Bridge 9 Record’s new book, xXX Fanzine (1983-1988) Hardcore & Punk in the Eighties, is out it now. In conjunction with the book, Bridge 9 has also released Still Having Their Say, a compilation reminiscing in the hardcore-punk classics of the 80s. The compilation features Strife (covering Void’s “Who Are You?”), Nomads (covering Cruxifix’s “How When Where” and Agnostic Front’s “The Eliminator”), Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach (covering Minor Threat’s “Salad Days”), H2O (covering Dag Nasty’s “Safe”), American Nightmare (covering Cro-Mag’s “It’s The Limit”) and many more. You can stream it in full at Loudwire.
xXX Fanzine (1983-1988) Hardcore & Punk in the Eighties features 288 pages documenting the Boston fanzine’s prime. The book was written by Mike Gitter and edited by Chris Wrenn. The book release happens today at Bridge Nine in Peabody, MA. It will include a DIY panel with Gitter and Tony Rettman, as well as a performance by Kevin Seconds. For more info, visit Bridge 9 Records.