About Us

Founded in 1991, Backbeat Books has grown to become the world’s leading imprint dedicated solely to music. Passionate fans and musicians know to look to our brand to find the highest quality titles on their favorite topics. Specifically, our books are known for their depth, spirit, and authority, offering a diverse range of titles—from biographies and memoirs, critical examinations, and histories to authoritative volumes on musical instruments and instruction—covering all areas of popular music and beyond.