July 23, 2024

Deryck Whibley (Sum 41): Walking Disaster: My Life Through Heaven And Hell

Release Date: 10/8

The memoir covers Whibley’s work with the band plus his trials and tribulations.

A decade ago, Whibley (pictured above) collapsed and was rushed to the hospital where doctors revealed his liver and kidneys had failed. He was placed in a coma for a week to help his body detox from alcohol and went on to get sober and lead a healthier lifestyle. But last year, Whibley was discharged from a hospital after being treated for pneumonia.

Alex Van Halen (Van Halen): Brothers

Release Date: 10/22

The 384-page book “is the definitive take on Edward Van Halen’s life and death from the one who knew and loved him best,” wrote the book’s editor Sara Nelson. Alex has said the memoir of is a “love letter” to his late brother.

Marty Friedman (ex-Megadeth): Dreaming Japanese

Release Date: 12/5

“It’s got so much deep details about the Metal life that I’ve lived before I went over to Japan,” said the 61-year-old former Megadeth guitarist (’90 – ’00) who has been living in Japan since ’03. “There’s serious life stuff that you would only be comfortable talking about in a complete tell-all autobiography. It’s basically everything that no one knows about me.”

Mark Morton (Lamb Of God): Desolation: A Heavy Metal Memoir

Release Date: Out Now

The book (co-written with Ben Opiari) covers Morton’s musical career and journey from addiction to recovery.

“Unpacking my story, I was able to observe events in my life with an objectivity that I hadn’t experienced while I’d lived them in real time,” offered Morton.

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