Suicide: No Compromise

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SAF, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 223 pages
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An explosive docu-biography of New York’s most subversive punk band Suicide, who along with the New York Dolls, the Ramones, Blondie, Television and Talking Heads defined the US punk scene centered around Max’s Kansas City and CBGB’s.

The book features new interview material with many of the leading lights of the NY punk scene, including Alan Vega and Martin Rev from the band, as well as Debbie Harry and Chris Stein from Blondie, Moby, Henry Rollins, Marc Almond, Bobby Gillespie (Primal Scream), Jim Reid (Jesus & Mary Chain), Lydia Lunch, Jane County, amongst others. Illustrated with over 100 photos and memorabilia from Vega and Rev’s own archives, Nobakht’s penetrating biography recreates the ’70s world of New York City.

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User Review  - Lee - Goodreads

My favorite electronic punk band, never got the recognition they deserved. They were pioneers (and put on an amazing live show.) Read full review

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User Review  - Chuck Nolan - Goodreads

A quick read, solid information on a legendary band. My only qualm is I wish it delved more into the human element, instead of just "the work." With "No Compromise" comes personal struggle, which I ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

David Nobakht spent the early eighties serving overseas as an Infantry Soldier. He graduated in Graphic Design from Camberwell College of Art in 1997. Since then he has designed for forward thinking corporate clients and book publishers. He has always had a very strong interest and love of both the New York and London punk scenes.

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