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“The Blood & The Sweat” hardcore photo book coming up!

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Bayern, Germany based photographer Michelle Olaya has started an Indiegogo campaign to support her new project called “The Blood & The Sweat”, a hardcore punk photo book release that will be a true photographic story of some of the most hardworking and honest bands in the current hardcore scene. These photos will make us remember these fine moments – please be a part of it and support this great cause.

Michelle commented:

This book is a collection of hundred photographs taken at several hardcore and punk shows and festivals in Europe. / SIDE A “THE BLOOD” consists of photos of tattoos hc-punk bands (logos, album covers, lyrics, etc,). SIDE B “THE SWEAT”  shows you the energy caught in every concert attended by  the autor and photographer Michelle Olaya. / Foreword by Scott Vogel. / Cover Design by Staffan Snitting & Jacob Bondesson. / Measures: 20cm x 20cm. / Limited edition to 200 copies. / Price: To be confirmed.


I need your support people! I have started a fundraising campaign…/the-blood-the-sweat-…/x/10067648 for financial support to publish my project, a photo book with a bunch of hc-punk photographs. The book has around 144 pages, cover design by Staffan Snitting & Jacob Bondesson. Foreword by Scott Vogel. It’ll be limited to 200 copies. :
If everything works as planned, the book will be released around June/July 2015. Orders will be available on my online-store, and some copies will be distributed by Cruzade Records and MERCHPIT.COM
Feel free to give any ammount you can afford, as well as sharing this campaign with your contacts/friends on your social networks!
Thank you so much in advance! HC 4 HC!


In the pages of that side of the book you will find tons of photos of bands like No Turning Back, Terror;Agnostic Front; MADBALL; Sick Of It All; Wisdom In Chains; H2O, Violent Reaction, Hounds of Hate, Down To Nothing, Beyond Pink, Night Birds, Suicidas,Sectarian Violence, Backtrack, TRUTH THROUGH FIGHT, Fucked Up, Have Heart, LAS OTRAS, GOVERMENT FLU, ABSURDO…. and lot more!

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