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Iconic Images and photographer Michael Grecco are proud to collaborate on a series of unique, strictly limited edition Collector’s Editions of the new book: Punk, Post Punk, New Wave: Onstage, In Your Face, 1978-1991

From the late ‘70s to the early ‘90s, photographer/filmmaker Michael Grecco was documenting the nightclub and concert scenes in New York and Boston when punk exploded in the U.S. , and later morphed into post-punk and new wave movements. As an Associate Press photographer – and a self-described “club kid” – he had a unique opportunity to embed himself into this revolutionary scene as both a chronicler and a participant. Down and dirty in the thick of things, onstage and backstage, Grecco captured a riotously outspoken time in pop culture history – with all its raw energy, sweat, and outrageous antics – for posterity. The book’s 162 black & white and color images include Grecco’s shots of artists including Sex Pistols, Blondie, Talking Heads, Human Sexual Response, Joan Jett, The Clash, Poison Ivy, and the Ramones, among many others. In addition to concert photography, Grecco shot album covers and promotional pieces that round out his impressively extensive photo collection, which also includes his personal anecdotes remembering tales from back in the day.

"In 162 gorgeous color and black-and-white photos, Grecco takes readers back to a vibrant bygone era as his camera captures the performers' raw energy and outrageousness both onstage and off."


"You can feel the intensity in every shot collected..."

The Boston Globe

Acclaimed photographer Michael Grecco brings us back to the chaotic energy of punk rock era in the late 70s to early 90s...

WGBH Radio

" so many great eyes of his time, the punk rock scene of the late 70's and 80's, on both coasts, helped formulate his artistic individualism. Now that heady decade and a half are collected not only in his camera, but in the lavish new coffee table book..."

LA Weekly

A photographic document of a critical pocket of the American punk scene in all its brash and seedy glory.


Whether an action shot from the stage wing or a quiet backstage portrait, the photographs provide another perspective on the bands and musicians that defined the energy, chaos, grit and creativity of punk, post-punk and new wave.

Cool Hunting

A limited edition range, with a total of 100, of 7 editions below.
Each book includes a signed and numbered certificate of authenticity.

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