"It's gonna be one of the greatest books, just a great memoir of a photographer going gonzo and getting these shots as a kid"
Martin Popoff, Author
"It is an absolute killer book, one that deserves to be published and turned into a movie."
Eric Senich, DISCOvery Podcast
"It may not be for the squeamish and if you feel that it starts spiraling out of control and jumping off the tracks, remain calm… it’s only rock and roll."
Jim Powell, Grinder Magazine
"If these memories of his had never been written in book form to be shared with the world, all the passion within this man's wild life journey would be left short-changed."
King Fowley - Lead Singer of Deceased
"There are undoubtedly similar stories elsewhere. Rudy Childs had the good sense to film this one first."
Tension: 25 Years Underground
Mark Gromen, Brave Words
“He told me about this footage shot with his home video camera, I was blown away—it was a whole new mid-’80s video document that I felt right at home with.”
Jeff Krulik, Director of Heavy Metal Parking Lot
"[The actual] Heavy Metal Picnic wasn't actually shot by Krulik. In fact, it was shot by one of the partygoers, a big lug named Rudy Childs, who had the forethought to bring his novel-at-the-time camcorder to a massively oversold field party in ultra-posh Potomac, Maryland."
A History of Bad Taste and Arena Rock
"For those old enough to remember, or anyone interested in a dose of modern history, "1984 Ride Into Hell," offers a glimpse of that year's global events as seen through the lens of the regional heavy metal band Forcer."
Greg Ellison, OC Today
"Rudy Childs of Spero's Video has scored a knockout on the Home Team Sports channel. Directing five cameras at ringside, Childs produces a Friday night boxing program that is beamed to the 10 million subscribers of the Fox Sports affiliate, HTS."