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Power chord : one man's ear-splitting quest to find his guitar heroes

Author: Thomas Scott McKenzie
Publisher: New York : It Books, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Details the author's efforts to track down the legendary guitar heroes of the golden age of heavy metal, including Slash, Ace Frehley, Eddie Van Halen, George Lynch, and Mick Mars, and get them to share the secret to their success.
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Named Person: Thomas Scott McKenzie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Scott McKenzie
ISBN: 9780061964961 0061964964
OCLC Number: 805723651
Description: 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The hardest working slacker in the world --
First sighting --
Musical debates and the saving grace of video games --
A rocking tour of Evansville guitar stores --
The guitar hero constellation and plans for a pilgrimage --
A Midwestern metal escape --
Hitting the road --
A soggy county fair --
Guns, blades, a mechanical bull, and some useful chord tips --
A phone call from space --
Play from the heart --
The virtuoso --
Guitar hero calling --
Blood, sweat, and strats --
Grandpa sex, ringer tambourine players, and rocking the whisky --
The man with the pointy guitar --
Bending behind the nut --
The view from the Kiss stage --
Stage fright --
Going kamikaze --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Thomas Scott McKenzie.

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Details the author's efforts to track down the legendary guitar heroes of the golden age of heavy metal, including Slash, Ace Frehley, Eddie Van Halen, George Lynch, and Mick Mars, and get them to share the secret to their success.

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