The New York Rocker
(Above): June 1980, The Pretenders, photograph by Ebet Roberts, design by Chris Nelson.
(Left): Pylon, March 1981, photograph by Teri Bloom. (Right): Human Switchboard, April 1982, photograph by Laura Levine, design by Richard Yeend.
For more information on the history and background of the New York Rocker, take a look at this three-part interview with chief photographer and photo editor Laura Levine. Many art directors today are probably more familiar with Laura Levine's illustration and paintings.
(Left): X, September 1980, photograph by Laura Levine. (Right): Gun Club, March 1982, photograph by Deborah Feingold.
For an more extensive collection of New York Rocker covers, go here.