Tag: book review

Review: This Is Gonna Hurt: Music, Photography and Life through the Distorted Lens of Nikki Sixx

Nikki Sixx’s second book, This Is Gonna Hurt, comes out in paperback today; it first appeared in hardcover in 2011. We thought this would be a good time to revisit Fleur’s review of the book from last summer (first published on […] Read more »

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Bass God: I met my idol … and it was wonderful

A guest post by Cheriqui Someone once said, “Never meet your idol unless you are prepared for disappointment.” Whoever said that apparently did not have as brilliant an experience as I did. Since I was about 12 years old I […] Read more »

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“It’s the Apocalypse, Charlie Brown”

I’ve been somewhat conflicted about whether this concert belongs among the shows we’re featuring here. The three men who comprise Ben Folds Five don’t have any visible tattoos and they’re more about eyeglasses than guyliner. The music– bass, drums, and […] Read more »

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Mom, Have You Seen My Leather Pants?

Fleur the Kiwi No, I didn’t utter those words, for two main reasons. 1) Having grown up in a non-U.S. part of the erstwhile British empire, I say “Mum,” not “Mom,” and 2) I have, alack, never owned a pair […] Read more »

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