Smash! by Ian Winwood


A group biography of '90s punk rock told through the prism of Green Day, The Offspring, NOFX, Rancid, Bad Religion, Social Distortion, and moreTwo decades after the Sex Pistols and the Ramones birthed punk music into the world, their artistic heirs burst onto the scene and changed the genre forever. While the punk originators remained underground favorites and were slow burns commercially, their heirs shattered commercial expectations for the gen...

Details Smash!

Release DateNov 20th, 2018
PublisherDa Capo Press

Reviews Smash!

  • Ryan
    Required reading. An essential survey of some of the greatest music ever made and a thorough telling of a watershed moment in music history. What’s more, the author gives credit where credit is due to the greatest band in the universe: “…most of these events, and perhaps all of them, would not have happened without Bad Religion.” You’re goddamn right!