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Tony Rettman To Sound the Charge for _NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980-1990_ in Brooklyn, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC; Members of Sheer Terror, Youth of Today, and Judge Will Join the Author Tour

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“I’m floored! Tony Rettman’s NYHC is by far one of the most informative looks at New York hardcore. An amazing read loaded with remnants of my life and a movement I truly adore. Hardcore lives!”—Roger Miret, **Agnostic Front**

 

“Thank you, Tony Rettman! Great book! So much fun to read everybody’s take on our great history. So proud to be a part. Much respect!”—Mike Judge, **Judge**

 

“This book is a way to get caught up on history, and also a bridge to a whole world that is as relevant today as its ever been. This book is a fun and informative read—enjoy it!”—Freddy Cricien, **Madball**

 

“NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980-1990 is an essential document, which will be the go-to reference for all fans of extreme styles of music. It started here.”—_Huffington Post_

 

[http://www.nyhcbook.com/(http://www.nyhcbook.com/

 

As the book and music worlds await the spectacular 384pp **_NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990_**, author Tony Rettman is gassing up his tour van and hitting the road. Spreading the gospel of his oral history based on interviews with members from bands like **Youth of Today**, **Cro-Mags**, **Murphy’s Law** and **Agnostic Front**, Rettman will embark on a November/December East Coast book tour hitting book and record stores in Brooklyn, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. Rettman will sign books, share stories and partake in Q&A’s, often with a NYHC original by his side. Here are the details so far:

 

**NOVEMBER 22** : 7 pm at **Natural Habitat**, 723 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712.

 

Pre-release book event where author Tony Rettman will lead a discussion and Q&A session with NYHC visual artist **Sean Taggart** (**Cro-Mags**, **Crumbsuckers**, etc.) A limited edition fanzine consisting of a chapter excerpt from the book will be available at the event.

 

**DECEMBER 11**: 6 pm at **Powerhouse Book Arena**, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY/11201

 

Author Tony Rettman will lead a panel discussion and Q&A session including **Paul Bearer** (**Sheer Terror**) **Richie Birkenhead** (**Numskulls**, **Underdog**, **Youth of Today**, **Into Another**) and Sean Taggart (NYHC visual artist). Signing will follow. The store prefers you to RSVP to the event at: RSVP@powerHouseArena.com

 

**DECEMBER 13**: 7 pm at **Brickbat Books**, 709 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

 

Author Tony Rettman will be signing books and answering questions in a discrete manner. **Max Milgram** will be on hand to receive both hugs and kisses.

 

**DECEMBER 14**: 2 pm at **Vintage Vinyl**, 51 Lafayette Street, Fords, NJ 08863

 

Author Tony Rettman will lead a discussion and Q&A session with **Mike Judge**. Signing will follow.

 

**DECEMBER 19**: 7 pm at **Celebrated Summer**/**Atomic Books**, 3616 Falls Rd., Baltimore, MD 21211

 

Author Tony Rettman will lead a discussion and Q&A session. Signing will follow.

 

**DECEMBER 20**: 5 pm at **Joint Custody**, 1530 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009

 

Author Tony Rettman will be signing books and answering questions in a discrete manner.

 

**DECEMBER 21st**: 2 pm at Randy Now’s **Man Cave**, 134 Farnsworth Ave, Bordentown, NJ 08505

 

Author Tony Rettman will be signing books. Co-author of **_No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes_** **Amy Yates Wuelfing** will also be on hand to sign copies of her books as well

 

Based on original interviews with over 100 key historical figures, the dense 384pp volume features hundreds of images and over fifty chapters covering the bands, venues, labels, hangouts, and larger-than-life characters that built hardcore punk rock in New York City. Bazillion Points Books is now accepting preorders, which will ship with a limited **Sean Taggart** flyer patch and metal badge in early December.

