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MOZLANDIA
Morrissey Fans in the Borderlands

This is not a book about Morrissey. Mozlandia is about his fans, their creative expressions of fandom, and their contributions to Morrissey’s worldwide popularity. Specifically, this book is about the subculture of Moz fandom as a US-Mexican borderland phenomenon.
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FIGHT YOUR OWN WAR
Power Electronics and Noise Culture

This is the first book devoted to power electronics, written by artists, fans, and critics. The special edition hardback is available here now (not on Amazon or in shops), and comes with an exclusive download of previously unreleased tracks. More info/Buy»

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BIZARRISM VOL 1

Bizarrism is a collection of strange-but-true tales, featuring a grand parade of eccentrics, visionaries, crackpots, cult leaders, artists, theorists and outsiders of every stripe. First published in 1999, and long out of print, this new, fully revised and expanded edition revisits a host of unique individuals...

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JOY DEVOTION: THE IMPORTANCE OF IAN CURTIS AND FAN CULTURE

A book about Joy Division fans written by Joy Division fans. More info/buy»

"...a seriously good, considered, and well written study on the curious interaction that takes place between the music and the fan. An interaction that can give meaning, security and identity in a world where these things are in increasingly short supply."

 

Stephen Morris,

drummer, Joy Division and New Order



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Now in paperback

KILLING FOR CULTURE

From Edison to ISIS: A New History of Death on Film

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CRITES' COLORING BOOK

A talented artist, Tom Crites self-published zines and contributed to the small press for over two decades. He also created art simply because he loved to do it, often leaving his work in public places for others to find. This book consists of sixty-nine gorgeous plates, suitable for framing (or colouring in). Read more»


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New John Lee Brook

BLOOD+DEATH
The Secret History of Santa Muerte and the Mexican Drug Cartels

The cult of Santa Muerte has become inextricably linked to the Mexican cartels over the past decade, resulting in barbaric rituals that have escalated the tide of violence across the streets... Read more»
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John Lee Brook's "Blood Books" - special hardback editions of volumes one and two exclusive to this website.

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FASCINATION
The Celluloid Dreams of Jean Rollin

A journey into the fantastique world of the blood, erotica and lesbian vampires of "outsider" filmmaker Jean Rollin. This exclusive special edition is illustrated throughout in colour. Read more»

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Announcing the Blood Trilogy

BLOOD IN, BLOOD OUT
The Violent Empire of the Aryan Brotherhood

In 2011 Headpress released Blood In, Blood Out, a history of the notorious white supremacist prison gang, written by John Lee Brook. In order to whet everyone’s appetite for Blood + Death, part two of the Blood Trilogy, Headpress is releasing a special updated edition of Blood In, Blood Out exclusive to this website. Read more»


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At long last! Exclusive to this website

KILLING FOR CULTURE

From Edison to ISIS: A New History of Death on Film

A compelling and thought-provoking book, fully revised and expanded since its publication in the (pre-Internet) 1990s to critical and public acclaim.

“Refreshing” Sight and Sound
“Definitive” 
Empire
“Truly vital and genuinely unique” 
Samhain
“A must have” 
Film Threat

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Hot new title! 

MISTRESS PUSSYCAT

Adventures with Submissive Men in the World Of Femdom, by Joyce Snyder

This BDSM exposé, written as memoir, reveals the wild world of femdom: dominant females and the submissive guys who crave them...

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Special introductory discount for one week only.


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At long last! 

SPINEGRINDER

The Movies Most Critics Won't Write About, by Clive Davies

SPINEGRINDER is one man’s ambitious, exhaustive and utterly obsessive attempt to make sense of over a century of exploitation and cult cinema, looking back from the digital age. One opinion; 1,100 pages; 8,000 reviews (or thereabouts). 

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Last remaining HEADzines for sale

Warehouse find! These are the last of the last of the deluxe full colour hardback Headpress HEADzines. Some have slight faults, such as scuffing (the copies of 2.1 have a colour defect), none of it serious and no torn pages or anything like that. Not all are numbered editions.

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"We can't praise this publication enough. If you always wanted The Deuce in coffee table book form, well this is it! THEME '70 gets our highest recommendation for fans of authentic Grindhouse Cinema."


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THEME '70
Tackling the Beast They Call Exploitation Cinema By Mark J Banville

Grindhouse cine explosion from the silver age of film fandom. Colour throughout. Rammed with rare artwork

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THEME '70
Tackling the Beast They Call Exploitation Cinema By Mark J Banville

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THE LAW OF CHAOS
The Multiverse of Michael Moorcock
By Jeff Gardiner

“Jeff Gardiner’s excellent book has offered me many fresh insights into my own work. I can genuinely celebrate the publication of this book.”  Michael Moorcock


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30% discount until September 29


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"THE
BLOODIEST THING EVER TO HAPPEN IN FRONT OF A CAMERA"
Conservative Politics, 'Porno Chic' and Snuff By Stephen Milligen

The true, startling and hideously exploitative story behind the most brutal and ghastly-beyond-belief film of all time.

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WEIRD SCENES INSIDE THE CANYON
Laurel Canyon, Covert Ops & The Dark Heart Of The Hippie Dream By David McGowan

The largely untold story of the Laurel Canyon scene of the 1960s and 1970s, a scene composed of rock stars, hippies, murderers and various political operatives all happily coexisting in a bucolic slice of Los Angeles that happened to also be home to a covert military installation.


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BLEEDING SKULL!

