The fourth and final volume of chronicling the UK 80s anarcho-punk scene. 23 tracks of which 17 are previously unreleased or exclusive versions, the higlight of which is an unreleased version ‘What Do You Want?’ by Crass packaged in the usual 24-page booklet with sleeve notes written by Penny Rimbaud of Crass"
Anti-Capitalism includes 23 tracks, 17 of which are previously unreleased or exclusive versions, including a previously unavailable version of a Crass track, the prime movers in the anarcho punk scene, plus rare and unheard material from some of the scenes other leading names: Conflict, Rudimentary Peni, Antisect, The Epileptics plus some of the Anarcho punks scenes stalwart acts: Culture Shock, D&V, Legion Of Parasites, Living Legends, Hex, Cravats, Danbert Nobacon and a host of lost scene legends: Atomic Filth, Freeborn, Anarka & Poppy, Kulturkampf, Committee and many more.
The chunky 24 page booklet contains biographies, info, rare photos and contact details with a foreword written by Penny Rimbaud, founder member of Crass, that recalls the time when punk meant so much more than fashion, hairstyle and pop tunes and was a rallying call to the many thousands of young punks who formed bands, pressure groups, campaigned against the war machine, protested against capitalism, collectively created their own local scene, wrote fanzines and marched against injustice.
Anti-Capitalism is the perfect introduction and soundtrack to the underground and cutting edge of the punk scene at the time, when revolution seemed not just necessary but inevitable.
CONFLICT- Mighty And Superior/ LIVING LEGENDS – Island Wars/ CRASS – What Do You Want?/ ATOMIC FILTH – Atomic Filth/ ANARKA AND POPPY- If It Dies We Die/ D&V- Wake Up/ COLD WAR – The Machinist/ LEGION OF PARASITES- Massacre/ EPILEPTICS –What Have You Got To Smile About?/ RUDIMENTARY PENI – Teenage Time Killer/ TEARS OF DESTRUCTION – Death Of A Nation/ DANBERT NOBACON – A Million Wat Tylers/ KULTURKAMPF – We Need No More/ DOMINANT PATRI- Death Of Thomas/ CRAVATS – XMP/ SLAUGHTER OF THE INNOCENT – A New Dark Age/ FREEBORN- I Want My Life To Begin/ CULTURE SHOCK – Ten Per Cent Off/ ANATHEMA – Your Ulster/ COMMITTEE – Ring The Bell/ NIC TOCZEK – Road Crash/ HEX – Decide/ ANTISECT- Heresy