Sunday, 5 October 2008

You’re Only Young Once!!!

Hardcore emerged just after the first wave of punk rock in the late 1970s. The speed and attitude of punk took hold of its spirit, got rid of the “live fast, die young” mind-set and made a brilliant revision: hardcore. The dividing line between punk and hardcore music was in the delivery: less pretense, less melody, and more aggression. The Kids Will Have Their Say, and You’re Only Young Once.
Radio Silence includes over 500 images of unseen photographs, illustrations, rare records, t-shirts, and fanzines presented in a manner that abandons the aesthetic clichés normally employed to depict the genre and lets the subject matter speak for itself— everything from the Minor Threat leather jacket pictured here to Dischord Records album sleeves and fans' DIY tees..

The Authors: Nathan Nedorostek & Anthony Pappalardo
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