Minor Threat (Band)

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    7 North Texas Bands Shaping American Hardcore Music

    With all of the space given by the local press to the nationwide impact of North Texas musicians on a variety of genres, it's shocking that so little has been written about the area's influence on the American hardcore scene. For a musical style that's all too often written off as one-dimensional, i ... More >>

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    August 7, 2014

    The 10 Best Punk Rock Movies

    Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music was created in places like Los Angeles, New York and London in the mid to late '70s. Aside from the music, either live or on record, the big screen provided another medium to convey what punk truly stands for: not giving a fuck what anyone els ... More >>

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    October 10, 2013

    The Ten Texas Bands That Most Deserve To Be Famous

    For Every ZZ Top and Steve Miller our state produces, there are thousands of bands that either wallow in obscurity or just get by with endless, backbreaking tours and the hope of having enough cash to finance some studio time. Here are some acts that should have hit the big time in their day and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    The Five Wierdest References to Joy Division in Pop Culture

    Last night, one of the most renowned post-punk bassists of all time sat in with The Roots on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. I can't think of a more random gathering of talents under one roof, though admittedly this sort of thing does seem to happen on Fallon. When the little romantically subversive ... More >>

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    May 22, 2013

    The Ten Best American Hardcore Punk Albums

    Seeing that a form of Black Flag is touring right now (and playing Trees on Friday), we thought it a good time to investigate American hardcore punk rock. For all practical purposes, the beginning of hardcore in the states happened in the early 80's. While many hardcore acts were inspired by the Sex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    Don't Feel Guilty About Justin Timberlake's 20/20 Experience

    Fuck me, I am going to overdose on this new Justin Timberlake album. I know that I'm supposed to be ashamed of certain selections in my album collection. I know this from all of the times that people have looked through my CDs or records or iTunes and been all, "Hey, what's this doing here?" before ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    The Jealous Sound's Blair Shehan Remembers his First Guitar: A Black and White Epiphone

    In honor of the Jealous Sound's third appearance in the DFW area in 12 months (they play in the House of Blues' Cambridge Room tonight), we caught up with frontman Blair Shehan on how he got into playing guitar, hardcore punk, and where the band is now. What drew you to playing guitar? I grew up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Riot Fest - Gexa Energy Pavilion - 9/22/12

    Riot Fest Gexa Energy Pavilion Saturday, September 22 Though the inaugural Dallas edition of Riot Fest was a mild success, here's something the festival's organizers should consider if it returns next year: give the audience some kind of clue when bands are going on. While the Heineken Pavilion sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    A Not-So-Vulgar Discussion of Pantera's Vulgar Display of Power

    In honor of the recent 20th anniversary reissue of Pantera's Vulgar Display of Power, two music writers sat around a kitchen table and talked about it. One is clearly older than the other one. Eric Grubbs: When that record came out in 1992, what do you remember, aside from grunge and Nirvana being ... More >>

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    February 3, 2012

    Steve Aoki Talks Production Skills, Badminton and Tacos

    Electro house musician Steve Aoki is much more than your run-of-the-mill remixer. Besides running the influential Dim Mak record label, Aoki also owns two restaurants, works with artists as diverse as Duran Duran and Drake, has a clothing line, invented his own brand of headphones and plays more tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Last Night: Youth Brigade, The Hellions, The Broadsiders

    Last Night: Youth Brigade, The Hellions, The Broadsiders Double Wide November 3, 2011 Better than: watching Another State of Mind and trying to figure out which parts were staged. Youth Brigade​ Before they paid a visit to Austin for Fun Fun Fun Fest, Los Angeles hardcore punk legends Youth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Manic Monday: Five Awesome Shows To Get Your Week Started Off Just Right.

    Quite the extra busy start to the week we have here. Gotta be something for just about everyone music wise this particular evening...

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    April 22, 2011

    Q&A: The Meatmen's Tesco Vee Talks Offensive Humor, Old-School Punk and Life After It.

