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The Day the Country Died: A History of Anarcho-Punk, 1980-1984 by Ian Glasper Online



The Day the Country Died: A History of Anarcho-Punk, 1980-1984

The Day the Country Died: A History of Anarcho-Punk, 1980-1984

  • Title: The Day the Country Died: A History of Anarcho-Punk, 1980-1984
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  • ISBN : 9781901447705
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 375 pages


If the bands in Burning Britain were loud, political, and uncompromising, those examined in Ian Glasper s new book were even so With Crass and Poison Girls opening the floodgates, the arrival of bands like Zoundz, Flux of Pink Indians, Conflict, Subhumans, Dirt, The Mob, Omega Tribe, and Icons of Filth heralded a new age of honesty and integrity in the 1980s undergro If the bands in Burning Britain were loud, political, and uncompromising, those examined in Ian Glasper s new book were even so With Crass and Poison Girls opening the floodgates, the arrival of bands like Zoundz, Flux of Pink Indians, Conflict, Subhumans, Dirt, The Mob, Omega Tribe, and Icons of Filth heralded a new age of honesty and integrity in the 1980s underground music scene It was a time when punk stopped being merely a radical fashion statement, and became a force for real social change Anarchy in punk rock no longer meant cash from chaos it meant freedom, peace, and unity Comprehensively covering all the groups and names, big and small, The Day the Country Died also features exclusive interviews and hundreds of never before published photos


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The Day the Country Died: A History of Anarcho-Punk, 1980-1984 Reviews (17)

  • Exhaustive encyclopedia like book detailing the bands involved in the U.K peace anarcho punk scene More of a research reference tool than a nonfiction read, but well researched and informative The author was involved in the scene and includes anecdotes and interviews in each entry At times, the writ [..]

  • Forgot to add this earlier This book has the smallest margins and the smallest typeface of any book I ve bought in the last couple of years That should give you some idea of how meticulous and compulsively comprehensive it is, especially for a music scene whose members numbered somewhere in the doze [..]

  • the bible of anarcho punk [..]

  • What to say about this book You d have to be really really into this kind of music to enjoy it I mean, I wanted to read it for nostalgic purposes because I was a punk rock kid in my younger years I was into the 80 s hardcore back then, but let s be honest, it doesn t matter whether you lwere into p [..]

  • If anyone asks me about formative music, I will tell them that the early 80s British punk bands were probably the first I truly fell in love with I liked accessible stuff like early Bad Religion and the first Clash album, but these bands were the first to make me scramble for every possible recordi [..]

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