They were the pioneers of American hardcore, forming in California in 1978 and splitting up 8 years later leaving behind them a trail of blood, carnage and brutal, brilliant music. Throughout the years they fought with the police, record industry and their own fans. This is the band's story from the inside, drawing upon exclusive interviews with the group's members, their contemporaries and the groups who were inspired by them. It's also the story of American hardcore music, from the perspective of the group who did more to take the sound to the clubs, squats and community halls of America than any other.He would be out there, with his amp and his distortion and nothing else, and he would get these weird sounds and wild and crazy things going on. And there ... aIa#39; m not an anarchist, doing this to people without their wanting it, a Troccoli adds.
|Title||:||Spray Paint the Walls: The Story of Black Flag|
|Publisher||:||Omnibus Press - 2009-12-15|