The Bay Area's answer to LA's Slash magazine, and equivalent to New York Rocker. About 40 pages each, printed b/w with a colour added the to nicely designed front pages. Unparalleled early punk coverage of the flourishing SF punk scene. No. 5: March 1980 Coverage includes Offs, Johanna Went, Madness and Nick Zedd's They Eat Scum. No. 6: May 1980 Lene Lovich, Lydia Lunch, Mutants etc. No. 7: July 1980 installment with Cramps, Tokyo scene including a Friction interview and Flipper. No. 8: August 1980 coverage of Gang of Four, Crime and PiL. Western Front festival special edition from October 1980, published between issue 9 and 10. Pictures and profiles of all participating bands including Black Flag, Bob, Cosmetics, Crime, DOA, Feederz, Gears, Lewd,Nervous Gender and on and on. No. 10: Magazine, Amos Poe, Castration Squad and the usual heapin' helpin' of SF coverage. Published November 1980. No. 12/13: June 1981 swan song of this top-notch SF mag. DOA, Roky Erickson, Chrome, Stranglers, Siouxsie, Robert Anton Wilson etc.