Kill Your Idols

Kill Your Idols

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A collection of 34 essays in which some of the best rock critics of Generation X and Y address allegedly 'great' albums that they despise. A spirited assault on the pantheon that has been foisted upon this new generation of music critics, a defiant slap in the face to the narrow and hegemonic view of rock history presented by the Baby Boom generation's critics. As a collection of the new generation of rock writers, it is the first of its kind, as well as the first and only anthology devoted solely to critiquing rock and roll's most sacred cows.Do a Google search on the phrase aquot;I hate Radiohead, aquot; and see how many hits turn up (not as many as aquot;I love ... at least has the redeeming distinction of being arguably the weirdest album ever to hit number one on Billboarda#39;s Top 200 albumsanbsp;...

Title:Kill Your Idols
Author:Jim DeRogatis, Carmél Carrillo
Publisher:Barricade Books Incorporated - 2004


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