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Fight Your Own War Extract
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Fight Your Own War: Power Electronics and Noise Culture. The first book devoted to power electronics, written by artists, fans, and critics.
 
Bizarrism Vol 1 Extract
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Bizarrism Vol 1: The revised and expanded edition, by Chris Mikul. A unique insight into some of the strangest stories this world has to offer.
 
Blood + Death Extract
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Extract from Blood and Death, part of the John Lee Brook Blood Trilogy.
 
Dark Stars Rising extracts
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Dark Stars Rising: Conversations from the Outer Realms by Shade Rupe is a collection of 27 candid interviews spanning 24 years with unique and free-thinking artists.
 
Beneath Contempt Extract
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Goldstein had proven adept at spinning sister publications off from Screw, each seemingly more bizarre and short-lived than the one before.
 
Mezzogiorno extracts
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Chapter one of Mezzogiorno: Life. Death. Southern Italy. By David Kerekes.
 
Weird Scenes Flipbook Extract
 
 
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Weird Scenes Inside The Canyon: Laurel Canyon, Covert Ops & The Dark Heart Of The Hippie Dream by David McGowan. The very strange but nevertheless true story of the dark underbelly of a 1960s hippie utopia. Exclusive special edition. Buy this item»


 
20-Mar-2014 David McGowan
Chelsea Hotel Manhattan Extract

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Chelsea Hotel Manhattan by Joe Ambrose. A raw eulogy to a New York icon. Extreme living in New York’s Chelsea Hotel, from the beats through punk and into the present. Outlaw culture, outlaw life, outlaw death. Buy the book»

 
02-Feb-2012 Joe Ambrose
Beaver Street Extract

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For sixteen years Robert Rosen worked behind the X-rated scenes of such porn magazines as High Society, Stag, and D-Cup. In Beaver Street: A History of Modern Pornography, Rosen blows the lid off the lucrative and politically hounded adult industry, providing a darkly engaging account of its tumultuous decades—from the defining Traci Lords scandal and the conception of ‘free’ phone sex to the burgeoning success of smut in cyberspace in the twenty-first century. Buy the book»


 
10-Feb-2012 Robert Rosen
Creeping Flesh Vol 1 Extract

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Creeping Flesh The Horror Fantasy Film Book edited by David Kerekes.  Telefantasy and horror cinema from around the world, with a distinctive retro sensibility. From the classic BBC ghost stories for Christmas to obscure and vilified movies, the discovery of “lost” films, and an appreciation of British exploitation.

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17-Feb-2012 David Kerekes
The Master Con Man Extract

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The Master Con Man: The True Adventures Of Slippery Syd Gottfried by Robert Kyriakides. Syd Gottfried is resolutely crooked and his scams, explained in detail in this book, are at times darkly humorous. Yet the vicious gravitas of his lifestyle draws him tragically, inevitably, to bloody murder. True crime. Buy this book»

 
21-Feb-2012 Robert Kyriakides
Hellhound Flip Book Extract

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The Hellhound Sample by Charles Shaar Murray. Fiction. A potent mix of secrets, nightmares and lies, spanning decades and continents. James 'Blue' Moon, the greatest living bluesman, has one last chance to escape the hellhound on his trail ... if the cancer doesn't get him first. Buy this book»

 
24-Feb-2012 David Kerekes
The Eccentropedia Extract
 

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The Eccentropedia: The Most Unusual People Who Have Ever Lived by Chris Mikul, illustrated by Glenn Smith. An A-Z of eccentrics. 266 true stories of the most original and outrageous people on earth. Buy this book»

 
01-Mar-2012 Chris Mikul
Better To Reign In Hell Extract

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Credited with superhuman intellect and abilities, the serial sex killer emerged in the 1980s as a dominant figure in American popular culture. Using government reports, trial transcripts and correspondence, Better To Reign In Hell:Serial Killers, Media Panics & the FBI by Stephen Milligen, examines the people and events that led to and perpetuate a serial killer panic, notably President Ronald Reagan, the New Right, the FBI and the media. More about this item»

 
21-Mar-2012 Stephen Milligen
Gigs From Hell Extract

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Gigs from Hell: True Stories from Rock and Roll's Frontline edited by Sleazegrinder. From the dankest rat hole basements to flash arenas, here is a wild ride through rock’n’roll’s nightmare moments. Rife with hellfire confessionals straight from the bruised lips of hundreds of jobbing bands, Strips the mythology and starry-eyed allure of life on the road to its barest essentials — puke, rip-offs, come-downs and the odd stab at glory. Buy this book»

