Los Angeles: 1977-80. Offset on newsprint. Fo. (11 ½ x 15 in.). VG. Item #4078
Slash was a seminal large-format punk fanzine that ran from 1977 to 1980. A key node in the early LA punk scene, Slash ran interviews and features on many local bands. The paper printed 29 issues, covering The Screamers, The Germs, The Weirdos, X, Fear, Zeros, Circle Jerks, and Black Flag. Notable writers included Claude “Kickboy Face” Bessy of Catholic Discipline and Jeffrey Lee Pierce of The Gun Club. Slash also published illustrations and comics by Gary Panter. After the demise of the print publication, Slash continued as a label, releasing seminal recordings by Fear, The Germs, The Blasters, and Los Lobos.
Offered here is a significant run of Slash, featuring 12 of the 29 issues.Vol. 1: Nos. 1, 3-4, 6-12; Vol. 2: No. 2; Vol. 3: No. 5.