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Our band could be your life : scenes from the American rock underground 1981-1991

Author: Michael Azerrad
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of post-punk indie rock in America and the bands whose do-it-yourself ethic paved the way for the grunge phenomenon of the 1990s. An authoritative, behind-the-scenes look at thirteen bands that bridged punk and grunge, from Sonic Youth and Minor Threat to the Replacements, explores how these bands refused to conform to the mainstream and created their own record labels, attracted like-minded fans, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Azerrad
ISBN: 0316063797 9780316063791
OCLC Number: 45804603
Awards: Short-listed for Firecracker Alternative Book Award (Music) 2002
Description: 522 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Black Flag --
The Minutemen --
Mission of Burma --
Minor Threat --
Hüsker Dü --
The Replacements --
Sonic Youth --
Butthole Surfers --
Big Black --
Dinosaur Jr --
Fugazi --
Mudhoney --
Beat Happening.
Responsibility: by Michael Azerrad.

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The story of post-punk indie rock in America and the bands whose do-it-yourself ethic paved the way for the grunge phenomenon of the 1990s. Beginning with the pioneering and notorious punk band,  Read more...

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