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- Cherry Red Books 2007; US$ 11.99
If the bands in Burning Britain were loud, political, and uncompromising, those examined in Ian Glasper's new book were even more so. With Crass and Poison Girls opening the floodgates, the arrival of bands like Zoundz, Flux of Pink Indians, Conflict, Subhumans, Dirt, The Mob, Omega Tribe, and Icons of Filth heralded a new age of honesty and integrity... more...
- Cherry Red Books 2013; US$ 15.99
The fourth installment in Ian Glasper's legendary journey into the heart of UK punk and hardcore explores the punk underground's transformation as the gritty 1980s gave way to the 1990s Glasper leaves no stone unturned when exploring the inspirations and motivations that drove the acts of this overlooked era of punk. From Therapy?, Understand,... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 54.99
Screaming for Change examines the ideology of punk rock. Previous work enlightened our understanding of the genre of punk without uncovering, ultimately, what punk asks us to do and believe. This study proposes that punk should be understood as a way of seeing the world, as a way of reasoning, or, essentially, as a philosophy on its own terms. more...
- Cherry Red Books 2007; US$ 14.99
A detailed and definitive history of British punk music. In 1976, music changed forever. Punk arrived?offering an electrifying alternative to the bloated, sterile rock music of the day. No More Heroes chronicles not only the icons of the punk movement, but also looks at the lesser-known bands and music of the era. Here are detailed accounts?often... more...
- PM Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Cataloging the legacy of the American punk rock pioneers Black Flag, this photo documentary uses stark, contrasting portraits to share the stories of the die-hard fans who wear the iconic four-barred logo tattooed on their skin. From doctors to homeless punks, stories range from the intensely personal to the absurd as each larger-than-life soul mugs... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 24.95
In the late 1970s and early 1980s a new phenomenon emerged in UK popular music - female guitarists, bass-players, keyboard-players and drummers began playing in bands. Before this time, womens presence in rock bands, with a few notable exceptions, had always been as vocalists. This sudden influx of female musicians into the male domain of rock... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 39.95
Experiencing disco, hip hop, house, techno, drum 'n' bass and garage, Discographies plots a course through the transatlantic dance scene of the last last twenty-five years. It discusses the problems posed by contemporary dance culture of both academic and cultural study and finds these origins in the history of opposition to music as a source of... more...
- Hyperion 2006; US$ 13.95
Combining unique access to Green Day with a seasoned journalist?s nose for a great story, Marc Spitz gives the complete account of the band, from their earliest days to their most recent explosion of popularity and critical acclaim. Foremost, Nobody Likes You is a story of friendship and the transporting power of playing very loud music. It is the... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 13.99
Based in part on the recent interviews with more than 125 people ?among them Tommy Ramone, Chris Stein (Blondie), Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group), Hilly Kristal (CBGBs owner), and John Zorn?this book focuses on punk?s beginnings in New York City to show that punk was the most Jewish of rock movements, in both makeup and attitude. As it originated in... more...