American Hardcore: A Tribal History
Steven Blush

Steve Blush has recently (2001) completed this book about the Hardcore scene in America during the late 1970s - early 1980s.
Published by Feral House.
You can get it at

Mi2N - Music Industry News Network
Propeller Magazine
Music 4 Autobahns
New Times L.A.
L.A. Times
Culture Vulture
Ink 19
Other Press Quotes

A book release reception was held at CB's Gallery on Oct. 17, 2001, at which many pictures and band flyers from Steve's personal collection were exhibited. I tried to capture as many flyers as possible from the wall display. The pictures below should bring back many memories to anyone who was part of that scene.

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An article on American Hardcore Art in a special Spring 2003 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine on The Art of Rock features remarks by Steve and record cover art from his collection.
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