Susan Masino

Author, Rock Journalist, Paranormal Researcher

Happy Birthday Hank Williams!

Book Review: Family Tradition: Three Generations of Hank If you’re looking for a definitive, unabridged biography on the three men that carry the Hank Williams name, this is probably not the book for you. But if you’re looking for a work that for the first time zooms out and looks at how tragedy, women, addiction, […]

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AC/DC Shakes the Foundation at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA

September 1, 2016 Like many AC/DC fans, I remember where I was and what I was doing the day I heard Bon Scott died. With their newfound success of their latest album, Highway To Hell, everyone knew AC/DC was on the brink of superstardom. For a while, the death of Bon changed all that. The […]

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Drink Wisconsinbly

Being a born and bred Wisconsin girl, it was a big change for me when I sold my equity in my house, gave away at least one third of my belongings, and moved south to Savannah, GA last October. My son got accepted into SCAD to study film and animation, and my sister and her […]

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Big & Rich-They are comin’ to your city!

You haven’t lived until you have seen Big & Rich play the Vidalia Onion Festival in Vidalia, GA. This is what country rockin’ is all about. Appearing on stage in a grassy field, just off the runway of the Vidalia Regional airport, the locals are celebrating their 39th Vidalia Onion Festival. Which means Johnny or […]

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The Ghosts of Gettysburg

Right after doing an interview with the fascinating author, Sandra Champlain, who wrote the bestseller, “We Do Not Die,” I confirmed this theory by visiting Gettysburg soon after speaking with her. When you have time, please do check out her radio show, We Do Not Die, at www.sandrachamplain.com/radio. On Wednesday, March 16, I flew from […]

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Interview with James Quinton author of Bad Boy Boogie-The Adventures of Bon Scott

James: When I was working on Bad Boy Boogie, I read your book The Story of AC/DC-Let There Be Rock, how many books have you written now? Susan: I have written six books so far- Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy-My Life and Time with AC/DC, Van Halen, Kiss… Famous WI Musicians-Foreword by Les Paul The Story […]

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AC/DC Levels Wrigley Field in Chicago on September 15, 2015

Exactly one week ago tonight, I was standing at the barricade that runs across the front of the stage while AC/DC were causing noise complaints in the Windy City! And according to the Cubs manager, also screwing up the in field. Starting their show at 8pm sharp, the band launched into “Rock or Bust,” and […]

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BookExpo & Signing in NYC May 2015

Once again I was honored to do a book signing at the BookExpo in NYC in May of 2015. This was my fifth official signing at the BookExpo America, and this occasion was for my latest release, AC/DC FAQ All That’s Left To Know About The World’s True Rock ‘n’ Roll Band. I used to […]

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Happy Birthday, Angus Young!

Angus Young turns 60 today, and — not coincidentally — today is the official pub date of the latest addition to the Backbeat Books FAQ series: AC/DC FAQ by Susan Masino. Here’s a tribute to Angus from Susan, who first met AC/DC nearly forty years ago and remains today the biggest fan of “the world’s […]

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February 2015

Greetings and welcome to my new updated website! Hopefully you will find all the information you need on all 6 of my books. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. As I prepare for the launch of my new AC/DC book on March 31, I had the pleasure of going to […]

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