Panther Rock Books
Panther Rock Books
“I just finished an awesome book which I think you’d enjoy, simply if you love rock ’n’ roll. Now, if you’re an Aerosmith and Joe Perry fan, I know you’re gonna want to read this one.
And if you’re a fan of Boston Rock’n’Roll it’s a no-brainer…"
CARTER ALAN - Rock historian, Author & WZLX-FM iHeart Radio Personality
First and foremost, my 326 page music memoir is a detailed documentary of the years I spent singing with the Joe Perry Project in 1982, 1983 and 1984.
Along the way, I share dozens of my other rock’n’roll memories and tales.
The 60’s and the New England Teen Scene, Jimi Hendrix Experience and Led Zeppelin in Framingham, What’s Happening Mr. Silver? The WBZ Sundeck Studio at the Surf Nantasket - and my band - Joe Flash.
The 70’s. At the Rat in Boston, storming New England and NYC with my band THUNDERTRAIN. Playing and partying with the Dead Boys, David Johansen, The Cars, the Runaways, Willie Loco Alexander, David Bowie and more ...
The Big 80’s. Pop culture goes bonkers. MTV, Chicken McNuggets, ATMs, VCRs, Hard Rock Cafe and Buffalo Wings invade America. Ronald Reagan is in the White House and if you're lucky, the JOE PERRY PROJECT is playing tonight at your local rock'n'roll dive.
Road Tripping: Join Danny Hargrove, Joe Perry, me - and the rest of the Project gang inside the JPP van as we cruise from Boston to New Orleans. Las Vegas to Miami. Caracas to Toronto. Detroit to Huntington Beach and beyond…
Scenes from Venues from all over North America: In the dressing rooms and onstage at the Bottom Line, Agora Ballrooms, El Mocambo, Max’s, Hollywood Palace, Pocono Raceway, CBGB’s, Keystone Clubs, Wichita Falls Raceway, Reseda Country Club, the Channel, Harpo’s, New England Dragway, El Poliedro and hundreds more…
AEROSMITH - the early days. My memories of their first shows at the start of 1971. I also share my personal experiences performing and recording with Brad Whitford and playing live onstage with Joey Kramer and Steven Tyler. Plus, my behind-the-scenes tales.
Rock Bands and Celebrities: We’ll be crossing paths with Alice Cooper, Marshall Tucker Band, Stiv Bators, NRBQ, Stray Cats, The Ramones, Kim Simmonds/Savoy Brown, Huey Lewis and the News, Cyrinda Foxe, the Fools, Gale Huff, Howard Leese of Heart, Kix, Clarence Clemons, the Godz, Gary U.S. Bonds, The Outlaws, Robin Young, James Montgomery, Krokus, Tim Bogert, Rick Derringer, Gregg Allman, Sara Edwards, Cheap Trick, Steppenwolf, Jim Dandy, Wrabit, MaryBella, Les Dudek, the Stompers, Blackfoot, Duke and the Drivers, Ric Ocasek, Lee Aaron, Nazareth, Johnny A, David Johansen Group, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts to name but a few.
326 pages. Over 750 diary entries. Rare photos.
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The deluxe, expanded AUDIOBOOK of “Once a Rocker Always a Rocker: A Diary” is now available at Audible, Amazon and iTunes/AppleBooks.
Featuring monumental Boston rocker Greg“Earthquake”Morton as Mach's co-narrator. The whole Diary is included PLUS...
Boston radio personality, author and rock historian Carter Alan joins in with his Thundertrain and Joe Perry Project insights (& some buried treasure)…
But there’s more! Joe Perry Project members Danny Hargrove and Charlie Farren drop by to spin personal road tales.
Vivid, new stories are shared, old questions are finally answered, and a gripping, new Final Chapter is premiered…
For those of you who have been asking
“Hey Cowboy, how can we help you out with the NEW Audiobook?”
Important: If you’ve ever considered becoming an Audible subscriber, PLEASE use this dedicated link
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When you begin your 30 day Audible membership with “Once a Rocker”, it’s a Win-Win.
You win by being the first to experience “Once a Rocker” as an audiobook (and get a million other titles Audible offers)…
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See? I told you it was important!
Otherwise you can Own the Audiobook. Buy it with one click at Amazon or AppleBooks/iTunes.
Voting is underway for the First Annual Cowboy Awards.
Nominees (chosen from the 2020 season) will be announced on Monday, March 15, 2021.
