From the Velvets to the Voidoids is the story of how small-time, club-touring bands like the Velvet Underground and the New York Dolls were able to change the history of music. This is the story of the true beginnings of punk. An underground movement that grew into a worldwide craze. Acclaimed writer Clinton Heylin is a fantastic tribute to an undeniably magical musical scene. This book will take you back to the time when punk was an unknown in the mainstream music world and how it grew to what it is and means today.