Destroy All Monsters Magazine

Destroy All Monsters Magazine Formed in the Detroit band Destroy All Monsters was a wild and reckless synthesis of psychedelia proto punk heavy metal noise and performance art The collective hailed from Ann Arbor Michiga

  • Title: Destroy All Monsters Magazine
  • Author: Mike Kelley Jim Shaw Niagara
  • ISBN: 9780978869786
  • Page: 305
  • Format: Paperback
  • Formed in 1973, the Detroit band Destroy All Monsters was a wild and reckless synthesis of psychedelia, proto punk, heavy metal, noise and performance art The collective hailed from Ann Arbor, Michigan, and consisted of Cary Loren, Mike Kelley, Niagara and Jim Shaw with later members including Ron Asheton of the Stooges and Michael Davis of the MC5 Later emerging as exFormed in 1973, the Detroit band Destroy All Monsters was a wild and reckless synthesis of psychedelia, proto punk, heavy metal, noise and performance art The collective hailed from Ann Arbor, Michigan, and consisted of Cary Loren, Mike Kelley, Niagara and Jim Shaw with later members including Ron Asheton of the Stooges and Michael Davis of the MC5 Later emerging as extremely distinctive individual artists, collectively the group forged new terrain in art, music, performance, theater and video Destroy All Monsters released very little recorded music until Thurston Moore issued a three CD compilation in 1994, but they published six issues of a now legendary and much sought after zine, also titled Destroy All Monsters This publication collects those six zines, released between 1976 and 1979, and also includes parts of a lost seventh issue that never saw publication The Destroy All Monsters zines comprise a vibrant array of collage, writing, photography and other miscellanea by Kelley, Loren, Niagara and Shaw, and together provide insight into the collective s kaleidoscopic vision of the dystopian values of their time.

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    1. Destroy All Monsters's wild and reckless behavior and performance art comes to life here with flyers, ransom note graphics, correspondence, photos and drawings all beautifully. The collective's Mike Kelley, Niagara and Ron Asheton of the Stooges figure in most of the pics. This publication collects from those six "Destroy All Monster" zines collage, writing, photography and other miscellanea by Kelley, Loren, Niagara and Shaw, and more.

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