The Rise, The Fall, and The Rise by Brix Smith Start $18.95 - American Brix Smith Start spent ten years in The Fall with Mark E. Smith while being married to him, which ended in a violent disintegration. Growing up in the Hollywood Hills in the '60s in a dilapidated pink mansion her life has …
by Erick Lyle
56p, b&w, 5.5"x8.5"
Lyle devotes this issue to investigating the story of the seminal Black Flag album Damaged - setting us down in the early L.A. punk and hardcore scenes and using his compulsively readable prose and great band interviews to lead us through the wild ride of innovation and contradiction that produced the album we know and love today. Also a nice photo of Raymond Paettibon passed out in shorts.