Publisher: Active Distribution
Released: January 1, 2019
Punk Matters is a collection of interviews with punk artists and activists conducted between 2011 and 2017, with a lengthy introduction outlining the genesis and politics of punk. Interviewees include "big names" such as Ian Mackaye (Minor Threat), Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys), Ray Cappo (Youth of Today), and Henry Rollins (Black Flag), whose bands are among the most influential groups in punk history. Members of other well-known punk rock and hardcore bands, such as Propagandhi, Paint It Black, Good Riddance, Trial, Catharsis, and Fall of Efrafa also share their thoughts on a variety of topics.