Spotlight: They Don’t Need to Understand by Andy Biersack (with Ryan J. Downey)

Hey everyone!
So, today I wanted to spotlight my most anticipated upcoming release. The author is one of my favourite musicians, and a huge inspiration. I don’t think I have ever been so excited for a book!


Title: They Don’t Need To Understand: Stories of Hope, Fear, Love, Life, and Never Giving In
Author: Andy Biersack (with Ryan J. Downey)
Release Date: 8th December 2020
Publisher: Rare Bird
Buy It Here: Amazon UK (affiliate link), Rare Bird

Book Blurb:

Before he was the charismatic singer of Black Veil Brides and an accomplished solo artist under the Andy Black moniker, he was Andrew Dennis Biersack, an imaginative and creative kid in Cincinnati, Ohio, struggling with anxiety, fear, loneliness, and the impossible task of fitting in. With his trademark charm, clever wit, and insightful analysis, Biersack tells the story of his childhood and adolescence. The discovery of the artistic passions that would shape his life, and his decision to move to Hollywood after his 18th birthday to make his dreams come true, even when it meant living in his car to make it all a reality. It’s the origin story of one of modern rock’s most exciting young superheroes, from building miniature concerts with KISS action figures in his bedroom to making the RIAA gold-certified single “In the End” and connecting with passionate fans worldwide.


About The Author:

Andy Biersack is the singer of Black Veil Brides and performs as a solo artist under the name Andy Black. He’s acted in both film and television, conceived the graphic novel The Ghost of Ohio, and co-created The Andy Show podcast. Andy has appeared on the covers of tastemaker rock music publications like Kerrang!Alternative PressRock Sound, and Revolver and shares content with millions of followers across social media.

He was the host and head writer of the 2017 Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards. He lives in Southern California with his wife, singer Juliet Simms, and their three pets.

YOU CAN FIND ANDY HERE: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Spotify


I have actually had the pleasure of meeting Andy on many occasions, and he is one of the most genuine, nicest people I have ever met.

This picture of us was taken at the 2015 Kerrang! Awards.


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