This books looks at the hysterical behind-the-scene antics of rock icons at the world famous Rockfield Studios in Wales. Rock Legends at Rockfield features Motorhead, Black Sabbath, Robert Plant, Judas Priest, Rush, Queen, The Darkness, Ian Gillan, The Stone Roses, Oasis, The Tokyo Dragons, Budgie, Hawkwind and many more. Rockfield is a working farm, which was converted into the world's first ever residential studio and has been graced by some of the world's most famous names. Queen recorded Bohemian Rhapsody there. Robert Plant rediscovered himself professionally and personally at Rockfield with his first solo band after leaving Led Zeppelin. Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath blasted all the tiles off the rehearsal rooms during one of their stays, Motorhead and Judas Priest found their feet at the studios while Oasis and the Stone Roses recorded two of the UK's biggest ever selling albums there. In this decade, The Darkness and Kasabian worked there. This book has the stories behind some of the best songs and records ever made, to show how a little farm in rural Wales became home to rock legends! Read about music, drugs, drink and farmyard animals! You'll laugh! You'll cry! You'll probably cry again with laughter. Access all areas with Rock Legends at Rockfield .
|Publication date:||1st September 2007|
|Publisher:||University of Wales Press|
|Categories:||Biography: arts & entertainment, Rock & Pop music, Music recording & reproduction,|
Jeff Collins is the author of Rock Legends at Rockfield.More About Jeff Collins