Lightspeed is the critically acclaimed, online science fiction magazine edited by best-selling anthologist John Joseph Adams. Each month at lightspeedmagazine.com, top authors and brilliant new voices alike span the genre’s full spectrum, from near-future sociological science fiction, to star-spanning hard science fiction, and everything in between. This audiobook contains all the podcasts from Lightspeed's first Hugo-nominated year, performed by a host of star narrators.
"Great Mix of SF- Short Stories"
Shock, controversy and pathological rage are the order of the day with Eminem (Marshal Bruce Mathers the III - aka Slim Shady) . In a short few months he became one of the most provocative, outrageous and obsessive rappers in contemporary music. As Eminem rocks the rap world, the hip hop community greets him with open arms and rock stations and the fans just can't get enough.
The Bon Jovi story is one of sheer determination and talent. Hard-rock band Bon Jovi was formed in New Jersey, USA, and fronted by Jon Bon Jovi. His four co members were Richie Sambora, David Bryan (Rashbaum), Ticco Tores, and Alec John Such. Jon Bon Jovi spent the years 1983 to 1988 establishing the band as one of the most popular hard-rock bands around. Success came in the form of platinum albums such as Slippery When Wet and New Jersey.
"Quit at chapter 3"
Metallica, who are unparalleled in the hard rock market, have sold well over 30 million albums. They are a band that refused to compromise. They have stuck to what they know, and they have abided by their own rules.
An anthology of 13 monster tales features writings by Jack Prelutsky, Jane Yolen, Patrick Bone, Joe R. Lansdale, and others. By the author of My Teacher Is an Alien.
Hardcore rock band Korn formed in 1993 when two bands combined: Sexart and LAPD. Jonathan Davies was lead singer with Sexart, whilst also working as an assistant coroner in the Korn County (California) Coroners Department, and James Schaffer, Reginald Arvizu, Brian Welch, and David Silveria were part of LAPD. Korn's alternative funk - metal sound has positioned the group as one of the most exciting, popular, and provocative bands to emerge during the post-grunge era.
US rockers Aerosmith, who have often been compared to the Rolling Stones, are a band whose career dates back to the early '70s and whose influence on the Glam Rock scene has been considerable. Aerosmith formed in the US in 1970 with a line up of vocalist Steve Tyler, guitarists Joe Perry and Brad Whitford, bassist Tom Hamilton, and drummer Joey Kramer.
"Interesting for Aerosmith Enthusiasts"
This Oasis and Noel Gallagher audiobiog gives a unique insight into the creative workings of the band. It also exclusively reveals the intimate details of family conflict, which creates their driving energy.
This two-part Manic Street Preachers audiobiography is a fascinating story. Part one is before the disappearance of lyricist Richie Edwards. We hear how the band have lost some of their recklessness, as a result of getting older and also the loss of Richie, but the creativeness and political conscience in their song lyrics is still there. Manics are the acclaimed Kings of Rock.
Blur, who triggered Britpop, caught the media headlines in their constant fighting and competition with Oasis. In this unique audiobiography Damon Albarn sidesteps and ignores the Oasis situation and really does not see them as a threat - as far as Damon is concerned Noel is a poser and no one knows what is going on inside Liam Gallagher’s head. He talks about Blur and their song writing and recording and how he changed his attitude regarding drugs.
Sepultura have always upheld their Brazilian roots. Band members Max Cavalera ( vocals / guitar), Andreas Kisser (guitar), Paolo Jr. (bass) and Igor Caverla (drums) feature in this exclusive audiobiog and share how traditional tribal music features in their writing and performances as they rose from the poverty of San Paola to become Brazil's first international music success story.
Justin Timberlake, Chris, Joey, JC, and Lansten made up the sensational 'N Sync, a genuine boy band. 'N Sync got together and were friends long before success beckoned. Although they are all from different backgrounds, have different musical tastes, and come from different parts of America, they were totally 'N Sync.
Ruled by numbers and into chaos, SLIPKNOT are metal's messed up hardcore sensation. Iowa used to be the middle of nowhere and then there was Slipnot. The frightening persona and barcoded number assignment, with faces shrouded in masks deliver complete brutality. Putting on the masks reveal wha s inside each of the characters, something they live 24 hours a day and an extension of their personalities.
Boyzone are the biggest pop phenomenon to come out of Ireland, with six number 1 singles, four number 1 albums and over 20 million album sales. In the beginning the band had to audition and when finally selected they were groomed to perfection by their management. Ronan Keating, Mikey Duffy, Shane Lynch and Steve Gatley carved a path in the pop market that allowed bands like Westlife to follow. This is not a music release by the artist or record company and sound quality may vary.
ROBBIE WILLLIAMS is probably the hottest celebrity artist around. When he left Take That he firmly established himself and the burning question always was - "When will he rejoin?". Robbie has attitude, he does what he wants in a very confident way. This is not a music release by the artist or record label but an exclusive audiobiog in which we hear how he continues to be a workaholic, what motivates him, why he is so controversial and how he survives.
All three of The Chesapeake collection of tall tales, fishing stories, and tidewater turmoil are combined in one set.