Punk rock legend Blag Dahlia returns with his third transgressive novel Highland Falls
Books are hand signed by Blag Dahlia himself
Vinyl audiobooks are not signed, but feature exclusive narration by Blag Dahlia,
with music by Roberto Infante and the Dwarves
Vinyl audiobooks are currently available in two variants:
—Limited Edition Red/Black Splatter Vinyl w/ Deluxe Gatefold Jackets
—Standard Black Vinyl w/ Deluxe Gatefold Jackets
Nina West is a deceptively petite young trickster who works at a funeral home in the suburban Illinois town of Highland Falls. Her short-term boyfriend Ace fronts the Dunderhearts, a band so unlistenable that only constant infusions of cocaine can make them tolerable. Ace’s grandfather Fredo owns the home and lets the band practice in the basement amid the corpses and formaldehyde while Ace drives the family Hearse.
Nina’s brush with a Bolivian consulate official brings so much of South America’s favorite export into their orbit that Dunderheart’s bass player Lex, the only cute one in the band, drops dead just as Nina is about to have her way with him.
Meanwhile, just down the street, Ricky Leiber returns to Highland Falls to claim the family home his parents have left him after their untimely demise. Looking forward to a life of anonymous indolence and television addiction, Ricky falls for Nina at his folk’s funeral. Ricky falls hopelessly in love with Nina, while Nina remains hopelessly in love with herself.
From the suburban wastelands of Highland Falls, Illinois, all roads finally lead to Hollywood where a blood-soaked massacre vaults Nina to instant stardom and worldwide acclaim. It’s a happy ending guaranteed to captivate a miserable generation.
Blag Dahlia has a funny name and a proud history. Founder of the seminal punk band the Dwarves, he has been performing and recording independent music for over three decades. Dahlia has played over a thousand shows all over the world; produced twenty-three LPs with an eclectic mix of artists for labels like Sympathy for the Record Industry, Epitaph, Sub/Pop, Fat Wreck Chords, Burger Records, and BYO; and written or co-written over two hundred published songs. His work has been featured in films like Hostel, Observe and Report, and Me, Myself, and Irene, as well as dozens of television shows and hundreds of skate/surf videos. Blag co-hosted the podcast Radio Like You Want and the advice show We Got Issues that ran on San Francisco's esteemed KFOG.