The Clash Member Releases Autobiography

Terry Chimes, a founder member of The Clash, has released his autobiography as an ebook on Amazon

Online PR News – 15-November-2013 – London – Terry Chimes, the original drummer and founder member of The Clash, has released his autobiography as an ebook on Amazon via Crux Publishing. (paperback due out in December)

The Strange Case of Dr Terry and Mr Chimes is an autobiography with a difference. This entertaining book covers the life of a man who made a successful transition from the original drummer of The Clash (he left the band in 1977 only to be asked back in 1982) and a succession of punk and heavy metal rock bands (Generation X, Hanoi Rocks and Black Sabbath) to a highly successful chiropractor offering kind words of wisdom and compassion to those in need.

Told with humour and empathy, we learn about Terry’s childhood, about how he got into the world of rock and roll and about the early years of The Clash. Terry tells of why he left the band in the first place and the spiritual insights that have guided his life. The book includes a wealth of true stories ranging from wild antics on the road with a touring rock band to the challenges of carving out an entirely new career.

Terry Chimes was a founder member of The Clash, later playing with Billy Idol, Black Sabbath and many others. In 2003 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. After 15 years in the music business he left to pursue a career in alternative medicine. He became a doctor of chiropractic and also an acupuncturist and then developed a chain of chiropractic clinics in Europe before turning his hand to training others in how to be successful. He currently runs Europe’s largest consulting business in alternative medicine.

After many years away from the world of rock music, Terry has recently returned to his routes and has also just launched a new band, The Crunch, together with Sulo Karlsson (Diamond Dogs), Mick Geggus (Cockney Rejects) and Dave Tregunna (Sham 69 / Lords of the New Church). They will appear at London’s Nambucca on December 12th, before making their Irish debut at The Thomas House in Dublin on December 14th, 2013.

Crux Publishing is a boutique digital publisher that produces, distributes and markets a curated selection of high-quality, non-fiction titles.

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