For decades, UK thrash metal has been the most underrated and overlooked member of the metal family. Criminally ignored, and considered secondary to its American, German and Brazilian equivalents, the genre has nevertheless continued to survive and thrive, rising from the ashes on more than one occasion. There can be no denying that the UK’s thrash scene has generated a wealth of amazing music, often in the face of adversity and apathy, and Contract In Blood tells the whole story - warts 'n' all. From humble DIY beginnings in backstreet pubs to misrepresentation in the music press and being misunderstood by major labels on the world stage and beyond...
The remaining stocks of Marc’s lush and comprehensive collection of photographs celebrating his 35 years as a performer are available now at a special mail order price exclusively from Cherry Red Records. In this deluxe picture rich career overview, Marc opens up his extensive personal archive of images and, alongside contributions from many major music photographers, the book presents over 140 of the most inventive and eye-catching pictures from each era of Marc’s long and acclaimed career. The selections are enhanced throughout with Marc’s personal thoughts, memories and insights and the book ends with a fully illustrated discography evidencing his wonderfully diverse career and absolutely unique creative sensibility.
We are able to offer this book at a specially reduced price of £19.50 plus P+P which is over 50% off the published price.
Also available with the Marc Almond 'Dead Eyed Child/Black Satin' Limited Edition Clear 7" Vinyl Single and Limited Edition black 12" Vinyl pressing of 'Against Nature' as an exclusive bundle deal here!
An exclusive bundle of rare limited edition Marc Almond merchandise, making the perfect gift for any Marc Almond fan! Includes black 12" vinyl pressing of 'Against Nature' (UNSIGNED).
At just £36, this is a fantastic deal with a saving of £40 off the original RRP value (worth £76!).
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1 x ‘Marc Almond’ Limited Edition, 176 pages, cloth-bound, hardback photo book
1 x Limited Edition Black 'Against Nature' 12"Vinyl LP
1 x Marc Almond, 'Black Eyed Child / Black Satin', Limited Edition, Clear Vinyl, 7” Single
Turn Up The Strobe tells the story of two of the Twentieth Century’s most vital artists, and those who understood them. A story of success, fear, ego, power, graffiti, house music, independence, control, disaster, the Roland TR-808, love, sheep, marketing, God, death, 12” vinyl records, escape, freedom, populism, a Ford Galaxie and the money and fame all of these things attract.
Never Known Questions delves deep into The Residents’ psyche, charting their rise from cottage industry imagineers to art pop figureheads and exploring forty plus years of chameleonic musical adventures, along with the lore and legend that has built up around the group.
More than two years in the making and featuring hundreds of brand new interviews and photographs, Burning Britain is the true story of the UK punk scene from 1980-1984 told for the first time by the bands and labels who created it.
Throughout the pages of Tom Waits: In the Studio, the creative processes behind the writing and recording of career highs, ranging from 'The Heart of Saturday Night' and "Raindogs" in the 1970s and 80s, "Bone Machine" and "Mule Variations" in the 1990s and "Blood Money" and the more recent "Orphans, Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards" in the new millennium, are explored via interviews with engineers and producers and quoted commentary from Waits' himself.