PM Press


Tristan Clark "Orstralia: A Punk History 1974-1989" - Book


With appeal to more than just punk history obsessives, "Orstralia: A Punk History 1974-1989" offers an unprecedented snapshot of an underacknowledged segment of Australian life and history. "Orstralia: A Punk History 1974-1989" represents the first definitive account of the country's initial years, from progenitors the Saints and Radio Birdman in the mid '70s, through the emergence of hardcore in the 1980s, to the stylistic diffusion that accompanied transition to the 1990s. Based on over 130 interviews, "Orstralia: A Punk History 1974-1989" documents the most renowned to the most fleeting and obscure acts the nation produced.