A 1980s Trash-Horror Odyssey

Jam-packed with rare photographs, advertisements, and VHS sleeves (most of which have never been seen), BLEEDING SKULL! is an edifying, laugh-out-loud guide through the dusty inventory of the greatest video store that never existed. 

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XEROXFEROX

The Wild World of the Horror Film Fanzine

Much more than a book about monster magazines. XEROXFEROX is the first book to examine the home-grown DIY fanzines that dared to dig deeper than the slick and shiny newsstand mags ever would... or indeed even could. 800 pages!

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It is with great sadness that we learn Mick Farren died on July 27 after collapsing on stage.
God -- and Elvis -- bless you, Mick.  More»

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Mick Farren's collected writing
Elvis Died for Somebody's Sins But Not Mine
Paperback edition now available

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GATHERING OF THE TRIBE
Music and Heavy Conscious Creation

A look at the role of the occult through key favourite and not-so-favourite record albums.

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OFFBEAT
British Cinema's Curiosities, Obscurities and Forgotten Gems

Think you know British cinema? Think again.
Move over Peeping Tom, Get Carter and The Wicker Man – it’s time to make way for The Mark, Unearthly Stranger, The Strange Affair, The Squeeze, Sitting Target, Quest for Love, and a host of forgotten gems.

Special edition hardback is now sold out.
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ELVIS DIED FOR SOMEBODY'S SINS BUT NOT MINE
A Lifetime's Collected Writing by Mick Farren

A rocking, literary life railing against the machine, in the company of Johnny Cash, Frank Zappa, Chuck Berry, Gore Vidal, Pete Townshend and others. 

Beautiful 432-page hardback with dustwrapper.
NO ISBN. Not available in shops or Amazon.

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The Eccentropedia

528 pages of The Most Unusual People Who Have Ever Lived!

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HEADPRESS 2.6
The Modern Grand Guignol

104 full colour blood drenched pulse pounding pages! Will make you sick to your stomach!

The spirit of the Parisian theatre of terror and fear in the twenty-first century. Interviews, articles, pictures. This extraordinarily limited edition is available only from this website.
 
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The Most Unusual People Who Have Ever Lived


An A-Z of eccentrics!

266 true stories of the most original and outrageous people on earth.

Beautiful hardback edition with dust jacket.

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Life. Death. Southern Italy.


The new book by David Kerekes (co-author Killing for Culture and See No Evil)

A work of biography, autobiography, fable and fact, spanning three generations of southern Italian family life.

Set amidst a landscape of peasant riots, vicious landlords, religious festival, feuds, the collapse of the Fascist party, and the tarantella — a world lost to the changing face of the twenty-first century.

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CONSPIRACY CINEMA
Propaganda, politics and Paranoia


The first of the sumptuous Headpress Special Edition hardbacks. Not available elsewhere until May 2012.

Conspiracy Cinema is the first and only guide to the most popular, and most sensational cinematic subgenre of all time.

An analysis of every major conspiracy film, from Loose Change to Zeitgeist, critically examining both the films themselves and the theories they propogate. More»
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The Fighting Life of Al Goldstein


by Jack Stevenson

The incredible life of Al Goldstein, an overweight cab driver and carny barker who became the most outspoken leader of America's sexual revolution, is captured in this unauthorized biography in all its X-rated glory.


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HEADPRESS 2.5

Blessed with a spellbinding new design, the full colour collector hardback Headpress 2.5 is now available here. And here only.

Very limited. Grab it while you can.

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The Lurid World of
Vintage Adult Paperbacks


Charting the rise of sleazy pulp fiction during the 1960s and 1970s and reviewing many of the key titles, the book takes aninformed look at the various genres and markets from this enormouslyprolific era, from groundbreaking gay and lesbian-themed books to the Armed Services Editions.

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The debut novel by
Charles Shaar Murray


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YOU DON'T NEED TO GO TO THE CROSSROADS TO MAKE A DEAL WITH THE DEVIL. THE CROSSROADS WILL COME TO YOU.

“Rock novels often shy away from the music, but this one comes alive every time someone strums a chord or opens their mouth to sing... Fans of the music will enjoy Murray's spirited homage.”
Jonathan Gibbs, The Independent»
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The Violent Empire of the Aryan Brotherhood


“In for life and out by death”, the Aryan Brotherhood known as “The most ferocious and notorious of any of the prison groups.”  FBI

For the first time, ex-convict John Lee Brook subjects the Aryan Brotherhood to a devastating exposé, revealing how the notorious white supremacist prison gang has become perhaps the most powerful criminal organization in America... More»
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HEADPRESS 2.4

NO ISBN. NOT AVAILABLE ANYWHERE BUT HERE.

What with the Royal nuptials, the assassination of Osama Bin Laden, and the canonization of John Paul II, the Mainstream has had plenty to crow about this spring. What about the Counterculture?

Well, with the release of HEADPRESS 2.4, it has something to celebrate too. Not only is the latest Headpress a bumper edition, with 76 pages bursting with groundbreaking countercultural prose and original artwork, we're confident it's also the best yet. Available, as ever, in two equally delectable formats: (1) an absolutely FREE EZINE and (2) a full-colour, fully-illustrated, COLLECTOR EDITION, stamped and numbered hardback on heavy paper stock.

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A History of Modern Pornography
by Robert Rosen


A Vanity Fair hot pick for 2011

When Robert Rosen came to international awareness with NOWHERE MAN, his critically acclaimed portrait of Lennon’s last days, few knew that the author had spent two decades toiling as a publisher, copywriter, editor and photographer in the pornography industry.
 
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