United & Strong: New York Hardcore - Mein Leben mit Agnostic Front
ISBN:
978-3-940882-12-3
ĽMy Riotę is the definitive insider's account of the birth of the volatile New York Hardcore scene. With Roger Miret as front man, legendary band Agnostic Frontís focused fury and aggression defined the times.
Born in Cuba, Miret fled with his family to the US to escape the Castro regime. Through vivid language and graphic details, he recounts growing up in a strange new land with a tyrannical stepfather and the roles that poverty and violence played in shaping the grit that became critical to his survival. In his teen years, he finds himself squatting in abandoned buildings with unforgettably eccentric runaways and victims of similar childhood trauma. With like-minded misfits he helps pioneer a new musical genre, but with money scarce and commercial success impossible, he turns to running drugs to support his family and winds up in prison. Itís the ultimate test of his toughness and perseverance that eventually sets him on a path towards redemption.

Release Date: 24.8.2018

Pages:
288 with a lot of pictures

Language: german

Price: 19,90 Euro