 

Sample chapter (“_17. East Village Nights: A7 and 2+2_”) is available at this location:

 

[NEW YORK HARDCORE 1980–1990, by Tony Rettman](http://www.nyhcbook.com/

 

“New York City has an energy that you’re not going to find anywhere else. People who have that passionate, driven mindset; they gravitate to New York City. Being in that intense environment—you had to come into your own to survive that area.”—**John Porcelly**, Youth of Today/Shelter

 

The gripping and sometimes hilarious narrative of _NYHC_ is woven together like the fabric of New York itself from over 100 original interviews with members of **Absolution, Adrenalin O.D., Agnostic Front, Antidote, Bad Brains, Bloodclot, Bold, Born Against, Breakdown, Cause for Alarm, Cavity Creeps, Citizens Arrest, Cro-Mags, Crumbsuckers, Death Before Dishonor, Even Worse, False Prophets, Gorilla Biscuits, H20, Heart Attack, Inhuman, Into Another, Irate, Judge, Kraut, Leeway, Life’s Blood, Major Conflict, Murphy’s Law, Nausea, Nihilistics, Nuclear Assault, Numskulls, Outburst, Pro-Pain, Quicksand, Raw Deal, Reagan Youth, Rorschach, S.O.D., Sacrilege, Savage Circle, Sheer Terror, Shelter, Shok, Sick of it All, Side by Side, Skinhead Youth, Straight Ahead, the Abused, the Cryptcrashers, the Mad, the Misfits, the Misguided, the Mob, the Psychos, the Ritz, the Stimulators, the Undead, Token Entry, Underdog, Urban Waste, Virus, Warzone, Youth of Today**, and many, many more.

 

“Will delight both the New York hardcore nerd and novice alike.”—**VICE**/**Noisey**

 

[ORDER NYHC](http://www.nyhcbook.com

 

_NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990_ joins a roster of deeply authoritative punk rock, heavy metal, and movie book titles at Bazillion Points Books including hardcore punk playbooks _We Got Power!_ and _Touch and Go_; early Metallica/Slayer/Megadeth photo history _Murder in the Front Row_; black metal “Bible” _METALION: The Slayer Mag Diaries_; as well as _Dirty Deeds: My Life Inside/Outside AC/DC_, a memoir by the band’s original bassist Mark Evans. Bazillion Points books are available at all good bookstores, music stores, and online retailers, distributed to the book trade via **PGW/Perseus** in North America, and **Turnaround** in Europe, or directly from the publisher.

 

[http://www.bazillionpoints.com/(http://www.bazillionpoints.com

 

“Bazillion Points releases first-class books, in high-quality formats, and although the publisher is only five years old, and the number of its releases hovers around 15, what is extraordinary is that seven of those books happen to be among the finest books published about metal or punk…”—**PopMatters**

 

“Bazillion Points might just be the best publishing house in America…the New York-based publishers have an outstanding record for producing quality books for rock and metal fans.”—_**Metal Hammer**_

 

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“I’m floored! Tony Rettman’s NYHC is by far one of the most informative looks at New York hardcore. An amazing read loaded with remnants of my life and a movement I truly adore. Hardcore lives!”—Roger Miret, **Agnostic Front**

 

“Thank you, Tony Rettman! Great book! So much fun to read everybody’s take on our great history. So proud to be a part. Much respect!”—Mike Judge, **Judg

 

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“This book is a way to get caught up on history, and also a bridge to a whole world that is as relevant today as its ever been. This book is a fun and informative read—enjoy it!”—Freddy Cricien, **Madball**

 

“NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980-1990 is an essential document, which will be the go-to reference for all fans of extreme styles of music. It started here.”—_Huffington Post_

 

[http://www.nyhcbook.com/(http://www.nyhcbook.com/

 

