Hardcore Legends to Attend Symposium at NYU to Release NYHC Book

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New York University will be host to New York Hardcore Legends on Tuesday, February 24th to celebrate the release of NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990 (Bazillion Points). Author Tony Rettman (Why Be Something That You’re Not: Detroit Hardcore 1979–1985) will be on hand, along with NYHC legends Richie Birkenhead (Underdog, Into Another, Youth of Today) and Walter Schreifels (Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, Youth of Today) for a discussion. Kelefa Sanneh (New Yorker, New York Times) will be the moderator. The event is FREE to the public and the book will be available for purchase.

 

 

NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990 will tell the definitive story of the scene, through the eyes of people who lived it. Forward by Freddy Cricien of Madball.

Press Notes:

Colloquium for Unpopular Culture at NYU & Bazillion Points Present:

NYHC: Dancing in the Frontlines
Tuesday, February 24
6:30 PM
Fourth Floor, 20 Cooper Square (East 5th and Bowery)

NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990 author Tony Rettman puts heads together with NYHC veterans Richie Birkenhead (Underdog, Into Another, Youth of Today) and Walter Schreifels (Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, Youth of Today) for a discussion of the unique time, place, sound, and mindset of New York hardcore. Kelefa Sanneh (New Yorker, New York Times) will moderate the discussion.

http://www.nyhcbook.com/

Tony Rettman is the author of NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990 (Bazillion Points, 2014) and Why Be Something That You’re Not: Detroit Hardcore 1979–1985 (Revelation, 2010)

Richie Birkenhead has been the vocalist of Into Another and Underdog, and a guitarist in Youth of Today.

Walter Schreifels was a key member of Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, Warzone, and Youth of Today.

Moderator: Kelefa Sanneh is a staff writer at the New Yorker. From 2000 to 2008 he was a writer at the New York Times

http://www.nyhcbook.com/

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