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A pop star on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

Hardback

50 pledges

A first edition of the hardback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.

Signed

33 pledges

A signed first edition of the hardback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.

Dedicated

22 pledges

A signed and dedicated first edition of the hardback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.

Early Bird: Rock and Roll Paraphernalia / Special offer

68 pledges

As a music critic, Neil is the recipient of an apparently unending supply of CDs, records and other promotional material. His office shelves are creaking under the weight of assorted rock and roll paraphernalia, VIP stickers, posters and backstage lanyards. For 50 early bird supporters, Neil will send a pack of ten hand selected promo CDs and one piece of promo memorabilia. Plus (on publication) a signed first edition hardback, ebook edition and your name in back of book.
Only 70 available.

Early-Bird: Telling Tales / Special offer

22 pledges

For early supporters, the opportunity to come and meet Neil for a quiet, convivial drink in a London pub, to hear about the book first hand, listen to uncensored tales from the rock and roll frontline and pop questions about the many legendary stars he has encountered first hand. Plus (on publication) a signed first edition hardback, e-book edition and your name in back of book.

Musical Collectible

8 pledges

STRICTLY LIMITED EDITION signed CD soundtrack of original songs from the novel, recorded by Zero & other characters, with original artwork. A signed first edition of the hardback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book.

Original Artwork Prints

4 pledges

Neil started out as a graphic artist designing magazine and record covers and has been amusing himself creating album artwork for the fictional musical characters in his novel, from one eyed bluesman Honeyboy Burnside to foul mouthed trap rapper EgoPuss, wide eyed pop diva Cadence Butterscotch and nu metal band The Utopia Avalanche. Become the proud owner of strictly limited edition original signed sleeve print from the imaginary album of your choice. Plus the limited edition CD, a signed first edition of the hardback, the ebook and your name in the back of the book.
Only 30 available

Launch Party

12 pledges

Neil and musical guests will perform a set of original songs from the book at the launch party in London. Plus limited edition CD & poster, a signed first edition of the hardback, the ebook and your name in the back of the book.

Journalism Masterclass

4 pledges

Neil is one of the leading music journalists in the UK, with newspaper and magazine experience going back nearly 4 decades. He is a former features editor at GQ and an experienced broadcaster with his own interview show on Vintage TV. He will lead a one-day masterclass in media journalism at his home in London. Plus 2 tickets to the launch party, limited edition CD & poster, signed 1st edition hardback, e-book edition and your name in the back of the book.
Only 10 available.

Patron

4 pledges

Your name printed with a special thanks in the front of the book, plus two tickets to the launch party and ten signed first edition of the hardback and the ebook.

Killing Bono Package

2 pledges

Signed copy of Killing Bono book and CD, rare Neil McCormick solo album The Ghost Who Walks on CD, signed copy of U2xU2 (ghostwritten by Neil), rare Shook Up! 12” single PLUS one valuable hand-picked item from Neil's treasure trove of U2 memorabilia. Plus limited edition CD & poster, 2 tickets to the launch party, signed first edition of the hardback, ebook and your name in the back of the book.
Only 4 available.