CORPORATE ROCK SUCKS: The Rise & Fall of SST Records (Book)


A no-holds-barred narrative history of the iconic label that brought the world Black Flag, Husker Du, Sonic Youth, Soundgarden, and more, by the co-author of "Do What You Want" and "My Damage." In "Corporate Rock Sucks: The Rise & Fall Of SST Records," music journalist Jim Ruland relays the unvarnished story of the label, from its remarkable rise in notoriety to its infamous downfall. Featuring never-before-seen interviews with the label's former employees, as well as musicians, managers, producers, photographers, video directors, and label heads, "Corporate Rock Sucks: The Rise & Fall Of SST Records" presents a definitive narrative history of the '80s punk and alternative rock scenes, and shows how the music industry was changed forever.

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