Punkzines (Paperback)

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Fully illustrated with original artwork and photography, Punkzines explores the inspiration of Science Fiction and Rock fanzines of the early 70s, the influence of Jamie Reid’s situationist Suburban Press on Punk's first celebrated UK Punkzine Sniffin’ Glue and the first wave of Punkzines in the UK and America, the global impact and Punk subcultures that followed from New wave, Anarcho, Post Punk, Hardcore, and Street Punk, to Riot Grrl. Interviews with leading figures from the scene including fanzine editors, bands, DJ’s, promoters, journalists, and main ‘faces’ provide exclusive behind the scenes stories, anecdotes, and memories. Fully illustrated with original, rare artwork from key issues as well as front covers and spreads from celebrated fanzines including Sniffin’ Glue, Bondage, 48 Thrills, Punk, Jamming, London’s Burning, Kingdom Come, Ripped and Torn, Chainsaw, Alternative Ulster, Negative Reaction, Panache, Vague Allied Propaganda and many more.

About the Author

Eddie Piller is a British DJ, radio show host, and founder/managing director of Acid Jazz Records. Steve Rowland has DJ’d for many bands from Buzzcocks to Saint Etienne, curated record exhibitions in-store with Fred Perry, hosted club nights in Brighton and most recently co-authored the book Modzines, fanzine culture from the Mod revival, with Eddie Piller. Steve currently hosts 2 radio shows on Totally Wired Radio and 1btn.fm and still spends too much time being a Rude Boy.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781913172138
ISBN-10: 1913172139
Publisher: Omnibus Press
Publication Date: July 29th, 2021
Pages: 176
Language: English