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PUNK ROCK PRATTLE: Is Talk Cheap?

WHY BE SOMETHING THAT YOU'RE NOT: DETROIT HARDCORE 1979-1985 by Tony Rettman; Revelation, 2010 AMERICAN HARDCORE: A Tribal History (Second Edition) By Steven Blush; Feral House, 2010 To begin with, it's hard to believe that the people who built the house of punk rock are part of history. Weren't we ageless warriors who could defy […]

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AMERICAN HARDCORE: THE HISTORY OF PUNK ROCK 1980 - 1986 directed by Paul Rachman; Sony Pictures Classics, 2006

At some point in his life, I'm guessing, Henry Rollins took a toastmaster class. He learned how to tell a story, gesticulate expressively, enunciate with a drill instructor's aggression, and then yap on and on about his sausage-headed self. I walked out of the documentary American Hardcore wishing that he could just shut the fuck […]