Steven Blush has just published his fifth book on the subject of Rock.. Blush wrote/co-produced the American Hardcore documentary (Sony Picture Classics, 2006), and followed that with an expanded Second Edition of American Hardcore (Feral House, 2010). In 2016, he wrote two more books: Lost Rockers (powerHouse) and New York Rock (St. Martin's Press). He has written for over 25 publications, like Spin, Details, Interview, and The Times Of London. For 15 years he published the cult mag Seconds, and served as contributing editor to Paper. For years he was a NYC club DJ/promoter, noted for his "Röck Cändy" parties at Don Hill's, and sound design for fashion designer Stephen Sprouse.