Category Archives: Music

Rock Bottom by Michael Shilling

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 400 pages, 2009 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: The whole ‘fallen rock stars’ thing seemed like it would make a great story. Synopsis: The Blood Orphans had it all: a contract that paid them lots of money to play their songs all over the world, and all the sex and drugs […]

The Long Hard Road Out of Hell by Marilyn Manson with Neil Strauss

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 275 pages, 1998 Rating: 8/10 Reason for Reading: I have an inexplicable adoration of Manson. Synopsis: Shock ‘n’ roller Marilyn Manson’s surprisingly honest autobiography, covering his life from childhood up to the release of his album Anti-Christ Superstar. Manson isn’t afraid to look like a huge geek, although most of the […]