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JOE PERRY’s Book ‘Rocks’ Sits In Top Ten On NY Times Bestseller List

JOE PERRY’s Book ‘Rocks’ Sits In Top Ten On NY Times Bestseller List

Since its October 7 release, JOE PERRY’s ROCKS: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith (Simon & Schuster) has spent its initial two weeks on the prestigious NEW YORK TIMES bestseller list.  ROCKS entered the charts at #8 and remained in the Top Ten (#10) in week two.  In the book, PERRY shares–with total candor and without apology–what life is like as the lead guitarist and co-head writer of Aerosmith. Perry has been in high demand, completing a cross-country book […]

‘108 Rock Star Guitars’ Now Available

‘108 Rock Star Guitars’ Now Available

108 Rock Star Guitars by Lisa S. Johnson, Foreword by Les Paul USA Today called it a “monster of a coffee table book…a trip through rock ‘n’ roll history.” Brian Setzer said it was “the classiest guitar book I have ever seen.” And Slash said, “Lisa’s photos are top-notch. Truly honored to be in the company of such iconic artists.” In the fall of 2013, the publishing and music worlds were shaken to their cores by the arrival of 108 […]

IDW To Bring Douglas Adams Dirk Gently’s To Comics

IDW To Bring Douglas Adams Dirk Gently’s To Comics

In partnership with Ideate Media, IDW Publishing is proud to announce that Dirk Gently will be appearing in his first-ever comic-book series in 2015, helping to prove the interconnectedness of all things, the precept by which Dirk Gently, Douglas Adams’ beloved fictional “holistic detective” lives. Following the recent announcement that Gently will be developed for television by IDW Entertainment and Ideate Media with Circle of Confusion as Executive Producers and Max Landis as showrunner, IDW will also launch an ongoing […]

‘Star Wars: Tarkin’ Coming Soon, Win One Now

‘Star Wars: Tarkin’ Coming Soon, Win One Now

Bestselling Star Wars veteran James Luceno gives Grand Moff Tarkin the Star Wars: Darth Plagueis treatment, bringing a legendary character from A New Hope to full, fascinating life. He’s the scion of an honorable and revered family. A dedicated soldier and distinguished legislator. Loyal proponent of the Republic and trusted ally of the Jedi Order. Groomed by the ruthless politician and Sith Lord who would be Emperor, Governor Wilhuff Tarkin rises through the Imperial ranks, enforcing his authority ever more mercilessly . . . and zealously […]

An Evening With Jimmy Page Downtown Los Angeles

An Evening With Jimmy Page Downtown Los Angeles

To celebrate the publication of Jimmy Page’s official photographic autobiography – the first ever book by a member of Led Zeppelin – on November 12 at 8:30pm, Jimmy Page will appear on stage with Chris Cornell. During the course of a dialogue together, the audience will be invited to join Jimmy and Chris looking through unseen photos and memorabilia, many drawn from Jimmy’s personal archives. Jimmy Page will be revisiting memories of his life in music – “from 13-year-old choirboy to Sixties session musician, through […]

Lovecraft Live On The Stage, Limited Tickets Available

Lovecraft Live On The Stage, Limited Tickets Available

  BUY TICKETS HERE Attention Los Angeles Monster Kids, the legendary Famous Monsters of Filmland teams up with Captured Aural Phantasy Theater to present COME ABOARD OUR LOVECRAFT at the historic El Cid for 1 night only Sunday, October 5! Another in a continuing series of monthly shows that represent a collaboration between Famous Monsters and Captured Aural Phantasy Theater, we will be showcasing live performances of H.P. Lovecraft stories performed in our signature variety show/ old radio show style. […]

AEROSMITH’s JOE PERRY Kicks Off 14-Stop Book Tour

AEROSMITH’s JOE PERRY Kicks Off 14-Stop Book Tour

JOE PERRY—Aerosmith co-founding member and rock icon in his own right–will embark on a 14-stop book tour beginning Tuesday, October 7 in New York, in conjunction with the release of his new memoir Rocks: My Life In And Out Of Aerosmith (S&S; Hardcover; October 7, 2014; $27.99). After New York, the book tour continues with stops throughout the U.S., including a mid-tour stop at The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH. Full list of dates are below […]

Suicidegirls ‘Geekology’ Book Is Available Now

Suicidegirls ‘Geekology’ Book Is Available Now

SuicideGirls, the Internet’s top site celebrating alternative beauty and indie culture, has released a new book spotlighting the self-proclaimed geeks of their community. Within its pages, Geekology features stunning photos of the video game players, the comic book readers, the Trekkies and many other shining examples of the culture they’re representing. The book is available now for purchase at https://suicidegirls.com/shop/suicidegirls-geekology/, Amazon.com and other national retailers. The SuicideGirls are a collection of more than 2,500 pin-up girls devoted to changing stereotypical […]

IDW & Ideate Media To Bring Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency To TV

IDW & Ideate Media To Bring Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency To TV

IDW Entertainment (“IDWE”) and Ideate Media announced today they have optioned the worldwide rights to Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency novels. IDWE and Ideate have formed a partnership to co-fund development and co-produce with the intent of securing a direct-to-series commitment. Circle of Confusion will Executive Produce. Max Landis has been tapped to write the pilot and Executive Produce. Max is the writer of feature films Chronicle, upcoming American Ultra starring Kirsten Stewart & Jesse Eisenberg, and upcoming […]

MTV Comic-Con Live Stream

MTV Comic-Con Live Stream

If you’re not making it out to Comic-Con this year, don’t sweat it — MTV is bringing the party to you.   On Thursday, Friday and Saturday (July 24-26), from 4pm ET – 7pm ET, MTV.com will air live-stream interviews with stars from the biggest movies and shows in town as Comic-Con rages on in San Diego. Hosted by Josh Horowitz, MTV’s Comic-Con interviews will be the place to hear about the event’s biggest news from the celebs themselves. The […]