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These 15 punk albums from 1982 paved the way for so much that followed
These 15 punk albums from 1982 paved the way for so much that followed
We're pretty sure you've heard the old aphorism: "Those who do not know history are doomed to repeat it." It's a statement that's always been universally prescient. However, it might not apply to these choice punk albums from 1982. This APTV video revisits that awesome year for some groundbreaking releases...
These 14 punk albums of 1984 made the year heavier and meaner
These 14 punk albums of 1984 made the year heavier and meaner
First, some background about the motives of punk albums of 1984. Jello Biafra, in the Dead Kennedys' masterly 1979 debut single “California Über Alles,” predicted 1984 as the year presidential hopeful Jerry Brown's “suede/denim secret police” would be “knock-knock(ing) at your front door” to haul “your uncool niece” to a reeducation camp because “Zen fascists (would) control you.” He couldn't have
10 bands whose debut albums contain their most iconic material
10 bands whose debut albums contain their most iconic material
Sometimes in the music industry a new band come along and completely shake everything up by writing an album that blows people away right out of the gate. Living up to the hype of writing a great album is difficult enough. However, some bands created their most classic songs on their first go with their debut albums, solidifying their career from the very beginning...
Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart brought a whimsical, ethereal and often transcendent edge to punk
Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart brought a whimsical, ethereal and often transcendent edge to punk
Drummer, vocalist, artist and founding member of Hüsker Dü, Grantzberg "Grant" Vernon Hart died at 56 Sept. 14 from complications of kidney cancer. Though he spent his time in Hüsker Dü behind a drumkit, Hart’s massive presence and impeccable sense of melody was magnetic and absolutely captivating. Responsible for writing sever ...