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Final Magazine + Patterned Abuse CD Boxset (80's Lexington, KY Punk and Hardcore)

Archival reproduction of this 80’s Lexington punk and hardcore fanzine, reproduced from the original master pages, for even better photo quality than the 80’s originals. Almost 300 pages featuring Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati bands such as Active Ingredients, The C.A.’s, EAF, Decembers Children, Ministry of Truth, Sluggo, Squirrelbait, etc. as well as interviews, art, photos, record and live music reviews, and coverage of national touring bands, from the likes of Black Flag, 7 Seconds, Husker Du, Necros, and more.

This box set also includes a CD copy of “Patterned Abuse”, a compilation album originally slated for release in the mid 80’s to document the sound of the underground in Lexington during that time, and sat unreleased for almost 35 years. Now available to the public for the first time ever. 38 historic tracks from Joe Coleman, Active Ingredients, Slumlords, C.A.’s, Ministry of Truth, Klownskull, Genetic Failures, Richard Nixon, December’s Children, Seeds of Power, and Shit For Brains.