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'Bad Boy Boogie' is the true story of AC/DC legend Bon Scott, taking a look at the life of the much-loved "lyricist, frontman and rascal". Here, author Jeff Apter shares an exclusive extract of the book with 'The Music', looking at Scott's time with his band Fraternity ahead of their departure to the UK, as well as looking at Malcolm and Angus Young's 'musical apprenticeship' and the moments that led them to AC/DC and Bon Scott.
Having previously written books about other Aussie legends like John Farnham, Malcolm Young and Daniel Johns, author Jeff Apter has today released a new biography on The Easybeats' founding member George Young, 'Friday On My Mind'. Read this exclusive extract from the book which details a memorable experience the band had following a Melbourne show...
It's been nearly two years since the passing of the legendary Malcolm Young, AC/DC co-founder and rhythm guitarist. Today sees the release of 'Malcolm Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC' a biography on Young's life, career and legacy by author Jeff Apter. Apter has previously profiled artists including Young's brother Angus, Jeff Buckley, Daniel Johns, John Farnham, Kasey Chambers and more. Here, Apter shares an extract from the book.
Music journalist Jeff Apter is set to deliver a new unauthorised biography on Daniel Johns, 'The Book Of Daniel', next month. The book details the revered frontman's life on and off stage over 15 years. In this exclusive extract given to theMusic, Apter recounts Johns touring with Silverchair in 1999 following the release of their third album, 'Neon Ballroom', and his increasingly unpredictable behaviour during the live shows.