Fury's Hour: A (sort-of) Punk Manifesto (CA Edition)

October 31, 2020
Fury's Hour: A (sort-of) Punk Manifesto (CA Edition)

No-holds-barred political strategist Warren Kinsella'scolourful, no-holds-barred look at punk rock, and how it influencedhim and millions of other kids to strive for nothing less thanchanging the world.Playing bass for Calgary punk-rock quartet the Hot Nasties mightseem a strange way for one of Canada's top political strategists tohave spent his formative years, but in Fury's Hour — WarrenKinsella's exploration of punk's history and heroes, its factions,failures and triumphs — he shares his unique view into a subculturethat has long encouraged people to think big about the world.From early meetings with icons Joey Ramone and Joe Strummer,Kinsella has gone on to interview a who's who of punk: Sex PistolsJohnny Rotten and Glen Matlock, Fugazi's Ian MacKaye, Billy Idol,DOA's Joey "Shithead" Keithly, Bad Religion's Brett Gurewitz, Blink182, Good Charlotte and many more. Since he was a teenager,Kinsella has challenged his heroes to put into words the true valueof the music. How, after decades of co-optation by the recordindustry, neo-Nazis and misdirected radicals, are new generationscontinuing what he calls punk's "search for the real"?In Fury's Hour, with the iconoclasm and passion that have markedhis career in politics, Warren Kinsella searches for the soul of asound that invigorated the way he and millions of others have grownup — finding a way to turn anger into energy.