“Workman has provided priceless insight with his book which should be studied top-to-bottom by anyone looking to make their living in the business.” Blabbermouth.net
"A witty and inspiring power punch." Chuck Billy, Testament
Mark Workman has been a successful lighting designer and tour manager in the music business since 1983. His list of past and present clients includes Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer, Testament, Motorhead, Danzig, Machine Head, Devildriver, Mudvayne, Dio, Queens of the Stone Age, Soulfly, Sepultura, Keel, Steeler and many others.
As a lighting designer, Mark Workman has designed high-impact lighting performances for many music tours, including the infamous Clash of the Titans (Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, Testament, Alice In Chains, & Suicidal Tendencies) in 1990/1991 and American Carnage 2010 (Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax & Testament), as well as for many music videos and live DVDs such as Machine Head’s Elegies DVD filmed at Brixton Academy in London, Megadeth’s Rust In Peace Live DVD shot at the Hollywood Palladium, Testament’s Dark Roots of Thrash Live DVD shot at the Paramount Theater in Huntington, NY, and Anthrax's Live DVD, Chile On Hell, shot in Santiago, Chile.
Mark Workman is a former boxing writer whose feature articles have appeared on BoxingScene.com and FoxSports.com.
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One for the Road: How to Be a Music Tour Manager
by Mark Workman
One for the Road: How to Be a Music Tour Manager is the first and only book on music tour management.
Written with an acerbic wit and brutal honesty, Mark Workman pulls no punches in telling you what it’s really like to tour the world as a roadie with a famous music group.
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