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JOURNALIST, AUTHOR LONN FRIEND
VISITING WILKES BOOTH, KILLER INSTINCT

OCT 28, 2014 - Former editor of iconic RIP Magazine, LONN FRIEND is in Rochester this week. Five years after helping to edit Hustler Magazine, Friend joined RIP Magazine in 1987. The publication was known for featuring exclusive interviews with heavy metal rock bands and was among the first to promote Mettalica and Guns 'N Roses. Two of Friend's books relate stories about mixing with many rock n' roll greats of the period, Life on Planet Rock (2006), Sweet Demotion (2011). He's appeared in numerous television documentaries and has written liner notes for projects by Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, Dio and Alice Cooper. Friend contributed to the upcoming health and fitness book, The Rockstar Remedy by Dr. Gabrielle Francis. He currently is working on another book and finds time to freelance for magazines. You can stay in touch with Lonn via facebook and Energize: The Lonn Friend Podcast. SOURCE: WIKIPEDIA

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Left-to-right ...KRIS HADLOCK, DAVE WILKES BOOTH, TONY GROSS [ Head East, GFI ], LONN FRIEND.



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KISS lead guitarist TOMMY THAYER recently reviewing
cd's by Wilkes Booth and Hadlock (Killer Instinct).