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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:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This is the never-before-told story of the musical revolution that happened right under the nose of the Reagan Eighties--when a small but sprawling network of bands, labels, fanzines, radio stations, and other subversives reenergized American rock with punk rock's do-it-yourself credo and created music that was deeply personal, often brilliant, always challenging, and immensely influential. This sweeping chronicle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Azerrad, Michael.
Our band could be your life.
Boston : Little, Brown, ©2001
(DLC) 2001029052
(OCoLC)45804603
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Azerrad
ISBN: 9780316247191 0316247197 9780316247184 0316247189
OCLC Number: 843126601
Awards: Short-listed for Firecracker Alternative Book Award (Music) 2002
Description: 1 online resource (522 pages) : illustrations
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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