The Masque’ was Brendan Mullen’s grimy basement club in late 70’s Los Angeles where West Coast punk first coalesced. A haven for “weirdos, nerds, borderline sociopaths and assorted misfits with attitude problems” and home to bands, as The Germs, X, The Weirdos, The Bags, The Plugz and so many more, who managed, in the two short years ‘The Masque’ was open, to make history The book is filled with classic photos and ephemera by Jenny Lens, Alain Saint Croix, Michael Yamplosky, Al Flipside and many others, showcasing the influential fashion of an era with no rules. This massive volume features large scale photographs throughout, many of which have never been seen before. Live at the Masque – Nightmare in Punk Alley is an impressive document of the most notorious punk scene ever. Text by Brendan Mullen and Kristine McKenna.
235 x 305 mm
336 pages , Hardcover , 300 illustrations, English