Pastoral Genocide

LA Punk 1979-1983 (Part 1 of 8)
March 6, 2008, 5:42 am
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They played mostly fast and mostly hard, but some of them wandered into brighter realms of of synth-pop and rockabilly. They fought the cops and the beach punks and the glam rockers. They hated the thought of their middle-class upbringings and they sang songs about living fast and dying hard. They were sometimes violent and always disillusioned and it was, perhaps, a good thing.

(1) Black Flag – Nervous Breakdown (2) The Germs – Lexicon Devil (3) The Wierdos – We Got the Neutron Bomb (4) The Descendants – It’s a Hectic World (5) The Circle Jerks – Live Fast, Die Young (6) X- Sugarlight (7) Agent Orange – A Cry for Help in a World Gone Mad (8  ) Black Flag – TV Party (9) Saccharine Trust – Efforts to Waste (11) The Adolescents – 10 (12) Bad Religion – Damned to Be Free (13) Battalion of Saints – (I’m Gonna) Make You Scream (14) The Descendants – Suburban World (15) Fear – New York’s Alright if You Like Saxophones (16) Redd Kross- Everyday There’s Something New (17) The Minutemen – The Anchor (18  ) The Suicidal Tendencies – Memories of Tomorrow (19) Ill Repute – Cherokee Nation



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