Tag: Green Day

Sellout: The Major-Label Feeding Frenzy That Swept Punk, Emo, and Hardcore (Mariner Books)

To be called a sellout used to be the kiss of death for independent bands. Dan Ozzi’s fantastic new book Sellout explores the concept in depth, looking at eleven bands who, for better or worse, had to face the accusations when they signed to major labels.

Punk USA: The Rise And Fall of Lookout! Records (Microcosm)

The story of how the rapid rise of what was briefly one of the premiere punk rock labels quickly begat its sordid demise.