🤘 Packed with scores of ultra-rare photos and memories
✅ Only 250 collector's edition copies will ever be published
😉 Free UK shipping when you spend over £30
This collector's edition of 'Dirty Stop Out's Guide to Sheffield - Rebels Edition' comes with an exclusive cover. It is personally signed and strictly limited to 250 individually numbered copies.
About the book:
Rebels had unlikely origins.
The revered venue that stood many storeys high above Dixon Lane actually owed a debt of thanks to Sheffield-born nightclub impresario Peter Stringfellow.
He – alongside his brother Geoff – opened its forerunner, the Penthouse, in 1969.
The club had morphed into a rock venue by the first half of the 1970s and staged one of the earliest gigs by a then-fledgling Def Leppard later the same decade.
A diehard rock community grew up around the club and put up an impressive fight when the management tried to ditch heavy metal.
They needn’t have worried – by the time Steve Baxendale took it on in the early 1980s it was throwing its weight behind the NWOBHM that was sweeping the country.
He re-named it Rebels and a Sheffield after dark legend was born. The venue’s reputation went before it and it was soon packing them in six nights a week.
When rock went overground in the late 1980s it was cleaning up. It went from a club for outsiders to the club to be seen in.
Tears were shed when it shut in the mid-1990s and many have never got over the loss.
This book tells the venue’s story from the opening of the Penthouse through to its halcyon years as Rebels. It includes ultra-rare photos, memories from DJs and clubbers alike and is a fascinating insight into the South Yorkshire rock scene of the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s.
** Please note this is a pre-order. The book is published on Monday, November 15th, 2021. Books will be mailed out that day - please expect them to land later this week! **
Mag is great reading and t shirt is great quality will be buying again
Dirty Stop Out's Guide to Sheffield - Rebels Edition - Collector's edition (pre-order) - final 50 copies remain!
Brilliant book and fantastic collection of photos. Keep going back to it again and again. Thanks so much for bringing my dun and distant youth back to life. 🙏🌷
Bought for wife for Christmas as she was a regular with her mates back in the day ...topping book and t shirt....
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