Tony rettman's ambitious oral history captures ten years of struggling, including the scene's regional rivalries with D. C. The gripping and sometimes hilarious narrative is woven together like the fabric of New York itself from over 100 original interviews with members of Absolution, Adrenalin O. D. Rorschach, bloodclot, pro-pain, bold, judge, major conflict, false prophets, nihilistics, cro-mags, rat cage records, quicksand, born against, gorilla biscuits, heart attack, life’s Blood, Cause for Alarm, Kraut, Crumbsuckers, Death Before Dishonor, Reagan Youth, Irate, Even Worse, Citizen Arrest, Bad Brains, Nausea, Inhuman, H20, Max’s Kansas City, Breakdown, Agnostic Front, Nuclear Assault, Numskulls, Outburst, Leeway, Murphy’s Law, Don Fury, Antidote, Into Another, Raw Deal, S.
NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990 #ad - O. D. The misguided, urban waste, skinhead youth, shelter, savage circle, the mob, the psychos, sheer terror, sick of it All, the Ritz, Youth of Today, the Abused, Token Entry, and many, the Misfits, Side by Side, the Stimulators, Straight Ahead, the Mad, Shok, Underdog, the Cryptcrashers, Sacrilege, the Undead, Warzone, Virus, many more.
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Straight Edge: A Clear-Headed Hardcore Punk HistoryBazillion Points #ad - Straight edge created its own sound and visual style, went on to embrace vegetarianism, and later saw the rise of a militant fringe. Tony rettman traces the story of straight edge from adolescent origins to enduring counterculture via fresh first-hand accounts from the clear and alert members of minor threat, youth of today, clear, Vegan Reich, Bold, Trial, Brotherhood, Judge, Strife, 7 Seconds, DYS, Ten Yard Fight, Mental, Gorilla Biscuits, Praise, Resurrection, Justice League, Earth Crisis, Floorpunch, Fucked Up, Insted, Stop and Think, Mindset, Stalag 13, Mouthpiece, Raid, Uniform Choice, SS Decontrol, Lärm, Have Heart, Project X, Shelter, the Geeks, Slapshot, Chain of Strength, H2O, Half Off, No for an Answer, and many others.
As the "don't drink, don't smoke" message spread from Washington, D. C. California, the world, eventually, new York City, and, to Boston, adherents struggled to define the fundamental ideals and limits of what may be the ultimate youth movement. Starting in 1981 via minor threat's revolutionary call to arms, the clean and positive straight edge hardcore punk movement took hold and prospered during the 1980s, earning a position as one of the most durable yet chronically misunderstood music subcultures.
Hard-Core: Life of My OwnFeral House #ad - Most of us grew up in relative safety and security. Harley flanagan provides a fascinating memoir: a child prodigy and family friend of Andy Warhol and Allen Ginsberg, at a young age he became close to many stars of the early punk rock scene like Joe Strummer of The Clash and was taught to play bass by members of the famed black punk band Bad Brains.
Harley came up like a feral animal, drugs, fending for himself in the '70s Lower East Side jungle of crime, abuse and poverty. If you don't read this. This book is the punch in the face you want and need. ". He started playing drums for the new york punk band the Stimulators when he was 11 years old; playing at places like Max's Kansas City with some of the most notable names of the punk scene.
Hard-Core: Life of My Own #ad - Everyone thought it was so cute, but it wasn't. Currently a black belt and an instructor for the famed renzo gracie jiu-jitsu Academy in New York, Harley was never shy: making friends with important figures like Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead, defending himself in street battles, and finding media play and court battles after former band members betrayed their one-time friend and bandmate.
Of his much anticipated memoir, famed author and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain explains: "Don't even pretend to talk about New York. He then went on to start the notorious hardcore band Cro-Mags.
Why Be Something That You're Not: Detroit Hardcore 1979-1985Revelation Records #ad - Through oral histories and extensive imagery, the book proves that even though the California beach towns might have created the look and style of hardcore punk, it was the Detroit scene - along with a handful of other cities - that cultivated the music's grassroots aesthetic before most cultural hot spots around the globe even knew what the music was about.
The book includes interviews with members of the fix, violent apathy, Necros, and L-Seven along with other people who had a hand in the early hardcore scene like Ian MacKaye, Bored Youth, Negative Approach, Pagans, Tesco Vee and Dave Stimson. It took a group of skateboarders, a teacher and a census clerk to wake the city up and start one of the first hardcore punk scenes in America.
Why Be Something That You're Not: Detroit Hardcore 1979-1985 #ad - Why be something that you're not" chronicles the first wave of Detroit hardcore from its origins in the late 70s to its demise in the mid-80s. In the early 70s, but by the early eighties, Detroit was the musical hub of America, it was a wasteland.
American Hardcore Second Edition: A Tribal HistoryFeral House #ad - This revised and expanded second edition contains hundreds of new bands, a new chapter "Destroy Babylon", flyers, thirty new interviews, and a new art gallery with over 125 rare photos and images. Feral House. American hardcore sets the record straight about the last great American subculture"—Paper magazineSteven Blush's "definitive treatment of Hardcore Punk" Los Angeles Times changed the way we look at Punk Rock.
The sony picture classics–distributed documentary American Hardcore premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival.
