Touch And Go: The Complete Hardcore Punk Zine ’79-’83
By Tesco Vee and Dave Stimson
Containing all 22 issues of the infamous Touch and Go fanzine, based in the Mid-West during the early days of American hardcore, and written/designed/edited by Tesco Vee (also of The Meatmen) and Dave Stimson – eventually evolving into Touch and Go Records. The book contains many forewords and introductions written by Tesco Vee, Dave Stimson, Steve Miller, Barry Henssler, Henry Rollins, Keith Morris, Peter Davis, Henry Owings, Byron Coley, Corey Rusk, John Brannon and Ian MacKaye. The zine, which is chronicled in the book, contains early reviews and features on bands like Black Flag, Circle Jerks, Wire, Minor Threat, Teen Idles, The Necros, Gang of Four, among many others, including also an American perspective on the wave of early UK punk.
548 pages, 26cm x 28cm. (RRP £30.99)