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Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 4:32pm
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Zed's dead baby, Zed's dead
They play fast hardcore punk music espousing far-left sociopolitical ideals, with singer Dave Dictor expressing his animal rights and anti-capitalist convictions.
The album consists of fourteen songs in fifteen minutes and is considered to be a landmark album in hardcore punk.
Legacy of Brutality contains overdubbed mixes of previously unreleased tracks, mainly from the January–February 1978 Static Age sessions.
After the band's movie debut in Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979), producer Phil Spector became interested in the Ramones. During the recording sessions for End of the Century, Spector held Dee Dee at gunpoint, forcing him to repeatedly play a riff.
Born John Simon Ritchie, later known as John Beverley, Vicious was previously drummer of two inner circle punk bands, Siouxsie and the Banshees and The Flowers of Romance.
While the original performance includes the satirically quoted word "niggers", Biafra has often in the past and currently, replaced the word with "blacks".
Milo Aukerman conducted postdoctoral research in biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and works as a plant researcher at DuPont in Delaware
"Stuart" , who is really named Stewart, was a roadie for the Milkmen for one tour, lived in a pink trailer but never, ever had paranoid delusions
Three members of the Adolescents, Casey Royer and the Agnew brothers Rikk and Frank, were members of Social Distortion until 1980
Suicidal Tendencies had a rough start including being voted "Worst Band/Biggest Assholes" in Flipside in 1982 but the following year were voted "Best New Band".
Hardcore pioneers Minor Threat and Adam Horovitz's (Beastie Boys) first band, The Young and the Useless, opened the show.
Originally a street punk band, they transformed into a faster hardcore punk band with a heavy political influence.
On March 24, 2012 Bad Religion headlined the Reason Rally in Washington, D.C., sharing the stage with the likes of Eddie Izzard, Richard Dawkins, Tim Minchin and James Randi.
John Belushi had originally offered Fear the soundtrack for his major motion picture Neighbors.
Black Flag guitarist Greg Ginn stated that after "Rollins joined the band, we couldn't do songs with a sense of humor anymore; he got into the serious way-out poet thing."