Panther Rock Books
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"Cowboy Mach Bell was a rock'n'roll singer who grew up in the next town over from me (Holliston, Massachusetts) and had a group called Thundertrain. He loved to rave and be in a band..."
- Joe Perry
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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Jonathan Robinson is bringing the Aerosmithsonian BACK to Sunapee NH !
Visitors will witness the most Massive display of Aero-artifacts, posters, promo items, platinum discs, tour jackets and thousands of other rare Aerosmith & Joe Perry Project collectibles ! It's AHD3!
Pictured: AHD3 deejay Rick Sickler, Joe Perry Project vocalist Cowboy Mach Bell and AHD3 co-curator/exhibitor Mark Blair !
Also appearing: David Scott aka Pudge the drummer for Joe Perry & Tom Hamilton's pre-Aerosmith rock trios! PLUS the famed, original Aerosmith guitarist Ray Tabano (seen above, photo credit: Lisa Martineau)! C'mon up to AHD3 and check in with Crazy Ray!!
Yes! Bring your whole Joe Perry lovin' family to this event for FREE! BUT Donations are gratefully accepted too - so let's do what we can to support Jonathan Robinson, Mark Blair and their whole AHD3 team!
Cowboy will be signing his epic rock'n'roll road diary , written while he sang with the Joe Perry Project in 1982, 83 & 84! Grab your own autographed "Diary" & take a rockin' pic with Cowboy Mach!
In the heart of picturesque Lake Sunapee Harbor - right where it all BEGAN for Aerosmith! C'mon & join Cowboy Mach Bell and all serious Aero lovers at AHD3. This promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for real Aerosmith fans!
LIVE appearances, Signings, Parties, Cowboy on Tour, The Movie...Not to mention news on the progress of my whispered-about (for now) new book! This one will be a sequel, a prequel, and a return to the scene of my first one, "Once a Rocker Always a Rocker: A Diary". I'll personally keep you up to date! Mach
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…
Saturday /Sunday September 11 & 12 @ The Livery 58 Main St Sunapee NH
Mitch goes in-depth with Cowboy on "Once a Rocker Always a Rocker: A Diary"
“It’s a fascinating, FASCINATING story.”
- MITCH LAFON
Mach goes one-on-one with the 9 year old podcast sensation.
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 special will be of interest to Thundertrain fans. Included are lots of song clips from Boston rock trailblazers of the 60's and 70's .
Thomas and Joe present their "Top 5 Aerosmith Songs That Were Not Big Hits." Special Guest Cowboy recalls the Aerosmith songs he performed with the Joe Perry Project.
Host Julian asks provocative questions and the Cowboy does his best to come up with the answers!
Bob Anderson welcomes Cowboy to the WATD/WMEX studios! Mach performs Black Velvet Pants for the listeners.
Photographer Barry Brown caught the Friday night craziness at Celebrity Fan-Tasy Karaoke!!
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.
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!
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?
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, Gary Sohmers,
Marc C. Canter, Sean Keenan, Danny Hargrove, Julia Bell, Ron Pownall, Chris Pitrone,
Henry Sancho, AnneMarie Martins, Lynn Ciulla,
Melissa Tyler, Michael Nolette, Barry Brown, Kathy Ivers, Angie Gallarelli, Aaron Bornstein,
Kyle Rundge, Eddie Hoar, Tabi Mitchell, Manny Hernandez, Julia Bell,
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Always a Rocker, Mach
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