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Secret History of Rock 'n' Roll free pdf Many people today see rock 'n' roll as the marriage between new technology, African roots music and European folk. But, as comics legend and pop culture expert Chris Knowles shows in an eye-opening argument, its spirit is much more ancient than that. Sex, drugs, loud music, wild costumes, pyrotechniques - these were all characteristics of the so-called 'mystery religions' of the ancient world. Chris Knowles here traces their history, their rise and fall and eventual metamorphosis into what is known today as rock 'n' roll culture.

About Christopher Knowles

Christopher Knowles is an author and creator of comics. He is known for Halo: An Angel's Story, a mini-series published by Sirius Entertainment. He was the editor of the Top Shelf Productions magazine "Comic Book Artist" from 2000-2004 and has written articles for publications like "The Jack Kirby Collector" and sites like Comic Book Resources. Knowles also wrote a highly acclaimed and award-winning book called Our Gods Wear Spandex: The Secret History of Comic Book Heroes and the critically-acclaimed Clash City Showdown: The Music, Meaning and Legacy of the Clash . He also co-authored a book about "The X-Files" TV series called The Complete X-Files: Behind the Series, the Myths, and the Movies, published by Insight Editions. He was an associate editor and columnist for the five-time Eisner Award-winning Comic Book Artist magazine, as well as a writer and reviewer for the UK magazine, Classic Rock. Knowles wrote the definitive history of the cult classic film Lucifer Rising for Classic Rock, which featured exclusive interviews with Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, director Kenneth Anger and Manson Family member Bobby Beausoleil. The Lucifer Rising cover story earned Classic Rock its best-selling issue to date. He keeps several blogs that discuss occult topics, including The Secret Sun, The Solar Satellite, and The Solar Seminar. He resides in Red Hook, New Jersey.

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Author : Christopher Knowles
Publisher : Cleis Press
Data Published : 23 September 2010
ISBN : 1573444057
EAN : 9781573444057
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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