Our Band Could Be Your Life - Michael Azerrad
In Our Band Could Be Your Life, Michael Azerrad traces the progress and rise of thirteen essential indie rock bands of the Reagan era. From unknown, tenacious kids booking and recording their own gigs to critically acclaimed musicians, the bands from this decade undergo transformations that are symptomatic of the changing, angst filled time of the 80s and 90s. Not only is this book an informative and in-depth chronicle, it is also entertaining and funny, as Azerrad seamlessly transitions from band to band with changing stories and style to fit each unique band. Whether you lived through the rise of these bands or are a lover of music, this book ought not to be missed.