John Tucker Books

Whitesnake – The Definitive Biography 

A comprehensive biography of Whitesnake, covering the band’s career from David Coverdale’s early solo steps to the imminent arrival of the hotly-tipped successor to the ten million-plus selling ‘1987’ album.


Never Surrender (Or Nearly Good Looking) – An Autobiography by Biff Byford and John Tucker 

Biff Byford tells his story for the first time. Sometimes tragic, sometimes funny, but always brutally honest, ‘Never Surrender…’ lifts the lid on the myths surrounding Saxon.


5 Years of BROFEST (UK) 

A limited edition photobook produced by Iron Pages, ‘5 Years of BROFEST (UK)’ charts the rise of the influential NWOBHM-themed festival.

Neat & Tidy – The Story Of Neat Records

‘Neat & Tidy – The Story Of Neat Records’ examines the history of the label, its bands and their releases both through new interviews with many key players in the Neat Records’ story.



Am I Evil? – The Music, The Myths And Metallica by Brian Tatler with John Tucker

Brian Tatler founded Diamond Head in 1976. In ‘Am I Evil?’ he reveals frankly what it’s like to be chasing the dream of wanting to be a rock ‘n’ roll star, what it’s like when you attain it, and how it feels to see it unravel before your eyes – a story all too familiar to musicians of all genres.

Suzie Smiled – The New Wave of British Heavy Metal

A personal perspective on the history of the NWOBHM, from its formation in the late Seventies through its peaks and troughs and on to its current status as one of metal’s most influential genres.