"An engrossing read." —Library Journal
"A definitive guide to how our fave rock stars kicked the bucket." —The Observer
"A huge, affectionate and strangely compelling chronicle . . . There’s no shortage of rip-roaring sagas, shot through with black humor, pathos, and peculiar insight." —The New Statesman
"A strange, entertaining chronology . . . comprehensively detailed and interspersed with lighter facts and interesting charts." —The Daily Express
"Simmonds . . . plays on our obsession with the bizarre and the tragic in equal measure. As humorous as it is enthralling." —Rock Sound
"Fascinating. . . . A must-have for the shelves of every music obsessive." — Lincoln Journal Star
About the Author
Jeremy Simmonds is the coauthor of Rough Guide to Rock and a freelance music writer. He wrote and produced seven series of the popular BBC television show, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, as well as the pop quiz show Mental!