American Hardcore: A Tribal History
The first complete, feisty and sordid history of American hardcore punk. Angrier, less pretentious and more stripped-down than its artsy, drug-addled predecessor, this harder-faster form of music was never very pretty - an angry and violent outlet for unfocused rage. Packed with information on all aspects of the genre, including oral histories from the stars and now forgotten participants, the book explains the gestation, rise and eventual fall of the hardcore scene along with an exceptionally comprehensive discography. Extensively illustrated with b/w photos.
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American Hardcore.....................User Review - youdoit - Overstock.com
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