Vying for the glittering Cowboy (trademark) Statuette will be:
Radio Personality of the Year
Top Book Store
Instagram Star of the Year
Top Rock Writer
Social Media Influencer
Podcaster of the Year
The First Annual Cowboy Awards Show will be telecast on the afternoon of Sunday April 25th 2021 on YouTube.
2/23/21 9 year-old Jam raps with Cowboy Mach Bell !
Topics include: demons, bubble gum, Van Halen, Godzilla, comic conventions and Mach’s rock'n'roll career. Don't miss this one!
Track by Track analysis of every song from the MCA 1983 Joe Perry Project release “Once a Rocker Always a Rocker”
Digging deeper into the creation & recording of songs like “King of the Kings” “Women In Chains.” Hear the real story behind that weird, strange lyric in “Walk with Me Sally” and much, much more. Kudos to host Thomas S. Orwat Jr. for giving Cowboy the chance to set the record straight!!
“This one’s kind of interesting. When Joe called him up to join the band (Mach) started a diary. It’s great read. It’s a first person account. I avoid a lot of the rock star books, just because…Dude. You were on heroin. How are you gonna tell me what you were doing (back then)?… I like the fact that (this) is authentic.” AVAILABLE ON ALL PODCAST PROVIDERS E468
RockShowCritique host Joe Suto & I discuss the new Audiobook, “Once a Rocker Always a Rocker” album out-takes & song choices, dealing with our record label, the alternate mix of Black Velvet Pants (?), the break up of Thundertrain and too much more…
“If you’re a rock fan you have to own this book.”
Thomas S. Orwat Jr.
"This afternoon I guested on a podcast hosted by a nice young lady from Los Angeles named Dana Ziegler. Dana is into Zen and Art History and all that California stuff - so this interview is a bit different from most of the things I’ve done.
The Gerg interviews Mach & Earthquake Morton, plays rare Thundertrain tracks and plenty of Joe Perry Project hits. Gerg, the “King of the Indies” scores again!
From the campus of Tufts Universtity! Professor Mach gives a lecture on Rock'n'Roll!
Cowboy is the guest on this Groundhog Day radio show. Be there when Cowboy pops out of his hole in the ground.
Will he see his own shadow?
Host Bill McGoldrick jams in -studio with Cowboy Mach who then shares more Rock'n'Roll stories and laughs.
Mach and host Steev Riccardo talk about the Boston and national rock scene, Thundertrain and the Joe Perry Project.
Host Jack McCarthy reunites Mach on air with Jack Tolman, a film maker who shot some of the only Joe Perry Project footage in existence.
Everyone is talking about Harrison Blake Young and his far-out, FUNNY interview with the Cowboy!
10/4/2020 Cowboy Mach, Earthquake Morton and Danny Hargrove TOGETHER with host Michael Butler on the “Rock and Roll Geek Show!” Coming to YOU straight out of San Francisco!
10/5/20 After I tell some favorite Joe Perry Project, Thundertrain and Aerosmith stories, a “lightning round” begins and Cowboy Mach is quizzed by the host Steev Riccardo! Who is the Cowboy’s favorite Boston Band? a) J.Geils Band b) Duke and the Drivers c) Aerosmith?
10/23/20 Rockin’ the Burg! Here’s a link to my appearance on a brand new broadcast radio show on K-Zone-FM in Fitchburg MA . I'm the first guest along with the Can Collectors and host Derek Drowne.
2/24/20 Here's a great podcast out of Philadelphia. I'm the guest and Hal in Philly has plenty of questions for the Cowboy.!
11/24/19 With Carter Alan on Classic Rock WZLX-FM 100.7 we cover the Boston rock scene, Thundertrain, Joe Perry, Venezuela and who knows what else…
11/21/19 Mach's second news-making appearance on Michael Butler's hit podcast. In this episode Butler reveals his plans to turn "Once a Rocker: A Diary" into a feature film.
THANK YOU TO ALL THE PHOTOGRAPHERS WHOSE WORK I HAVE SHARED ON THIS PAGE, IN MY BOOK PROMOTIONS AND IN MY ROCK DIARY.
Big Thanks to: Michael Sparks Keegan, James Papaconstantine, Joe Riccardi, Michael Pellegrini, Mark V. Perkins, Steve Pimpis,
Marc C. Canter, Sean Keenan, Danny Hargrove, Julia Bell, Ron Pownall, Chris Pitrone,
Henry Sancho, AnneMarie Martins, Lynn Ciulla,
Melissa Tyler, Michael Nolette,
Kyle Rundge, Eddie Hoar, Tabi Mitchell, Manny Hernandez, Julia Bell,
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