|Blut & Schweiß; Sick Of It All – Die Geschichte der Koller-Brüder||
|When it comes to New York City Hardcore, its community proudly boasts Lou and Pete Koller - brothers who have dominated the scene worldwide with their band Sick Of It All.
Following Roger Miret's memoirs “United And Strong”, “Blut und Schweiß” is the German edition of the official autobiography of the Koller brothers. Sick Of It All are probably the most important protagonists of the second wave of NYCHC.
If Agnostic Front are the godfathers of New York Hardcore, then vocalist Lou and guitarist Pete Koller are its grand masters.
For Flushing, Queens, natives Lou and Pete Koller, hardcore has become a lifestyle as well as an unlikely career. From the moment these siblings began applying their abilities to punk’s angrier, grimier sub-genre, they quickly became fifty percent of one of the most intense and compelling quartets to ever claim the movement - the legendary New York hardcore band Sick Of It All. Contrary to popular belief, Lou and Pete are proof positive that you don’t need to have lived a street life, or come from a fractured, chaotic home in order to produce world-class hardcore.
“Blut und Schweiß” is the no-holds-barred autobiography of two brothers who have never wavered, as well as an unrelenting depiction of the American dream, and the drive and determination required to live it - regardless of whatever obstacles appear before you.
Featuring commentary from family, friends, band mates past and present, and their peers, including Gary Holt (Exodus, Slayer), Kurt Brecht (D.R.I.), Barney Greenway (Napalm Death), and more …
Release Date: 26.02.2021
Pages: 272 with a lot of pictures
Price: 19,99 Euro