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Rehabilitation of Thomas Mark Crites front cover

The Rehabilitation of Thomas Mark

"Everyone knew I had it coming, even me."
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Noise Receptor Journal: Archive Vol 1

Noise Receptor Journal: Archive Vol 1

The global post-industrial underground scene, with a focus on the dark ambient, death industrial, heavy electronics, power electronics, genres of
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More Sex, Better Zen, Faster Bullets

More Sex, Better Zen, Faster Bullets

Hong Kong films ripped through kung fu stereotypes in the 80s/90s. Here's the definitive tome on stunt hazards, pistol ballets,
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My Favourite Dictators

My Favourite Dictators

I’m personally against seeing my pictures and statues in the streets, but it’s what the people want.
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Suburban Grindhouse

Suburban Grindhouse

Part memoir, part film criticism, this book looks at the affect New York and New
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Spectrum Compendium

Spectrum Compendium

A rare insider's view of the post-industrial music underground.
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Wisdom of Stupidity

Wisdom of Stupidity

It’s bloody awful but it will make you laugh.
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The Beatles, or the 'White Album'

The Beatles, or the ‘White Album’

A unique take on the Beatles and their most controversial and divisive LP, reflecting the true
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Blood Sucking Freak

Blood Sucking Freak

For fans of old Times Square and midnight, cult, horror, and exploitation movies.
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I Am The Dark Tourist

I Am The Dark Tourist

Why would anyone want to visit sites touched by death in the first place?
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Bleeding Skull!

Bleeding Skull!

Jam-packed with rare photographs, advertisements, and VHS sleeves (most of which have never been seen),
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Noise Receptor Journal: Archive Vol 1

Noise Receptor Journal: Archive Vol 1

The global post-industrial underground scene, with a focus on the dark ambient, death industrial, heavy
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Xeroxferox

Xeroxferox

The first and final word on the story of the horror film fanzine -- a
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Fight Your Own War

Fight Your Own War

The first book devoted to power electronics, written by artists, fans, and critics.
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Killing for Culture

Killing for Culture

“I thought I was desensitized. I’m not. No hope for humanity… I feel like my
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Spinegrinder

Spinegrinder

One opinion; 8,000 reviews (or thereabouts).
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The very strange but nevertheless true story of the dark underbelly of a 1960s hippie utopia.

Read the full story in Weird Scenes Inside the Canyon, by David McGowan, the sensational best-selling book from Headpress.

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When the Movie of the Week ruled the airwaves!

With its heyday in the 1970s, the telefilm is an important cultural artefact masquerading as disposable entertainment. This book tells you why you need to watch Killdozer, et al.

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33 Trapped Chilean Miners

We were recently prompted to dig out this short interview from the archives. SIMON MORRIS, perhaps best-known for his work with Ceramic Hobs, died earlier this year. In the interview…

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About Us

Established in 1991, Headpress has been documenting pop culture and so-called low culture for almost thirty years.