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One Of The Best

“Minor Threat’s 1983 LP Out of Step is arguably one of the ten most important American hardcore albums, both in terms of its musical power and overall lasting influence. 62 more words

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Rites of Spring and the Political Without Politics

Music can be political without being expressly political.  Sometimes the sheer vitality of it can be a force for change.  It can shake you, wake you up, make you want to do something different than you were doing before you heard it.   274 more words

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A Year In Minor Threat

“This country is full of people who feel they have been lost in the cracks with regard to their place in the history of American Hardcore. 119 more words

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John T. Floore Country Store, Dischord Records, the New Terminator

Been on the road this weekend, a short run through Port Aransas and Helotes.  We’re at Floore’s Country Store in the latter tonight.  Will be back on the grid tomorrow.  349 more words

SALAD DAYS: A DECADE OF PUNK IN WASHINGTON, DC (1980-1990) IN WESTGATE!!

Hello.

I had taken a little break from writing this blog for a while, but it ended up being a lot longer than I had planned. 349 more words

Punk

Dave Grohl Offers Explanation On The Letter He Wrote To Ian MacKaye When He Was 14

Remember the letter that a 14 year old Dave Grohl wrote to Ian MacKaye that surfaced online last week? Grohl offers some explanation on why he wrote it and in the process showed his business savvy from a young age. 94 more words

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Out Of Step

Appears in a zine about small town life called This Is Our Nowhere compiled by The Lovely Eggs.

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