Scott Ian, founding member of iconic thrash-metal band Anthrax, brings his long-awaited memoir to Strand on Wednesday, October 15th at 7:00 pm! Charting his adolescence in Queens, through his first encounters with rock music (The Who, KISS), this dynamic autobiography illuminates the formation of Anthrax and beyond. I’m The Man is a funny, fast-paced look at the life of this living legend of heavy-metal.
Scott will be interviewed by SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal show host Jose Mangin, who also hosts MTV2’s Headbangers Ball. Don’t miss out!
Buy a copy of I’m The Man or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.
Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(at 12th St.)
Scott Ian, guitarist/lyricist from the band Anthrax, appears at Bookends on Tuesday, October 14th at 7:00 pm to sign his new book: I’m The Man.
211 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
The long–awaited and vastly entertaining autobiography of Scott Ian, a founding member of legendary, groundbreaking, and influential thrash–metal band Anthrax.
In this fast–paced, humorous, and revealing memoir from guitarist Scott Ian—the leader of a band that proved brutality and fun don’t have to be mutually exclusive—Ian tells his life story, starting with his upbringing as a nerdy Jewish boy in Queens who had his first musical epiphany when he saw The Who on television. Not long after that, he saw KISS at Madison Square Garden and realized what he wanted to do with his life.
I’m the Man covers Ian’s dysfunctional home life and his escape through the turbulent world of heavy metal. It also chronicles the complete history of Anthrax, from the band’s formation to their triumphant performance at Ian’s beloved Yankee Stadium on the Big Four Tour with Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth.
All books signed at Book Revue events must be purchased at Book Revue. If you purchase the book prior to the event please save your receipt. If you have purchased the book from somewhere else you can still get your book signed, we just ask that you make a purchase in our store of equal or greater value to that of the book.
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Here’s a new one for you metal heads… ANTHRAX’s SCOTT IAN will be here on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20th! As you may know, Scott is the writer of the new LOBO: HIGHWAY TO HELL mini-series, and he’ll be here on the 20th to sign your copy! Time is 6:00, as always, but check out www.jhuniverse.blogspot.com for more up-to-the-minute announcements!
Jim Hanley’s Universe, 4 West 33rd St, New York, NY 10001
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Orlando, FL September 14, 2009 – The largest gathering of horror icons and celebrities is about to take place in Orlando, FL, and it’s hosted by Spooky Empire, Inc. An excellent show is in store once again! They’ve brought together a who’s who of macabre guests to appear at Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend, being held this year on October 9-11, 2009 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort on International Drive.
This year Spooky Empire is proud to announce special guest, Shannen Doherty, of the TV shows “Charmed”, “Scare Tactics” and of course “Beverly Hills, 90210″. Other major guests to appear are The Masters of Horror – John Landis “American Werewolf in London”, and Herschell Gordon Lewis “2,000 Maniacs”, plus actresses Adrienne Barbeau “The Fog”, Linda Blair “The Exorcist”, and Fairuza Balk from “The Craft”. From Alfred Hitchcock’s legendary film “The Birds” Tippi Hedren will be appearing, as well as Bill Moseley and William Forsythe of Rob Zombie’s “The Devil’s Rejects”, Danny Trejo of “From Dusk Til Dawn”, Jake Busey of “The Frighteners”, Jason Mewes of “Clerks”. The voice of “Jack Skellington” Chris Sarandon will be in attendance. There will be a “Jason” Reunion with special guests Derek Mears, Kane Hodder and. C.J. Graham. Come and meet the daughter of the legendary movie monster Boris Karloff – Sara Karloff. Also meet special guest Brian Krause, best known as Leo in the “Charmed” television series and Stephen Kings “Sleepwalkers”, this is his first convention appearance. Other guests include Jason London from “Dazed and Confused”, “Creature from the Black Lagoon” Ricou Browning, and from “Night of the Creeps” Jill Whitlow and Jason Lively. There will also be a “Halloween II” reunion with the original cast. This is just the beginning!
From the popular television series, “Ghosthunters” TAPS members Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango will appear.
There will be over twenty authors promoting their newest books and partaking in panels and Q&As, including Max Brooks, author of “World War Z”.
Some of the best artists can be found at the Ultimate Horror Weekend, including Joe Simko, Stainboy, Dirk Strangely and animator Richard Green.
This year Spooky Empire is bringing back what they are best known for – the most exciting events in Florida! Including the Freak Show Film Festival, Live Bands with performances by Ghoultown, Psychocharger, original Anthrax frontman Joey Belladonna and many more, Creepy Costume Contest, Screamin’ Ink Tattoo Room with special guest artist Paul Booth, Q&A’s and Seminars, Video Game Room with a RockBand: Battle of the Bands, Huge Dealer Room, and of course their world renowned pool parties – a must attend! The newest additions to the events – The Celebrity Poker Tournament and a Shadow Cast of Repo: The Genetic Opera hosted by cast members Terrance Zdunich, Bill Moseley, and J Larose.
Last but certainly not least…the famous Zombie Walk hosted by The Deadite Empire with a tribute to Michael Jackson’s Thriller. The walk will not only have the largest collection of the walking dead, they will also perform a reenactment of the Thriller dance with stars from the original video; Ola Ray and Cheryl Sington, as well as the director John Landis…
…plus so much more !!
Advance tickets for this ultimate event are on sale now! $40 gets you in for the whole weekend, that’s all three days of horror mayhem! One day passes are just $25 and $30. Visit the website www.spookyempire.com.
Make sure you reserve your rooms early this year. Last year sold out quickly and you don’t want to pass up the opportunity to stay on the premises, you don’t want to miss a thing. Rooms at the Wyndham are just $99 a night, if you mention “Spooky Empire” when you call for reservations. The Wyndham reservation line is 1-800-421-8001.
Join the legions of Spooky Empire fans on their Forum at www.spookyempire.com. Meet other fans, get answers to your questions, and find out the most recent updates on the show.
For more information visit the website at www.spookyempire.com or call the Spooky Empire Hotline 954-258-7852.