I bought the book for personal reasons as I know so many of the people in the bands that were highlighted. Read morePublished on February 3, 2010 by CT SE HC
Historical commentary of a movement that those lucky enough to have been around for can relive and cherish through this work. Read morePublished on May 31, 2009 by Matthew J. Kiczyinski
Of all the books that have come out seeking to document the hardcore scene, this is by far the most disjointed and incomplete. Read morePublished on April 23, 2009 by Old NYHC Head
The concept of the book is great but the execution is mediocre.
The good: It's another of the small handful of books that blows up the myth that punk died in the 70's. Read more
For example, there's a lot of talk about how DOA and Black Flag basically created the alternative touring circuit in 1978-80, but there isn't one photo of DOA. Read morePublished on January 4, 2009 by Petar Ticinovic
If you're into hardcore music, this is the book for you.
You can almost hear music coming from the pages.
So many great photos, interesting stories and interviews. Read more
If you can find the hardcover, then skip the paperback. The pages are thick but matte finished (dull), the pictures seem small, and the print is microscopic. Read morePublished on December 10, 2008 by Margot