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For better or for worse, the image of the skinhead defines a big part of what many in mass culture see as 1980s UK punk. But like so many subcultures (if not all of them), it is so much more complex than its stereotype, full of subcultures of its own.

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Neon Knights is a fragmented cumming of age memoir and a guided tour of the heroes, villains, back-alleys and basements of nowheresville suburbia. From a close encounter with a trench-coat pedophile in a McDonald’s PlayLand, through a B-movie-scarred early development, to sexual misadventures in crowded movie theatres, hardcore shows, family

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As we go about our lives, we are constantly surrounded by images of all kinds. During the 90’s, when I would pass newsstands one magazine always caught my eye, and that was RAY GUN. What attracted me to this publication was it’s crazy fucking covers that were full of chaotic

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Who is Max G. Morton? There’s a surprising dearth of information online about this writer and publisher; a Google search yields about two articles, while in comparison, an eBay search usually shows up one or more of his books going for upwards of two hundred bucks each. So who the

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As a kid and burgeoning adolescent I spent almost every weekend for a period of years longer than I’m willing to admit at the local shopping centre. When you start to measure the passage of time by shopping mall additions and renovations you know you’re in trouble. It wasn’t just

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The other day I found this gem of a photo zine online called TERMINALLY STUPID #6 – DIVING WITH YOUR BOOTS ON 1985. It’s a collection of photos from at least 50 bands. This zine sheds light on what was happening in Vancouver and Toronto at the time, but it

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Now this is just totally fucking AWESOME…some of my favorite musical heros have been given a superhero make over! Brazilian designer Butcher Billy re-works the images of Siouxsie Sioux, Mark Mothersbaugh, Ian Curtis, John Lydon, Morrissey, Robert Smith and Billy Idol as comic book superheros. His series is entitled The

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They are so many different ways to express ones self and not everyone is tied to only one way of doing it. Also their people in the universe that are creative because it comes deep from with in them and every second they exist on this planet they are thinking

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FER YOUZ was a Los Angeles punk rock one sheet/fanzine from the 80’s that was given out for free at shows. Nikki & Brian Tucker were the humans behind the lens and these two people captured the 80’s SoCal scene like no one else. What made their photos so special

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As a youth, my homies and I were running wild in the streets of Hollywood and beyond. Some nights there were fights – Suicidal Boys vs. L.A.D.S – or our clothes were covered in puke because we could not hold our liquor. We would leave shows most nights with the

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I knew when I picked up the first issue of MAXIMUM ROCKNROLL I was going to love it just by looking at the kind of paper it was printed on. Then there was the layout, which was chaotic but made total sense to my young mind. Being from Southern California,

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Art & Punk have had a relationship since the beginning of the punk movement. These two things have had a very deep bond that is often overlooked. One of my favorite blogs to read & look at is Art 4 Punks! It focuses on how important the graphic designer can

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