Sebastian Bach called in to talk about his memoir 18 and Life on Skid Row. We discussed our mutual love of rock and roll bios (particularly Springsteen’s & Keith Richards’ “Life”), why he didn’t turn to a ghostwriter, and how his love of KISS inspired him to share his stories.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Sophie Tweed-Simmons is featured in the new movie “Country Crush,” now available on DVD exclusively at Wal-Mart. We discussed her role as the naughty girl with no redeeming qualities.
Scott Crawford is a critically-acclaimed writer and director whose latest project is a rock ‘n’ roll documentary, “Boy Howdy: The Story of Creem Magazine.” We discussed the concept behind the film, how the artists and writers responded when he asked them to participate, and why it was important for him to go the crowdfunding route to get the film made.
See the trailer and contribute to the Kickstarter campaign here.
Greg Renoff has written a fascinating new book about the early days of Van Halen called “Van Halen Rising.” We talked about what inspired the book, the intensive research he undertook to present the work (including smashing some of the supposed well known “facts”), and why the story of Van Halen still resonates nearly 40 years later.Follow @bigwakeupcall