shock rock, cock rock

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Thu Dec 9 14:37:22 UTC 2004

On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 09:34:42AM -0500, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
> That same Creem article, by Mike Saunders, also has what is apparently
> the first use of _heavy metal_, and _blooze_ (I had thought this was
> a Lester Bangs-ism, but haven't found anything earlier in Bangs, but
> no doubt Ben will soon correct me), and earlier in the issue is Dave
> Marsh's apparent coinage of _punk rock_. It's a remarkable combo.

I now see that the introduction to this article in the Creem archive--which
I hadn't looked at before sending this message--makes the same point.
Sorry about that.


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