Musings on Music

A Diet of Quiet — Sleepmist

A Hundred Heresiarchs — review of Bowie’s Books: The Hundred Literary Heroes Who Changed His Life

Angst, Anguish, Abjection — Ruin-Dredger

Auto-Biommi — review of Iron Man: My Journey through Heaven and Hell with Black Sabbath (2011)

Black Mother Nirvana — Purushmedh / Bodhisattva

Bleeding Black — review of Watch You Bleed: The Saga of Guns n’ Roses (2008)

Bon and Off — review of Two Sides to Every Glory: AC/DC: The Complete Biography

Book in Black – review of Black Sabbath: Symptom of the Universe (2013)

Clubbed to Deaf — review of The Haçienda: How Not to Run a Club by Peter Hook

Chute: The Lot — review of The Fallen: Life In and Out of Britain’s Most Insane Group

Court in the Act – The Primitives

Cry’ Me A Shiver — Cryogénie

Currently Listening… — toxic tunes for teratotropic transgressivists…

Def and the Maiden — review of Rock Chronicles (2012)

Four to Three — review of Nailed to History: The Story of Manic Street Preachers (2010)

Front Row for the Axl Show — review of Nothin’ But a Good Time: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Glam Metal

Get Your Locks Off — reviews of books on Led Zeppelin and Jimmy Page

Glamourdämmerung — review of Treasures of Nirvana (2011)

Glasguitargang — review of Dog Eat Dog: A Story of Survival, Struggle and Triumph by the Man Who Put AC/DC on the World Stage (2014)

Go with the Quo – review of Status Quo: Still Doin’ It – The Official Updated Edition (2013)

Groaning and Grieving — Slough of Despond

Hip-Hop Hermeneuticized — some respected figures in the rap community

Guitardämmerung — Man Will Destroy Himself

Guns’n’Gladioli — review of A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths (2013)

Halfway to Paralysed — review of Halfway to Paradise: The Birth of British Rock (2008)

Hit and Smith — review of Songs that Saved Your Life (2013)

Hooky Here — review of Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division by Peter Hook

Hymn Pickings — review of The Church Hymnary (Oxford University Press 1927)

Ink Tune – review of Nick Drake: Dreaming England (2013)

Lauditor Temporis Acti — The Early Music Consort of London

Manchester’s Mozzerabilist Messiah — review of Morrissey: The Pageant of His Bleeding Heart (2012)

Moppa-Toppa Poppa — review of Paul McCartney: The Biography by Philip Norman

Past Masters — review of Justice for All: The Truth about Metallica (2014)

Mental Marine Music — Slow Exploding Gulls

Pummelling Putridity — Paraphistomiasis

Seen and Not Heard — review of The Greatest Albums You’ll Never Hear (2014)

Suspicious Substance — review of Substance: Inside New Order by Peter Hook

Roc and Rawl — review of Rise of The Super Furry Animals (2015)

Sean of the Head — review of Am I Evil? The Autobiography by Brian Tatler

Shaman On U! — review of Julian Cope’s Copendium: An Expedition into the Rock’n’Roll Underworld

Songs from the Center of the Sun — Faster Than Lichen

The Sound of Silex — Sculptrix Sabulorum

Stoch’! (In the Name of Dove) — Stochasma

Tattoo Your Ears — Erotic Support / Swords of Mars

The Basis of the Beast — review of Killers: The Origins of Iron Maiden, 1975-1983 (2014)

Toxic Tails — review of In the Seventies: Adventures in the Counterculture (2011)

Voc and Rôle – Vox Vulgaris / Trouvere

Whole Lotta Scott — review of Highway to Hell: The Life and Times of AC/DC Legend Bon Scott

Wilde about Algy — discussion of Swinburne and the Gilbert-and-Sullivan opera Patience (1888)

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