PRE-ORDER ONLY - in addition to the live album, "Artificial Peace in Words and Images" is a hardcover book companion piece. The book contains 50 pages and features 16 essays from key members of the DC scene, plus 18 photos taken by Malcolm Riviera (many never seen before), more flyers and other ephemera.
Contributors include Alec Bourgeois, Brendan Canty, Brian Gay, Brian Kiviat, Chris Stover, Danny Ingram, Donald Kessing, Ian MacKaye, Ivor Hanson, Jason Carmer, Marc Alberstadt, Mark Haggerty, Tom Berard and Tom Lyle.
Released on the 40th Anniversary of Artificial Peace's best live show ever, this album features 15 tracks. Recorded, mixed and mastered by Tom Lyle of Government Issue. For anyone who was there that night, they can close their eyes and practically re-live the experience. For those who weren’t, they can sonically experience the intensity of Artificial Peace live!
This first ever official release of this live recording documents the intensity of this important band in the early DC hardcore punk scene, and in a more authentic way than their well-known studio recordings.
Limited edition 160 gram white vinyl LP in a 20pt board jacket with printed inner sleeve featuring Artificial Peace show flyers.
CD is housed in a board jacket style case.