Industrial rock has questionable fans. Or at least it does in the fictional world of Jasmine Kiss. That may have been my biggest take-away from finishing “Amplified” by Tara Kelly, our latest Rock Novel Reading Club pick.
More than anything else, I found myself disappointed with the music fans in this book. They boo and yell and make a girl who is terrified of being on stage feel even more terrified. They’re generally uncool. I kept wondering, “Is this really how industrial rock fans are?” If so, it makes me happy I mostly live in my little pop/rock world. [Read more…]