Burning Britain: The History Of UK Punk 1980-1984

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The product of years of research, travel, and countless conversations, Burning Britain is the true story of the UK punk scene from 1980 to 1984 told for the first time by the bands and labels that created it.

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Covering the country region by region, author Ian Glasper profiles legendary bands like Vice Squad, Angelic Upstarts, Blitz, Anti-Nowhere League, Cockney Rejects, and the UK Subs as well as more obscure groups like Xtract, The Skroteez, and Soldier Dolls through hundreds of new interviews and photographs. As the 1970s closed the media was quick to declare punk dead, but a new generation of even more aggressive and political bands were announcing their presence through some of the most primal and potent music ever committed to plastic. This book is the definitive guide to that previously overlooked era.

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Author Ian Glasper
Publisher PM Press
Page Count 450pp
Publication Size 6 x 9 x 1.25
Publication Notes Paperback, b/w, new edition
Publication Date August 1, 2014
ISBN 978-1604867480

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