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Sober Living for the Revolution: Hardcore Punk, Straight Edge, and Radical Politics

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Examining the multigenerational impact of punk rock music, this international survey of the political-punk straight edge movement—which has persisted as a drug-free, hardcore subculture for more than 25 years—traces its history from 1980s Washington, DC, to today. Asserting that drugs are not necessarily rebellious and that not all rebels do them, the record also defies common conceptions of straight edge's political legacy as being associated with self-righteous, macho posturing and conservative Puritanism. On the contrary, the movement has been linked to radical thought and action by the countless individuals, bands, and entire scenes profiled throughout the discussion. Lively and exhaustive, this dynamic overview includes contributions from famed straight edge punk rockers Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat and Fugazi, Dennis Lyxzén of Refused and the International Noise Conspiracy, and Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy; legendary bands ManLiftingBanner and Point of No Return; radical collectives such as CrimethInc. and Alpine Anarchist Productions; and numerous other artists and activists dedicated as much to sober living as to the fight for a better world.

About the Author

Gabriel Kuhn is the author of Life Under the Jolly Roger: Reflections on Golden Age Piracy and Women Pirates and the Politics of the Jolly Roger.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781604860511
Author:
Kuhn, Gabriel
Publisher:
PM Press
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Punk
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Sociology - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.93 lb

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