V. Vale
  • V. Vale

  • Description: Japanese-American writer and publisher. He also played keyboards for the later famous power trio Blue Cheer.

    In 1977 he started to publish the punk fanzine "Search and destroy" In 1980, he began publication of RE/Search, a tabloid format zine focusing on various counterculture and underground topics.

    RE/Search later became always a format for books, of which Vale is a regular contributor.