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  1. Flag of Democracy reissuing albums for Record Store DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Brooklynvegan

    ... from the Philadelphia 'burbs. F.O.D. was formed in 1982 and are still going strong. Their first show was with Minor Threat, Agnostic Front, SS Decontrol, and Crib Death at a Better Youth Organization show in Camden, NJ. [ Last.fm ] Flag of Democracy ...

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  2. The DJs of Thievery Corporation Still are Peerless SamplersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Phoenix New Times

    ... and at the time I was really into punk rock like Black Flag and stuff coming out of D.C. [like Bad Brains and Minor Threat]. "You had this industrial and techno thing starting to happen, which had the aggression of punk but was electronic. On top of ...

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  3. A conversation with Scott Crawford, writer-director of D.C. hardcore documentary Salad DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Chicago Reader

    The Minor Threat song "Salad Days" critiqued a young punk scene's tendency to wallow in nostalgia for its early years. But the irony is mostly absent in the title of the new American hardcore-punk documentary Salad Days: A Decade of Punk In Washington, DC , which frames the 80s as a golden age for D.C. punk.

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  4. 30 Days Out: a look at upcoming concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Mountain Xpress

    ... of show The Washington, DC hardcore punk scene gave rise to a number of legendary figures; pals Ian MacKaye ( Minor Threat , Fugazi ) and Henry Rollins ( Black Flag , Rollins Band ) are the most prominent figures, but there are many others of note. ...

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  5. Slingshot film scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... "Salad Days" when he was 12 years old making fan zines. Featuring interviews with Ian Mackaye, at right, (Minor Threat, Fugazi), Henry Rollins (Black Flag), Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth), Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters, Nirvana) and many more, the film is ...

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  6. The Big ScreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Sherwoodgazette.com

    About - A teenager has disturbing visions and fears of being followed after a strange sexual encounter; Stars - Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi; Director - David Robert Mitchell About - Tris and Four search for allies and answers in the ruins of Chicago while on the run; Stars - Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Theo James; Director - Robert Schwentke The documentary examines the early DIY punk scene in D.C., 1980 to 1990, predating the alternative music explosion, featuring bands such as Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Government Issue, Scream, Void, Faith, Rites of Spring, Marginal Man, Fugazi and others that released their own records. The film highlights the hopefulness of youth, power of community, and strength of conviction.

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  7. Salad Days -- 03/13/15 at 9272 Tamarus St. #110Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Las Vegas Sun

    D.C.'s legendary '80s punk scene-the one that birthed Minor Threat, Bad Brains and Fugazi-gets the documentary treatment, starring Ian MacKaye, Henry Rollins and more. Las Vegans get two chances to see it, in a warehouse space, natch.

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  8. Growing PainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Style Weekly

    ... started a fanzine, printing interviews alongside friend Jim Saah's photos documenting incendiary bands such as Minor Threat, Void, Rites of Spring and the Bad Brains. The Metrozine series is now housed in the University of Maryland's archives. As ...

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  9. The Salad Days of DC Punk Coming to ChicagoRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Gapers Block

    The Hardcore Punk scene in Washington DC gave birth to some relentless musicians. Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Government Issue, and Fugazi barely scratch the surface what the area offered.

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  10. B-SidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Tucson Weekly

    ... Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90)." The DIY scene of the time featured acts like Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Rites of Spring and Fugazi. The film itself includes discussion from Dave Grohl, Fred Armisen, Henry Rollins, Thurston Moore ...

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  11. Listen to Zach Curd's 'dad-rock' versions of songs by Black Flag,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Metro Times

    ... to confront it head-on, reinterpreting choice cuts by acts of his youth like Black Flag, Negative Approach, and Minor Threat in a "SUPER DAD-LY" style. "The source material for this project made up the soundtrack for mine and many peoples' teenage ...

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  12. New Doc Revisits the Salad Days of DC Punk, Through the Eyes of a FanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Stranger

    Named after a Minor Threat song, Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC offers an intimate view of the DC's infamous punk and hardcore scene from 1980 to 1990. Of course you're going to hear accounts from Ian MacKaye, Henry Rollins, and Thurtson Moore , but what makes Salad Days ' memories seem a little sharper than the oft-repeated and now-calcified opinions/version of events of our punk veterans, is the fresh insight offered by the writer and director, Scott Crawford, who participated in the scene by showing up to every show and publishing punk fanzines as a 12-year-old .

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  13. The 12 Most Exciting Acts at Bad Ass Weekend IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... achieved a historic status as one of the pioneers of that particular brand of hardcore, alongside peers like Minor Threat. They have reunited a handful of times over the past ten years, but typically for one-off shows or festivals such as this one ...

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  14. Minor Threat - Salad DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Pushing Rope

    Minor Threat was only around for 3 years but they cast a huge shadow over the American hardcore punk scene of the early eighties.

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  15. Salad DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Willamette Week

    ... the Faith/Void split album is superior, but Crawford's film is instead aimed at those of us who memorized the Minor Threat discography decades ago. Yes, it is thrilling to see grainy clips of young people bashing out some of the 20th century's most ...

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  16. Director and writer Scott Crawford discusses punk documentary Salad DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... the choices that I'd made in my life and connect the dots for many of them. "Salad Days" is a song by the band Minor Threat that addressed the changes of the punk scene in the early 80s. It's considered their swan song in a way. The term is a ...

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  17. Steve Aoki on How His Gigs Are 'About Gettin' Crazy and Going Wild,' With or Without CakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | River Front Times

    ... over you and grabbing the mic, like everyone singing together. It's sick. I got on the stage and I sang a Minor Threat song with Dave. "Filler." And it..felt...so...fucking...good to be on the mic again, because I used to be in a hardcore band [This ...

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  18. This solid citizen took the time to remaster H sker D 's watershed 1984 punk album 'Zen Arcade'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Metro Times

    ... the many excellent acts he worked with, such as the Minutemen, Black Flag, Meat Puppets, Descendents, Misfits, Minor Threat, Big Boys and the Dicks. And I assume that all those people worked with him by choice. There was never an attempt, either on ...

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  19. Foo Fighters Announce DVD/Blu-ray and Digital Release of "Sonic Highways" SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Rock102online.com

    ... terviews with Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys , Gibby Haynes of the Butthole Surfers , Ian Mackaye of Fugazi and Minor Threat , Joan Jett and President Barack Obama .

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  20. JD McPherson's brand of rock gets better with ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... he says. "There's something weird about some of the punk-rocker guys in the '80s. Black Flag, Ian MacKaye from Minor Threat, the guys from Bad Brains – they had this incredible wisdom in their late teens and 20s. I didn't have any wisdom at ...

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