Dave Thompson’s new Hawkwind book ‘Encyclopædia Hawkwindia’ to be released

Dave Thompson has published Encyclopædia Hawkwindia: The Ultimate Guide To More Than Fifty Years Of Hawkwind. It’s available in two versions – the limited deluxe paperback edition with more than 200 images is out (get it here), and the standard text version will be available in early 2021.

Both editions span almost 600 pages and detail the band’s career from 1969 till this day. There are more than 1,750 entries in total including every release, every band member and every side project. Thompson has conducted more than 70 interviews, including founder members Dave Brock and Nik Turner, classic line-up members Lemmy, Robert Calvert, Stacia and Del Dettmar. The deluxe version also includes vintage press cuttings, memorabilia, art and rare photographs from musicians’ personal collections.

Journalist Dave Thompson has written more than 150 books, including Hawkwind – The Spirit Of Hawkwind 1969-1976 with Nik Turner. He is currently working on a biography of Nektar’s Roye Albrighton.