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Rough Guide to Punk

By Al Spicer

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Reference Textbooks; Textbook - General. Rough Guide. Punk Rock. Reference book. With black & white photos. 378 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.74-1843534738).

Item Number: AP.74-1843534738

ISBN 1843534738. With black & white photos. Punk Rock. 9x12 inches.

The Rough Guide to Punk casts a sneering glance at the musicians, fashions, icons and record labels behind the sub-culture that revolutionized pop music.Profiles of more than 250 artists, from legends such as the Sex Pistols and X-Ray Spex to contemporary stars like Green Day and Babyshambles.Critical reviews of landmark albums and classic singles, plus the lowdown on everything from safety pins and bondage trousers to venues like The Roxy and CBGBs.The story of punk, detailing the key events, gigs and releases, from the snotty seventies to the present day.Playlists of the best, loudest and angriest slices of punk waiting to be downloaded to your iPod or MP3 player.Never mind the's the Rough Guide to Punk!