Hardcore, the hard-edged second generation of punk rock, whose peak period ranged from 1980 to 1986, has never before been captured in the way Steven Blush's authoritative, extensively illustrated oral history has.
Barred for Life: How Black Flag's Iconic Logo became Punk Rock's Secret Handshake Barred for Life is a photo documentary cataloging the legacy of American Punk Rock pioneers Black Flag, through stories, interviews, and photographs...
The grim reality of being a teenage punk rocker in Thatcher’s Britain resulted in some of the most primal and potent music ever committed to plastic. Burning Britain is the definitive overview of that previously overlooked era.
Crass Reflections revisits, revises and extends the text of Throwing the Punk Rock Baby and comes with a lengthy new scene-setting introduction by Gordon. The book has been designed by Russ Bestley, and includes a Foreword by Crass’s Penny Rimbaud.
Crass Reflections revisits, revises and extends the text of Throwing the Punk Rock Baby and comes with a lengthy new scene-setting introduction by Gordon. The book has been designed by Russ Bestley, and includes a Foreword by Crass’s Penny Rimbaud.This is the Hardback printed edition version.
A celebratory—if not uncritical—examination of a group who would become mired in controversy while playing a role in transforming punk into something genuinely threatening—and enormously funny—told using dozens of interviews, photos, and artwork.
The leader and founder of the original queer rock punk band tells all in this memoir of his years on the road, in the studio and fighting for gay rights with his music. Replete with the requisite tales of sex, drugs, groupies, band fights and label battles, this rollicking memoir is also an impassioned account of staying true to the artistic vision of...
The product of decades of work and multiple self-published editions, Going Underground, written by 1980s scene veteran George Hurchalla, is the most comprehensive look yet at America’s nationwide underground punk scene. ...
Four friends in their early 20's use their punk band to fight crime and vandalism in their neighborhood. What begins with the best of intentions ends up pulling the band into the White Power movement.
This book argues that a significant political achievement of punk was to expose the operations of power in the British entertainment industry as they were thrown into confusion by the sound and the fury of musicians and fans.
A book compilation of comix, art and text from the Argentinian zine (Punk Rock, Anarchy and Indian Ink). It has English translations for all images at the back of the book although many do not need them. You can tell that this is a labour of love printed in a glorious red and black essential for anyone interested in punk and art.
Since straight edge's origins in Washington, D.C. in the early 1980s, it has been linked to radical thought and action by countless individuals, bands, and entire scenes. Sober Living for the Revolution traces this history.