American Hardcore: A Tribal History

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Feral House, 2001 - Music - 333 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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Being a product of this period in timeIt showed how most bands struggled.Media wasnt friendly or even handed in thier couverage.All in all a slice of time before Nirvana got credit for disinfranchised youth. Read full review

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Culling quotes from numerous interviews conducted over a five-year period, Blush presents an oral history of the first generation of American hardcore music (1980-86) what he deems its golden age ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

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 Rock Candy. He is the author of AMERICAN HARDCORE: A Tribal History.

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