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June 2020 Retro Gaming Article

June 17, 2020 Retro Gaming Blog Post:

After 4 years in the making, the CREEM magazine documentary will premiere this summer

CREEM Magazine logo
“CREEM: America's Only Rock 'n' Roll Magazine” takes you from humble beginnings to a nationwide powerhouse of Rock magazines!
Van Halen in CREEM Magazine When I was a kid, there was nothing better than riding my bike to 7-Eleven and picking up CREEM and Skateboarder magazines. The content of each widened my eyes and made me crave more. Skateboarding and rock 'n roll were the driving forces that shaped my world

From the Creem documentary website:
Capturing the messy upheaval of the '70s just as rock was re-inventing itself, the film explores Creem Magazine's humble beginnings in post-riot Detroit, follows its upward trajectory from underground paper to national powerhouse.

Then it bears witness to its imminent demise following the tragic and untimely deaths of its visionary publisher, Barry Kramer, and its most famous alum and genius clown prince, Lester Bangs, a year later.

Fifty years after publishing its first issue, "America's Only Rock 'n' Roll Magazine" remains a seditious spirit in music and culture.

CREEM Magazine covers

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