Whether you’re a UFO skeptic, believer, or merely a rock music fan, Alien Rock takes you on a fascinating and irreverent journey exploring the extraterrestrial stories of your favorite rock icons.
From Elvis to the Beatles and from Michael Jackson to Marilyn Manson, countless rock stars have claimed to have seen, communed with, been inspired by, and sometimes even descended from extraterrestrials. Now you can discover these stories for yourself in this illuminating, all-access pass to rock’s unearthly encounters—some friendly, some frightening, and some frankly bizarre.
From John Lennon spying a UFO from his penthouse in 1974 to Jimi Hendrix’s claim that he was a messenger from “another place,” there is no extraterrestrial tale neglected. With witty prose and in-depth research, Alien Rock provides a fascinating new perspective on the long, strange trip that is rock history, and suggests that, wherever the road takes us, we may not be traveling alone.
Michael C. Luckman is director of the New York Center for Extraterrestrial Research and the founder of the Cosmic Majority, an organization that seeks to represent the majority of people on earth who believe in UFOs, life on Mars, and the paranormal. Luckman taught the nation's first college course on rock music. He lives in New York City.