Alvin Gibbs' first book... 

  • Above: The book cover (click to enlarge)

Full Book Title: Destroy. The Definitive History Of Punk
Author: Alvin Gibbs
Year Of Publication: 1996
Publishers: Britannia Press
Format: Large Paperback
Pages: 283pp
ISBN: 1-899784-00-4
Synopsis of UK Subs content:

Chapter 8 'Second Wave - The Subversives' is a whole chapter based on Gibbs' joining the UK Subs. pp223 - 244.

pp270 - 275 concentrates on a UK Subs American tour and as you would expect there are numerous other references to the Subs.


23 September 2010: UPDATE FROM ALVIN GIBBS:

"Both 'Destroy' and 'Neighbourhood Threat: On Tour With Iggy Pop' have been published as French editions, in France and throughout the French speaking world by one of the biggest French publishing companies for rock music and rock music related subjects, Camion Blanc.

If you check out the Camion Blanc website you will discover the new edition covers (now reproduced below - ed) along with publicity blurb, which might be of interest to French/Belgium/Swiss/Quebec Canadian fans of the UK Subs and others with a knowledge of the French language."

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