CHRIS GLEN: THE BASS BUSINESS

My 16th book, Chris Glen: The Bass Business, is the memoir of one of the biggest rock stars to come out of Scotland. Chris is best known for his work with the Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Michael Schenker Group, Ian Gillan and John Martyn – but there's much more to him than that.

MARTIN KIELTY

Hello! I’m a full-time writer in Glasgow, Scotland. I write fiction and non-fiction books, newspaper and magazine articles, TV, theatre and radio pieces… plus almost anything else I’m offered the opportunity to get involved in. And I still find time for a pint.

STORE

Most of my books can be found via my Lulu store. Some are also available on Amazon and via bookshops - see the portfolio above for details on specific titles.

My Blog

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How to win likes and influence people

Rock journalism is still something I do regularly, although to a far lesser extent than I used to, as I pursue, ahem, other interests. But I’ve always maintained that a news service, in any environment, has a cumulative effect over time, especially in terms of building audiences – and so I’m going to shamelessly stake […]

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Me in the media

Highlights of my work, including writing, television, radio, music and theatre output… Jun 10: Curious Droid documentary script – space junk Jun 8: Ultimate Classic Rock – Behind the scenes of Alice Cooper’s new album TeamRock news articles, May 28-June 2 – Iron Maiden, Lemmy, Tool, Black Sabbath, Kiss, Radiohead and more (a guest appearance in […]

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Sophia Jex-Blake’s 7: Our next musical

When Andrew Lloyd Webber announced that the next Kielty Brothers musical, The Edinburgh Seven, would premiere at the From Page To Stage festival in London in August, this is all we told the world: It’s 1869 and the battle-worn streets of Edinburgh are violent once again. There’s a riot at the Surgeon’s Hall. But it’s not […]

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An apology!

The response to Chris Glen: The Bass Business has been incredible. Humbling. Shocking, even. When we decided to offer the limited-edition hardback, and signed, dedicated pre-orders, there was no way we could have expected so many people signing up. These things take time to process. We’d allowed for a certain amount of time between Chris’ […]

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