Book ‘Punk Paradox’ by Greg Graffin

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A historical memoir and cultural criticism of punk rock’s evolution, by the legendary singer-songwriter of Bad Religion Greg Graffin is the lead vocalist and songwriter of Bad Religion, recently described as “America's most significant punk band.” Since its inception in Los Angeles in 1980, Bad Religion has produced 18 studio albums, become a long-running global touring powerhouse, and has established a durable legacy as one of the most influential punk rock bands of all time. Punk Paradox is Graffin's life narrative before and during L.A. punk's early years, detailing his observations on the genre's explosive growth and his band's steady rise in importance. The book begins by exploring Graffin’s Midwestern roots...
Publisher: Hachette Books (November 8, 2022)  Pages: ‎384 pages  ISBN-10: 0306924587  ISBN-13: 978-0306924583  ASIN:‎ B09V2NVQBT

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Author’s biography: GREG GRAFFIN is the lead singer and a songwriter in the punk band Bad Religion. He obtained a masters and Ph.D. in Zoology at Cornell University and a masters in Geology from UCLA. He has lectured at UCLA and Cornell where currently he teaches evolution. He is also the author of Evolution (with Steve Olson) and Population Wars. When he’s not on tour, he’s with his family at places he considers home: upstate New York, Southern California, or Wisconsin.