Punkzines: Fanzine Culture from the Punk Scene
By Eddie Piller and Steve Rowland
Along with its long-lasting influence on music, art, fashion and culture, the punk explosion in the late 1970s also fueled a thriving underground press. A physical representation of punk’s DIY attitude, fanzines rebelled against established forms of expression, surviving outside of the mainstream media and providing a voice for a generation.
Punkzines features interviews with leading figures from the scene, including fanzine editors, bands, DJs, promoters and journalists, to provide exclusive anecdotes from this momentous period. Fully illustrated throughout, the book showcases original and rare artwork from celebrated fanzines such as Sniffin’ Glue, Bondage, 48 Thrills, Punk, Jamming!, London’s Burning, Ripped & Torn and many more.
Punkzines is the definitive visual guide to a crucial part of British and global subculture.
Published by Omnibus Press, 2021
Softcover, 176 pages, full color, 8.25 × 10.6 inches