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Mom, Have You Seen My Leather Pants

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Mom, Have You Seen My Leather Pants

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Craig A. Williams
publisher:
Three Rivers Press
genre:
Memoir, Music

We gave it a B-

Craig A. Williams, the lead guitarist in the early-’90s teenage hair-metal band Onyxxx recalls worshipping Slash, exploiting Sunset Strip groupies, and struggling in vain to score a record deal despite minimal musical proficiency in Mom, Have You Seen My Leather Pants?.

Bottom Line
Reducing the players in his almost-famous arc to a series of amusing but crass caricatures, Williams re-creates the voice of an adolescent numbskull a bit too vividly. B-