'APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION has the best of Wall's Kerrang! features, each bolstered by new, insightful post-scripts. You won't read a funnier rock book in 2010.****' MOJO
Mick Wall was the founding editor of Classic Rock Magazine. He's the author of numerous music titles, including books on Iron Maiden, Don Arden, Axl Rose, Led Zeppelin and John Peel. He ghosted XS All Areas: The Autobiography of Status Quo and is a former DJ on Capital Radio.
Is it possible to write literately and intelligently about heavy metal music? The answer: a resounding yes. And it s a lot of fun. - The Sydney Morning HeraldWith his new tome, Wall s own sterling history in the biz is on show. It's a collection of Wall's interviews from the 1980's heyday of Kerrang! See how this stuff is meant to be done folks. - The BragThe interest lies in the book's evocation of a time when hard rock was inseparable from hard living and devastation. Wall has enough ironic distance on it all to offer some interesting and amusing material. - The AgeBeer-stained, ash-flecked rock reporting at its best. Rock journalism the way it should be. - The Daily Telegraph