"From The Garage To The Station: Stories from the Gateshead Music Collective 1980-1988" Book
From The Garage To The Station And Beyond’ – Stories From The Gateshead Music Collective 1980-88 is a collection of reminiscences and personal stories richly illustrated by photos, gig posters, press clippings and ephemera from the time. The book includes photos of Chumbawamba, Blood Robots, Passion Killers, Alternative, Reality Control and countless others, together with many lesser-known bands from the local scene, along with the recollections of from the activists, organisers and musicians that made the work of the collective possible. The stories are by those who were there. Over 50 people participating by interview or written submissions. "As a social history we had something truly groundbreaking going on up here and it's about time that story was told!"