The Big Shiny Prison: Volume One

  • Title: The Big Shiny Prison: Volume One
  • Author: Ryan Bartek
  • ISBN: 9780692626153
  • Page: 491
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Big Shiny Prison Volume One Inspired by the legendary works of Henry Miller Jack Kerouac and Hunter S Thompson Detroit writer Ryan Bartek traveled the USA to create his own metal punk road saga of extreme journalism year
    Inspired by the legendary works of Henry Miller, Jack Kerouac and Hunter S Thompson, Detroit writer Ryan Bartek traveled the USA to create his own metal punk road saga of extreme journalism 1 year, 35 States, 600 hours on Greyhounds 1000 cities later, The Big Shiny Prison Volume One was released a unique travel book featuring hundreds of interviews with legeInspired by the legendary works of Henry Miller, Jack Kerouac and Hunter S Thompson, Detroit writer Ryan Bartek traveled the USA to create his own metal punk road saga of extreme journalism 1 year, 35 States, 600 hours on Greyhounds 1000 cities later, The Big Shiny Prison Volume One was released a unique travel book featuring hundreds of interviews with legends in the metal punk undergrounds and other alternative cultures in America today Less a music book and a tribute to the Beat Generation, this genre defying work combines the classic autobiographical road novel with the modern state of the underground The Big Shiny Prison Volume One features appearances interviews with members of Brutal Truth, DWARVES, Pig Destroyer, Repulsion, AxCx, MDC, Psyopus, Abysmal Dawn, Kylesa, Ludicra, Cephalic Carnage, Atheist, Impaled, HIMSA, Melechesh, Severed Savior, In Memorium, STALAGGH, Kettle Cadaver, Otesanek, The Angelic Process, 7000 Dying Rats, Screaming Mechanical Brain, EXITIUM, Light This City, Genghis Tron, Blood Stained Dusk, Solger, VILE, Sol Evil, SINDIOS, Kill The Client, The Gracchi, My Uncle The Wolf, Apocryph, Salt Lick, Amish Noise, Lesbian, Fre Ne Tik, Alchemical Burn, Crematorium, Waco Jesus, Snotrokitz, Suicide Holiday, Vertigo Venus, Kill The Precedent, Beefcake In Chains, Dreaming Dead, They Live, Brian Botkiller, Diverje, Scorched Earth, Quinta Essentia, Alternative Tentacles, Whorehouse of Representatives, RU 486, Mathematicians, Anal Pudding, A.K.A MABUS, Disgorge, Nihilistik Terrorist, Lysia Gori, The Crashing Falcon, Stormdrain, Bu Hao Ting, Potty Mouth Society, Funeral Age, Uranium Death Crow, Stahlmantel, Hammers of Misfortune, Ron of Japan, Sasquatch Agnostic, Jakked Rabbits, We Both Know, Hunab Ku, Black Flame Records others The Big Shiny Prison is many things a chronicle of a journey across America, a socio political tract of mighty proportions, a living novel with Bartek playing the dual roles of author and protagonist but as an exploration into the bizarrely captivating world of underground music, it penetrates deeper than the vast majority of literature on the subject before, and the metallic intelligentsia nods its head in bemused satisfaction, not to mention vindication RockPulse The Big Shiny Prison is essentially a travel diary from 2006 into 2007 of a man that jumped on a Greyhound bus traveled across America interviewing metal bands Essentially, this is true, but there is much Bartek, in the style of Jack Kerouac tone of Hunter S Thompson, takes the reader into a mental journey pleading for everyone to Wake Up and Live for The Moment Formerly in the band, A.K.A MABUS, Bartek left his band to write this book but is now working on a new acoustic album Other aliases the author uses include GhostNomad Klownfuehrer If all of this seems interesting at the same time a lot to take in, well, welcome to The Big Shiny Prison MetalUnderground I can t even begin to describe it, let alone do it any justice Going down into The Abyss was a dangerous move in which Bartek did imperil his very life, but he was determined to write this book or die trying SIBHOD Zine No matter what anyone says about this book, you have to respect any writer who is willing to live life on the road in the dirt grime, rolling from squat to squat, sleeping in parks generally living in sh t just to bring us the story Ectomag

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    About Ryan Bartek


    1. Ryan Bartek is a writer and musician from The United States, born raised in Metro Detroit and now living in Portland, Oregon At 35 years old he is the author of 6 books He is the head of Anomie Press, an upstart book company with 3 titles, Anomie PR, a PR firm servicing 1500 niche markets worldwide, and Anomie Inc, his digital record label Known for his journalism in the metal punk undergrounds due to his books and work for mass market magazines respected webzines, R Bartek is widely known as a traveling writer who has toured the USA Europe extensively gathering material for his output and promoting his works as Free Downloads, handing out 1000 s of flyers and CDs in every major USA city EU capitol.Releasing his major books The Big Shiny Prison Volume One 2009 and Fortress Europe The Big Shiny Prison Vol II 2012 as Free PDF s proved to be highly successful, with each book surpassing 40,000 downloads and creating a niche global readership Major online news services print magazines abroad promoted both these books, including Blabbermouth, Fangoria, Terrorizer, Metal Maniacs, Brave Words Bloody Knuckles, Hails Horns, Metal Underground, MetalRules, Metal Forces dozens of other highly respected webzines, fanzines blogs 2016 offers the publishing world The First Print Editions of both these books, as well as the upcoming autobiographical memoir Anticlimax Leviathan out on 11 15 16 All three of these 6x9 Paperbacks are available through Anomie Press for 18.95 18 through the Ingram Spark LSI distribution network available at 55% wholesale discount to chain retailers in USA Europe All books will be on the systems of 38,000 booksellers worldwide with additional distribution through USA, Europe UK.Ryan Bartek is also a musician from a number of bands with small cult followings including Vulture Locust, A.K.A Mabus, Sasquatch Agnostic He is also a spoken word artist and performs Outlaw Acoustic AntiFolk under the alias The REAL Man In Black Currently he is vocalist of Portland Oregon s metal punk band Crime Machine, which are slated to tour Europe throughout October 2016 Bartek will be promoting his books heavily on this campaign, as he will be doing on all upcoming tours throughout 2017 and beyond Bartek was born and raised in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn, Michigan From an early age Bartek was involved in art, video production, music and literature, playing in a number of local bands as well as promoting events By 2001 he began his journalism career at Real Detroit Weekly, a newspaper with a circulation of 75,000 per week Starting as an intern, he eventually became the Chief Political Correspondent while simultaneously covering the local punk, metal, industrial and rock scenes in his infamous column Mentality of One From 2001 2005, Bartek expanded his journalistic output to a host of major publications including Metal Maniacs, PIT Magazine, AMP Magazine, and Hails Horns, as well as a number of webzines.On January 5th, 2005 Bartek s first book The Silent Burning was released by Elitist Publications The book received strong reactions as well as critical praise This highly personal book detailed the authors own personal demons, expressed as an anthology of closely related, yet disjointed writings The book fused a number of writing styles together including poetry, fiction, journal entries, dream narratives, journalism, and social essays Upon leaving Real Detroit Weekly, Bartek returned to the Detroit music scene as guitarist of metal punk crossover act A.K.A MABUS The band recorded their debut album Lord of The Black Sheep in 2006 then disbanded that December when Bartek left Detroit to pursue traveling journalism Bolstered by his work in Metal Maniacs one of the largest English language heavy metal magazines in the world Bartek remained on the road throughout 2007 He collected his interviews and


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