||12th August 2010
CHRONICLING OVER FOUR DECADES OF ROCK AND HEAVY METAL JOURNALISM
ALL PENS BLAZING: A ROCK AND HEAVY METAL WRITER'S HANDBOOK VOLUME II
BY Neil Daniels (Foreword by Mick Wall)
If you want to learn about the history of Metal magazines, this is 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rock writer Mick Wall, All Pens Blazing is a worthy historical document for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.
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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 by clicking here.
Volume II (foreword by Mick Wall) is 350 pages and features 69 interviews:
PRAISE FOR THE FIRST VOLUME:
"The aggregate of this book is an at minimum interesting and at max
fascinating read for any rock fan. 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
- 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?"
We'll be publishing extractas from the book over the coming weeks...