My Riot: Agnostic Front, Grit, Guts & GloryLesser Gods #ad - Roger’s character and loyalty are only outweighed by the fire in his heart and his dedication to the cause. Jerry only, but be prepared it ain't pretty!" ―jesse leach, powerful and intense reading! I can't put it down! Highly recommend grabbing this book when you can, Misfits"This is raw, Killswitch Engage“It's a great read, tracing the roots of New York Hardcore via lots of crazy stories about potentially deadly situations.
. Roger holds nothing back and delivers jaw-dropping story after story that you would see in a movie. He lives in Montclair, New Jersey. Despite its unflinching style, the memoir also carries a lighter tone in parts, especially any stories revolving around Miret's musical partner in crime, Agnostic Front guitarist Vinnie Stigma.
My Riot: Agnostic Front, Grit, Guts & Glory #ad - No echo“roger gave a voice to the voiceless and has lived the life he sung about. With like-minded misfits he helps pioneer a new musical genre, but with money scarce and commercial success impossible, he turns to running drugs to support his family and winds up in prison. Through vivid language and graphic details, he recounts growing up in a strange new land with a tyrannical stepfather and the roles that poverty and violence played in shaping the grit that became critical to his survival.
The cuban-born singer joined agnostic front in 1983, and the seminal group released classics like United Blood, Victim In Pain and Cause For Alarm over the next several years.
New York Hardcore Chronicles Film DVD ImportMvd Visual #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Not the typical history of a local music scene but so much more. Director drew stone's the new york Chronicles Film is an incredible journey thru the community and culture of the iconic New York hardcore scene. Shot in an episodic format the film contains over 60 interviews, never before seen footage, photos and a blazing soundtrack.
The film addresses the community, straight edge and DIY ethic of the hardcore scene in the greatest city in the world that is still vibrant, culture, relevant and going strong to this day. Lesser gods. Buy the ticket and take the ride! Feral House. With appearances by roger miret & vinnie stigma agnostic front, Lou Koller, Craig Setari Sick Of It All Ray Cappo Youth Of Today, Billy Graziadei Biohazard, Billy Milano S.
New York Hardcore Chronicles Film DVD Import #ad - O. D. M. O. D. And mike Judge Judge.
The Evolution of a Cro-MagnonLoud Speaker Publishing #ad - Shrink-wrapped. The long awaited second printing of NYHC Legend, John Bloodclot Joseph's raw and unfiltered autobiography. Lesser gods. The evolution of a Cro-Magnon - Second Edition updated with new chapters. As real as it gets! Feral House.
My Riot: Agnostic Front, Grit, Guts & GloryPost Hill Press #ad - Shrink-wrapped. With like-minded misfits he helps pioneer a new musical genre, but with money scarce and commercial success impossible, he turns to running drugs to support his family and winds up in prison. You don’t have to be a major Agnostic Front fan to get maximum enjoyment out of this book. Miret’s captivating and harrowing, no-holds-barred account of a life lived in the trenches.
. My riot is both an unflinching portrait of downtown New York in the 1980s and a testament to the perils of growing up too fast. Not just for music fans, My Riot is a valuable snapshot of an important time. Foreword reviews “My Riot is a powerful and riveting read. In his teen years, he finds himself squatting in abandoned buildings with unforgettably eccentric runaways and victims of similar childhood trauma.
My Riot: Agnostic Front, Grit, Guts & Glory #ad - Through vivid language and graphic details, he recounts growing up in a strange new land with a tyrannical stepfather and the roles that poverty and violence played in shaping the grit that became critical to his survival. Randall blythe, Lamb of God Feral House. Equal parts music memoir and gritty coming-of-age story, it’s an eminently readable and fast-paced look at life during hardcore’s heyday.
Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of PunkGrove Press #ad - Lesser gods. Ranks up there with the great rock & roll books of all time. Time out new yorklurid, insolent, disorderly, funny, sometimes gross, sometimes mean and occasionally touching . Shrink-wrapped. Tales of sex, drugs and music that will make you wish you’d been there. Rolling stonea contemporary classic, Please Kill Me is the definitive oral history of the most nihilistic of all pop movements.
This 20th anniversary edition features new photos and an afterword by the authors. Utterly and shamelessly sensational. Newsday Feral House. Resounds with authenticity. The new york timesno volume serves juicier dish on punk’s New York birth. Grove Press. Iggy pop, richard hell, the ramones, and scores of other punk figures lend their voices to this decisive account of that explosive era.
Going Underground: American Punk 1979-1989PM Press #ad - Rather than dwell on well-documented suspects and trendsetters from LA, Austin, Lawrence, NY, Hurchalla delves deep into the underground’s underbelly to root out stories from Chicago, Annapolis, and DC, Florida, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, and elsewhere. An illustrated and wide-ranging survey of the underground U.
S. Lesser gods. Despite the misguided mainstream press declarations that “punk died with sid vicious” or that “punk was reborn with Nirvana, where it not only survived but thrived nationally as a self-sustaining grassroots movement rooted in seedy clubs, xeroxed zines, rented fire halls, ” Hurchalla followed the DIY spirit of punk underground, and indie record shops.
Going Underground: American Punk 1979-1989 #ad - This revised second edition includes new photos, zine scans, and flyer collections from around the United States. Punk scene in the 1980s 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.
. Like most of the truly great books on punk that have emerged to date, promoters, artists, Hurchalla mixes his personal experiences with the words of dozens of band members, zinesters, and scenesters. Shrink-wrapped. Pm press. Grove Press.