Nineties Punk and Garage Bands Celebrated in New Book

You’ve probably read enough stories of rock n roll underdogs’ slow rise to superstardom to last you a lifetime. In We Never Learn: The Gunk Punk Undergut, 1998-2001, out now on Backbeat Books, author Eric Davidson celebrates the dozens of punk and garage bands from the last two decades that worked just as hard - and partied about three times as hard – as anyone, but never managed to achieve any level of mainstream success. That doesn’t mean they should be doomed to the 99-cent bin at your local record store – or on, as the case may be.

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