Monday, October 4, 2010

Here's Some Books For Ya! : Limited Edition Ronnie James Dio, Whitesnake Books Forthcoming

Rufus Stone Limited Editions , who specialize in expensive, limited edition rock books have announced the forthcoming release of two "coffee table" sized books tracing the history of Whitesnake and also the late Ronnie James Dio.

'Whitesnake -The Definitive Biography', according to the blurb regarding the release, "traces the history of the band from humble beginnings playing Rafters in Manchester in front of 500 people to their current position as one of Classic Rock’s most successful stadium acts. Written by Simon Robinson, John Tucker and Nigel Young, The Definitive Biography celebrates the success of Whitesnake with the full story, comprehensive discographies and an extensive gig list together with hundreds of rare and many unseen colour pictures, and memorabilia from across the band’s career.

This huge volume, available in two strictly limited edition versions, including a 250 copy HARDKASE edition, is a must for all fans of the band and will become a true collector’s item in years to come. The standard edition (just 750 copies) costs £175.00 each and the HARDKASE edition (250 copies) costs £225 each plus p+p"

'Ronnie James Dio -A Photographic Memoir' features photos by renowned music photographer PG Brunelli, who traveled the world with the late Rainbow/Sabbath/Heaven & Hell vocalist from 1983, photographing him onstage, backstage, at home and in the studio. Also including written contributions from Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson, Judas Priest's Rob Halford, former Dio guitarist Doug Aldrich and many others,the book has been compiled with the knowledge and approval of Ronnie James Dio's wife Wendy.

To be released November 30, 2010, and available in two limited edition versions, starting at just £40 (plus p+p) more details can be found here.

For a sneak peek at the Dio book go to this location.

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