Topic: John McGeoch - Biography
Not a name associated with the Blues, but nevertheless an influential guitarist in his day and with a unique sound which help sculpt bands like Siouxsie & The Banshees and beyond.
Out April 28.
The first ever biography about John McGeoch. Published by Omnibus Press.
We have been working hand-in-glove with Omnibus on this release and can ensure you that it is A-Grade. Gold-Medal-Standard. Top-Of-The-Tree.
The great and the good have fallen over themselves to contribute.
All of Magazine, Banshees Siouxsie & Severin, most of PiL, Jobson, LA-based punk rockers Billy Idol & Steve Jones, etc. etc.
If John played with them good words flowed.
Newer acolytes such as John Frusciante (Red Hot Chilli Peppers), Johnny Marr, Radioheaders Jonny Greenwood & Ed O’Brien likewise all fell in-line to salute.
This is the real deal.
The book is available in hardback (£20) and as a limited, hand-numbered, slipcase edition of 500 (£45) which includes:
1. A hardback copy signed by contributors Johnny Marr, Paul Morley, Rory Sullivan-Burke, Emily McGeoch, Dave Formula and Malcolm Garrett.
2. A 45rpm 7" vinyl record with complementary picture sleeve, featuring a previously unreleased live recording of 'The Light Pours Out Of Me’ by Magazine (from The Factory, Manchester, 1980) b/w 'The Anti-Hero’ by Dave Formula featuring John on guitar and voices.
3. One copy includes a ‘golden ticket’, which will win the lucky recipient a John McGeoch’s signature SG1000 guitar - worth over £800 - courtesy of Eastwood Guitars.
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You lucky, lucky people...