Synopses & Reviews
"American Hardcore sets the record straight about the last great American subculture"Paper magazine
Steven Blush's "definitive treatment of Hardcore Punk" (Los Angeles Times) changed the way we look at Punk Rock. The Sony Picture Classicsdistributed documentary American Hardcore premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. This revised and expanded second edition contains hundreds of new bands, thirty new interviews, flyers, a new chapter ("Destroy Babylon"), and a new art gallery with over 125 rare photos and images.
The iconic, best-selling punk history receives over 125 new images and thirty new interviews.
About the Author
Besides the bestselling "American Hardcore," Steven Blush is also author of "American Hair Metal" (Feral House), and ".45 Dangerous Minds" (Creation). Blush also co-produced the eponymous "American Hardcore" documentary released by Sony Classics, and was the publisher and primary editor of the award-winning "Seconds" interview magazine. He also writes for Paper and Interview and music-oriented magazines.