeChef : Thumbs up!!!
  • Central Elec : Five new live reviews!
  • Hysteria : Wow! GREAT Abums! What a fantastic read!!! Kudos to you guys for including an album review by "The Hoff". KITT will love it!!! : - )
  • Central Elec : Landmark reviews 4991 - 5000 are online
  • Berny : Landmark reviews 4981 - 4990 are online, have fun! :)
  • Central Elec : Landmark Album Reviews 4971 - 4980 are online.
  • Berny : Check out our EXCLUSIVE interview with André Andersen of ROYAL HUNT!
  • Berny : More information can be found here: «link»
  • Berny : @moorby_vj_li: Many thanks for your purchase. If you bought a physical copy of the magazine, you can download the bonus disc from the menu on top (Fireworks - > Bonus CD 77).
  • moorby_vj_li : Hi All, I have purchased Issue 77 but can not see a link to download the music, where would I go, thank you in advance
  • Berny : GRAVE DIGGER exclusive UK video premiere of 'Lawbreaker'! Check out the news!
  • Berny : The new Fireworks section is now live! In the TOP MENU bar, please navigate to "Fireworks" - > "Fireworks Online" to read interviews with Eclipse, Tokyo Motor Fist, House Of Lords, Art Of Anarchy, Battle Beast & Monster Truck.
  • Berny : Many thanks Casper! :)
  • Casper : Thanks Berny ordered
  • Berny : @Casper @all: Fireworks Magazine #78 news item is now online, bonus interviews will follow this weekend. We have some interesting stuff coming in the next couple of days, including an album reviews special.
  • Casper : Berny
  • Casper : sorry Berny
  • Casper : Sorry Berny
  • Casper : Thanks Benny
  • Berny : @Casper: Fireworks 78 is already avaiable from the Mini % Donwload Stores on Rocktopia. The full press release as well as the updated FW section will be posted tomorrow. Thanks for your patience!
  • Casper : Fireworks 78 any news
  • Berny : @EDUARDVH: Thank you! :)
  • EDUARDVH : THE BEST
  • EDUARDVH : A GREAT MAGAZING
  • Hysteria : Great new reviews guys! :)
  • SeaDog57 : thanks Berny I sent the email
  • Berny : @SeaDog57: Please send a mail to «email»

Only registered users are allowed to post

Follow Us

FacebookTwitterYoutubeGoogle