Minor Threat performs in 1980. The group is one of the bootstrapping indie bands profiled in the book Our Band Could Be Your Life. Susie Josephson Horgan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Record

Our Band Could Be Your Life, Still

The decade-old book about bootstrapping indie rockers is still inspiring young musicians.

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Eric Harm (from left), Ian Graetzer and Patrick Stickles of Titus Andronicus. Bao Nguyen hide caption

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