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Steel Rainbow : The Legendary Underground Guide to Becoming an '80s Rock Star, Paperback / softback Book

Steel Rainbow : The Legendary Underground Guide to Becoming an '80s Rock Star Paperback / softback


Looking back at '80s Hair Metal, one thing is apparent-every band looked and sounded exactly the same.

According to legend, this is because of a secret text written by an anonymous record label in 1984 that promised fame and fortune to anyone who followed it word-for-word.

As the music scene started to change in the '90s, this text faded into obscurity, never to be read and followed again...until now.

Here, in all its glory, is a replica of that original text, painstakingly rewritten word-by-word for today's retro music hopefuls to follow.

The text, which covers everything from how to write music to how to dress, includes the following illustrated tips:On How to Look:Be sure to showcase your chest 75 percent of the time.On How to Write Music:Use excessive umlauts in soeng titles.Write a song for all the ladies out there, and declare it in the intro.On How to Play: Multiply the number of amps you need by six.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Heavy Metal music
  • ISBN: 9780762780730

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