American Hardcore: A Tribal History

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Feral House, Apr 1, 2006 - Music - 336 pages
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Hardcore punk was an underground tribal movement created with anger and passion but ultimately destroyed by infighting and dissonance. This oral history includes photographs, discographies, and a complete national perspective on the genre.

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Like the magnificent punk opus: "Please Kill Me: The Uncensored History of Punk Rock", Blush examines the US hardcore scene from 1979 to its demise in 1986. Geographically carving out areas and ... Read full review

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rare history of early Misfits and the reason Bad Brains were not very succesful Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Steven Blush promoted Hardcore shows in Washington, DC throughout the early 80s. In 1986 he founded Seconds Magazine, publishing it until 2000. His writing appeared in Spin, Interview, Village Voice, Details and High Times. He currently lives in Manhattan, serves as senior editor at Paper, and throws the weekly party Röck Cändy. He is the author of AMERICAN HARDCORE: A Tribal History.