 
02-Apr-2012 Sleazegrinder
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Discombobulated: Dispatches from the Wrong Side by Simon A. Morrison takes readers on a pocket-sized, decade-spanning gonzo tour of the nightlife of five continents, bringing together the snappiest, wittiest and hippest dispatches of the last eight years, to make one of the classic books of the clubbing generation. Buy this book»

 
13-Apr-2012 Simon A. Morrison
Keep It Together Extract

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Keep It Together! Cosmic Boogie with the Deviants and Pink Fairies by Rich Deakin is the remarkable story of London’s communal bands of the 1960s and 1970s, from the perspective of two of its most crucial exponents: the Deviants and the Pink Fairies. Buy this book»

 
18-Apr-2012 Rich Deakin
Conspiracy Cinema Flip Book

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Conspiracy Cinema: Propaganda, Politics and Paranoia by David Ray Carter. Conspiracy theories are shocking by their very nature, and Conspiracy Cinema delves into the history of cinema’s most controversial genre. More info»

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18-Apr-2012 David Ray Carter
Lovers Bugger Thieves Extract
 

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Lovers Buggers & Thieves, edited by Martin Jones, offers fresh perspectives on the likes of Led Zeppelin, the Beatles (a comprehensive guide to Fab Four bootlegs and "outfakes"), interviews with Australian garage punk and psych legends of the sixties, the musical legacy of Charles Manson, Skip Spence, Monks, the Sonics, Bonzo Dog Band, Screaming Lord Sutch, and other music and musicians dragged back from the edge…. Buy the book»

 
20-Jul-2012 Martin Jones
Elvis Died For Somebodys Book Extracts

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Elvis Died For Somebody's Sins But Not Mine: A Lifetime's Collected Writing by Mick Farren. A rocking life railing against the machine, in the company of Johnny Cash, Frank Zappa, Chuck Berry, Gore Vidal, Pete Townshend and others. Exclusive edition available. Buy this item»

 
 
18-Nov-2012 Mick Farren
Offbeat Flip Book
 

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Offbeat: British Cinema's Curiosities, Obscurities and Forgotten Gems by Julian Upton, with various contributors. Think you know British cinema? Think again. Exclusive edition available. Buy this item»


 
18-Dec-2012 Julian Upton
Gathering Of The Tribe Flip Book

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Gathering of the Tribe: Music and Heavy Conscious Creation by Mark Goodall, with various contributors. A look at the role of the occult in music through key albums. Exclusive hardback edition available.Buy this item


 
18-Jan-2013 Mark Goodall
Bleeding Skull! Flip Book Extract
 

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BLEEDING SKULL! A 1980s Trash-Horror Odyssey by Joseph A. Ziemba & Dan Budnik is the definitive resource on 1980s trash-horror cinema. Special edition NO ISBN hardback exclusive to Headpress. Buy this item»


 
15-Apr-2013 Joseph A. Ziemba & Dan Budnik
Xerox Ferox Flip Book Extracts
 

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Xerox Ferox: The Wild World of the Horror Film Fanzine by John Szpunar is the first book to cover the horror film fanzines and the culture they spawned. Exclusive NO ISBN special edition hardback also available. Buy this item»


 
09-Oct-2013 John Szpunar
The Bloodiest Thing Extract
 
 
   
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"THE BLOODIEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED IN FRONT OF A CAMERA" Conservative Politics, 'Porno Chic' and Snuff, by Stephen Milligen. The true, startling and hideously exploitative story behind the most brutal and ghastly-beyond-belief film of all time. Exclusive special edition of 100 copies. Buy this item»


 
 
05-Aug-2014 Stephen Milligen
The Law of Chaos Extract
 

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The Law of Chaos: The Multiverse of Michael Moorcock by Jeff Gardiner. An entertaining and accessible reader’s guide that explores the life and achievements of Michael Moorcock, one of modern literature’s most influential figures. Exclusive special edition. Buy this item»


 
03-Oct-2014 Jeff Gardiner
Theme 70 Extract
 
 

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Theme 70: Tackling the Beast They Call Exploitation Cinema by Mark J Banville. Exploitation movie explosion from the silver age of grindhouse fandom. More info»

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02-Jan-2015 mark j banville
Spinegrinder Extract
 

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Spinegrinder: The Movies Most Critics Won't Write About, by Clive Davies. One man's ambitious, exhaustive and utterly obsessive attempt to make sense of over a century of exploitation and cult cinema, seen from the digital age. One opinion; 1,100 pages; 8,000 reviews (or thereabouts). More info»

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10-Apr-2015 Clive Davies
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