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Gimme Something Better: The Profound, Progressive, and Occasionally Pointless History of Bay Area Punk, from Dead Kennedys to Green Day

by Jack Boulware Author and Silke Tudor Author

This oral history of Bay Area punk brings the influential, outrageous scene to life. Includes stellar anecdotes like the Sex Pistols' notorious final performance, Jello Biafra's mayoral candidacy, the founding of Maximum Rocknroll, and the formation of venues like Fab Mab and Gilman Street. Two local journalists compiled this recollection and homage that will shed light for fans and bring up memories for folks who were there. Featuring interviews with members of the Dead Kennedys, Avengers, Flipper, MDC, Green Day, Rancid, NOFX, AFI, and more.