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Author Hyden, Steven, author.

Title Your favorite band is killing me : what pop music rivalries reveal about the meaning of life / Steven Hyden.

Imprint New York : Back Bay Books : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    781.64 HYD    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    781.64 HYD    Available
Edition First Back Bay paperback edition.
Description x, 294 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Don't believe the truth (Oasis vs. Blur) -- Bruce dreams (Nirvana vs. Pearl Jam) -- A quirky theory about quirk theory (Prince vs. Michael Jackson) -- Gorilla meets gorilla (White Stripes vs. Black Keys) -- We crash into each other just so we can feel something (Taylor Swift vs. Kanye West) -- We finally talk about Beatles vs. Stones -- Right to the ways and the rules of the world (Eric Clapton vs. Jimi Hendrix) -- The Pope > Robin Thicke (Sinead O'Connor vs. Miley Cyrus) -- Competing with yourself and losing (Roger Waters vs. the rest of Pink Floyd) -- Why does the thunder pass me by? (A short history of unfought celebrity boxing matches, starring Axl Rose and Vince Neil with cameos by Scott Stapp, Fred Durst, Kid Rock, Tommy Lee, Kurt Cobain, DMX, and George Zimmerman) -- Geek USA (Smashing Pumpkins vs. Pavement) -- A tour of three ultimatum prison cells (Dr. Dre vs. Eazy-E; Dave Mustaine vs. Metallica; David Lee Roth vs. the Van Halen brothers) -- Everyone must stand alone (Madonna vs. Cyndi Lauper and Britney Spears vs. Christina Aguilera) -- Heritage, not hate (Neil Young vs. Lynyrd Skynyrd) -- You're nobody (till somebody kills you) (Biggie vs. Tupac) -- Actual otter (Toby Keith vs. the Dixie Chicks).
Subject Popular music -- History and criticism.
Rock music -- History and criticism.
Popular music fans -- Attitudes.
Rock music fans -- Attitudes.
Rock groups -- Public opinion.
Musicians -- Public opinion.
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