As the book and music worlds await the spectacular 384pp **_NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990_**, author Tony Rettman is gassing up his tour van and hitting the road. Spreading the gospel of his oral history based on interviews with members from bands like **Youth of Today**, **Cro-Mags**, **Murphy’s Law** and **Agnostic Front**, Rettman will embark on a November/December East Coast book tour hitting book and record stores in Brooklyn, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. Rettman will sign books, share stories and partake in Q&A’s, often with a NYHC original by his side. Here are the details so far:

 

**NOVEMBER 22** : 7 pm at **Natural Habitat**, 723 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712.

 

Pre-release book event where author Tony Rettman will lead a discussion and Q&A session with NYHC visual artist **Sean Taggart** (**Cro-Mags**, **Crumbsuckers**, etc.) A limited edition fanzine consisting of a chapter excerpt from the book will be available at the event.

 

**DECEMBER 11**: 6 pm at **Powerhouse Book Arena**, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY/11201

 

Author Tony Rettman will lead a panel discussion and Q&A session including **Paul Bearer** (**Sheer Terror**) **Richie Birkenhead** (**Numskulls**, **Underdog**, **Youth of Today**, **Into Another**) and Sean Taggart (NYHC visual artist). Signing will follow. The store prefers you to RSVP to the event at: RSVP@powerHouseArena.com

 

**DECEMBER 13**: 7 pm at **Brickbat Books**, 709 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

 

Author Tony Rettman will be signing books and answering questions in a discrete manner. **Max Milgram** will be on hand to receive both hugs and kisses.

 

**DECEMBER 14**: 2 pm at **Vintage Vinyl**, 51 Lafayette Street, Fords, NJ 08863

 

Author Tony Rettman will lead a discussion and Q&A session with **Mike Judge**. Signing will follow.

 

**DECEMBER 19**: 7 pm at **Celebrated Summer**/**Atomic Books**, 3616 Falls Rd., Baltimore, MD 21211

 

Author Tony Rettman will lead a discussion and Q&A session. Signing will follow.

 

**DECEMBER 20**: 5 pm at **Joint Custody**, 1530 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009

 

Author Tony Rettman will be signing books and answering questions in a discrete manner.

 

**DECEMBER 21st**: 2 pm at Randy Now’s **Man Cave**, 134 Farnsworth Ave, Bordentown, NJ 08505

 

Author Tony Rettman will be signing books. Co-author of **_No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes_** **Amy Yates Wuelfing** will also be on hand to sign copies of her books as well

 

Based on original interviews with over 100 key historical figures, the dense 384pp volume features hundreds of images and over fifty chapters covering the bands, venues, labels, hangouts, and larger-than-life characters that built hardcore punk rock in New York City. Bazillion Points Books is now accepting preorders, which will ship with a limited **Sean Taggart** flyer patch and metal badge in early December.

 

Sample chapter (“_17. East Village Nights: A7 and 2+2_”) is available at this location:

 

[NEW YORK HARDCORE 1980–1990, by Tony Rettman](http://www.nyhcbook.com/

 

“New York City has an energy that you’re not going to find anywhere else. People who have that passionate, driven mindset; they gravitate to New York City. Being in that intense environment—you had to come into your own to survive that area.”—**John Porcelly**, Youth of Today/Shelter

 

The gripping and sometimes hilarious narrative of _NYHC_ is woven together like the fabric of New York itself from over 100 original interviews with members of **Absolution, Adrenalin O.D., Agnostic Front, Antidote, Bad Brains, Bloodclot, Bold, Born Against, Breakdown, Cause for Alarm, Cavity Creeps, Citizens Arrest, Cro-Mags, Crumbsuckers, Death Before Dishonor, Even Worse, False Prophets, Gorilla Biscuits, H20, Heart Attack, Inhuman, Into Another, Irate, Judge, Kraut, Leeway, Life’s Blood, Major Conflict, Murphy’s Law, Nausea, Nihilistics, Nuclear Assault, Numskulls, Outburst, Pro-Pain, Quicksand, Raw Deal, Rea.

 

 

 

 

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