Michael Azerrad


Michael Azerrad has written for Rolling Stone, the New Yorker, the New York Times, Spin, Billboard, and many other periodicals since 1987. He is the author of "Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground 1981-1991" and "Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana" and was co-producer of the award-winning 2006 documentary Kurt Cobain About a Son. He is the Talkhouse editor-in-chief.

Husker Du, Boston, 1984

Bob Mould Looks Back at Husker Du's Breakthrough Indie Album 'Zen Arcade'

In 1983, Hüsker Dü's singer-guitarist Bob Mould told Matter fanzine writer Steve Albini, "We're going to try to do something bigger than anything like rock & roll... I don't know what it's going to be, we have to work that out, but it's going to go beyond the whole idea of 'punk rock' or whatever."