Our Band Could Be Your Life

Scenes from the American Indie Underground, 1981-1991
By Michael Azerrad (Trade Paperback, 2002)
This is the never-before-told story of the musical revolution that happened right under the nose of the Reagan Eighties--when a small but sprawling network of bands, labels, fanzines, radio stations, and other subversives reenergized American rock with punk rock's do-it-yourself credo and created music that was deeply personal, often brilliant, always challenging, and immensely influential. This sweeping chronicle of music, politics, drugs, fear, loathing, and faith has been recognized as an indie rock classic in its own right.

Among the bands profiled: Mission of Burma, Butthole Surfers, The Minutemen, Sonic Youth, Black Flag, Big Black, Hüsker Dü, Fugazi, Minor Threat, Mudhoney, The Replacements, Beat Happening, and Dinosaur Jr.
  • Little, Brown and Company
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $17.00 US/$19.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316787536

    • On Sale Date: 07/02/2002

    • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

    • Imprint: Back Bay Books

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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This is the never-before-told story of the musical revolution that happened right under the nose of the Reagan Eighties--when a small but sprawling network of bands, labels, fanzines, radio stations, and other subversives reenergized American rock with punk rock's do-it-yourself credo and created music that was deeply personal, often brilliant, always challenging, and immensely influential. This sweeping chronicle of music, politics, drugs, fear, loathing, and faith has been recognized as an indie rock classic in its own right.

Among the bands profiled: Mission of Burma, Butthole Surfers, The Minutemen, Sonic Youth, Black Flag, Big Black, Hüsker Dü, Fugazi, Minor Threat, Mudhoney, The Replacements, Beat Happening, and Dinosaur Jr.
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Our Band Could Be Your Life
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Price: $17.00 US/$19.00 CAN
  • Pages: 528
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316787536
  • On Sale Date: 07/02/2002
Our Band Could Be Your Life