This text for scholars of pop culture and the general reader describes the post-punk indie rock scene in America from 1981-1991. Freelance music writer Azzerad profiles 13 innovative bands, focusing on those on the SST, Dischord, Touch & Go, and Sub Pop record labels. Each chapter is devoted to a particular band, such as Black Flag, Husker Du, Butthole Surfers, Fugazi, and the Minutemen.
About the Author:
Michael Azerrad is a music journalist who has written for a number of magazines, including Rolling Stone, Spin, and Billboard. He is the author of Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana, and Screaming Life: A Chronicle of the Seattle Music Scene. He lives in New York City.
Publisher: Little, Brown; First Edition edition (July 31, 2001)
Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 1.7 x 9.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 2 pounds