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My Punk Flyers – 1980′s

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011
Here is my flyer collection from the 80's. These flyers along with other SST posters, blacklight posters, drawings and graffiti covered my bedroom walls thru the 80's. In the process of trying to locate my old ticket stubs to add with my new collection from the past couple years, I came across my old flyer collection. So I spent the early afternoon today scanning images. With the exception of the Black Flag flyers from California shows, these flyers are from the Detroit area shows from the mid to late 1980's which I was fortunate enough to see a few of these gems. These flyers are for some incredible and classic shows that I would pay big dough… Read More

D.O.A. Flyers

Thursday, January 20th, 2011
D.O.A. Flyers D.O.A. in my opinion is one of the greatest punk bands!  It was DOA's music that got me into Punk!  Their track "Fuck You" from Bloodied but Unbowed was the very first Hardcore Punk song I had ever heard. I was like 13 at the time and I had never heard any band use lyrics like that in a song, nor did I think it was even legal to do so and the music was so fast, I was so hooked after that!  I've been fortunate enough to see DOA twice, once in the 80's at Traxx, Detroit and a second time in the 90's within the Shelter @ St. Andrews Hall, Detroit. It was tough being a punk at those ages back then in suburbia Michigan but thats… Read More