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34 Years Ago: JERRY'S KIDS, THE F.U.'S and THE MISFITS live in Boston

Live on this day in 1983 at The Channel club, Boston. The MISFITS set has circulated with video-tape traders for years, the support bands - JERRY'S KIDS and THE F.U.'S, both Boston natives - are not as easily available but Stone Films NYC and Gallery East Productions made several clips in amazing quality available to accompany the documentary All Ages: The Boston Hardcore Film. Watch them all below! Jerry's Kids The F.U.'s The Misfits

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40 Years Ago: SEX PISTOLS Sign to A&M for 6 Days and Don't Release God Save the Queen

You don't write "God Save The Queen" because you hate the English race. You write a song like that because you love them, and you're fed up with them being mistreated. The SEX PISTOLS staged the iconic signing on this day in 1977. The band joined A&M after their two-year, £40,000 contract with EMI was terminated after three months: In a statement, the company said: "EMI feels it is unable to promote this group's records in view of the adverse publicity generated over the past two months."The move follows the group's appearance on ITV's Today programme six weeks ago in which they used strong language.Reports that they had sworn at Heathrow Airport staff and spat at each other while waiting to...

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30 Years Ago: D.R.I. release Crossover (cross over the line of your stubborn, closed mind)

D.R.I. released their third album on this day in 1987 through Metal Blade Records. As you can hear in the video, bands like D.R.I. were known as metalcore (or thrashcore), a genre term which has come to mean something completely different. As people endlessly seek to classify music into smaller sub-genres, the title of this album has become a weird technical genre: crossover thrash. Punk 'crossing over' to thrash? I would say it was both a conscious decision and a natural progression for us to cross over....Being picked up by Metal Blade Records exposed us to more metal bands like Trouble, Slayer, Hirax, etc… It was cool to see and hear metal bands crossing over to hardcore speed music and we...

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