New bios coming for Ozzy Osbourne, Nikki Sixx, Notorious B.I.G. and others.

9-24-01 antiGUY

�Our books don't seek to �tell all�, they seek to simply tell �the truth�.� - from Black Market Publishing's official website. 

A new book publishing house called Black Market Publishing has announced plans to release new biographies on Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne as well as a book on Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx Spring of 2002. 

Black Market Publishing will deal exclusively with Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Hip Hop, and Independent Film Star biographies. Other projects in the works for the publishing house include "The King of New York: The Biography of Notorious BIG",  �American Fool: The Unauthorized Biography of John �Cougar� Mellancamp�, "American Badass: The Unauthorized Biography of Kid Rock" and "The Kings of Rock: The Unauthorized Biography of Run DMC and the Beastie Boys".  Black Market Publishing has a tentative U.S. distribution deal with Ingram and is currently in talks with European distributors.   

Author and Versailles Records founder Jake Brown gave antiMusic some details on the forthcoming Osbourne and Nikki Sixx biographies. "An Education in Rebellion: The Biography of Nikki Sixx" will feature exclusive interviews with Lita Ford, Tom Werman, Lizzie Grey, Vanity, Gerri Miller, and others. Brown says that the book will chronicle Sixx's rise to the status of rock and roll icon, and principle role in sculpting the LA Hard Rock sound that dominated the 1980s as Motley Crue's lead songwriter and image maker.� 

Brown antiMUSIC that the Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne biography, �is written as a Heavy Metal love story about the genre's most indomitable force, chronicling Ozzy's days as Black Sabbath frontman, the many highs and lows building a solo career in the 1980s, and his rise in the 1990s to the pinnacle of his commercial heights as the Godfather of Heavy Metal via Ozzfest, coupled with Sharon Osbourne's role as behind the scenes mastermind to getting Ozzy to the top, and keeping him there, despite all odds.�  

We will bring you more details on these books as they become available. For now you can log on to www.blackmarketpublishing.com for more information on their upcoming projects.