My First Time: A Collection of First Punk Show Stories (AK Press), moshes together fans and musicians recollections of their first time at a punk rock concert, and for editor Chris Duncan, collecting the stories was a headbanging trip back in time.
Duncan says, Punk wasnt on the radio or in major magazines. There was something intimate about walking into a room full of people like you.
And while stories from punk stalwarts like The Dwarves and The Queers hit the page, for Duncan, punks real revelations are personal.
Duncan says, I remember going to see Gorilla Biscuits. I was just a skateboard kid, and to drive two hours to a parking lot full of people like me was intimidating and exciting. I thought I dont have to listen to Def Leppard anymore!
The book hits stores later this summer.
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