Deflowered : my life in Pansy Division
|Format:||Print Book 2009|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
"We're the buttfuckers of rock-and-roll, We want to sock it to your hole!" With these words written in a notebook, Jon Ginoli sets off on a journey of self-discovery and musical passion to become the founding member of Pansy Division, the first out and proud queercore punk rock band to hit the semi-big time. Set against the changing decades of music, we follow the band from their inception in San Francisco, to their search for a music label and a permanent drummer to their current status as indie rock icons. We see the highs - touring with Green Day - and the lows - homophobic fans - of striving for acceptance and success in the world of rock. Replete with the requisite tales of sex, drugs, groupies, band fights and label battles, this rollicking memoir is also an impassioned account of staying true to the artistic vision of queer rock'n'roll.
Pansy Division (Musical group)
Guitarists -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography.
Punk rock musicians -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography.
Gay musicians -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography.
Rock groups -- California -- San Francisco.
|Publisher|| San Francisco :Cleis Press,2009
ix, 275 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Discography: page 275.
|ISBN||9781573443432 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1573443433 (pbk. : alk. paper)