    ​There wasn't a more offensive punk band in the early '80s than The Meatmen. Even in a market cluttered by hardcore bands popping up in droves in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., the Lansing, Michigan, band, led by Tesco Vee (a third grade teacher born Robert Vermeulen), distinguished itself wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Listomania: The Ten Best Bands That Might Actually Be Cults

    Listen: When you all wear the same uniform, people are gonna accuse you of being a cult.​There are plenty of bands over the years who have used the word "cult" in their names. From '70s hard rockers Blue Oyster Cult to '80s Brit rockers The Cult to '90s art rockers Cloud Cult to current indie darl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Q&A: Mike Watt Talks The Minutemen, The Stooges and How The Hell He Ended Up On A Kelly Clarkson Album.

    If known only for his work with the legendary trio known as The Minutemen, bassist Mike Watt would still have his place in rock 'n' roll lore. But even after that band disintegrated following the death of singer/guitarist D. Boon, Watt pressed on and formed another acclaimed trio: Firehose. And, whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Last Night: The Adolescents at The Loft

    The Adolescents, Lower Class Brats and The ScandalsThe LoftDecember 29, 2010Better than: Staying home and watching Sid and Nancy.The Adolescents​A surprisingly large collection of Dallas' unwashed and unwanted gathered together at The Loft last night to witness a fine triple-bill of old-school pun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Over The Weekend: Bad Brains at the Granada Theater

    Bad Brains, Spector 45 and Here Holy SpainThe Granada TheaterFriday, October 29, 2010Better than: reliving my punk rock past at home listening to actual recordsBad Brains​Before a sizable, middle-aged horde, legendary Washington, D.C. punk act Bad Brains put on a formable display of full throttle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Tonight, Tonight: Robert Gomez at Dan's, Sarah Jaffe DJ Set at the Double Wide, Crystal Castles at House of Blues, Coliseum and Burning Love at Rubber Gloves

    We're about to see a sudden void in daily show lists, so, from here on out, each and every Monday through Thursday, I'll do my best to point the readers of DC9 in the right musical direction for each particular evening.Oh, sweet Tuesday, the second step towards another blissful weekend. And actua ... More >>

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    May 19, 2010

    Staff Trax: Kris Kristofferson, The National, David Garza, Fear and Phil Collins

    Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into ... More >>

  • Music

    November 6, 2009

    Warcola/Spittin' Bullets

    Join the Battle in Hell Split EP (Life of Strife Records)

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Local Punks Warcola Release New EP

    ​Although it's been out a month or so, I'm just now getting around to the killer new EP from local punks Warcola. Parlaying punk of the old school hardcore variety (Minor Threat, Bad Brains), Matt, Oscar (no last names = real punks) and the rest of Warcola have been spitting on audiences for a cou ... More >>

  • Music

    August 13, 2009
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    July 16, 2009

    Rise Against, Rancid, Billy Talent

    Thursday, July 16, at the Palladium Ballroom

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Gig Alert: Vice Squad, Lower Class Brats Tonight at The Prophet Bar

    Lower Class Brats open for Vice Squad at the Prophet Bar tonight.Beki Bondage (born Rebecca Louise Bond) helped start UK punk stalwarts Vice Squad way back in 1978. She left the band for an ill-fated solo career in 1982, but resurrected the name in 1997. Since, she and an assorted crew of sidemen ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2008

    Last Night: The Walkmen At House Of Blues’ Pontiac Garage

    The Walkmen and The Little Ones House of Blues’ Pontiac Garage October 11, 2008 Better than: hanging out on Greenville Avenue with all the drunken Longhorn and Sooner fans. (By the way: Way to go Longhorns! 45-35!) Hamilton Leithauser, singer for indie rock darlings The Walkmen, definitely has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2008

    Metal and Hardcore Lexicon

    Every Time I Die will bring its metalcore style to the House of Blues this Wednesday. Between last week and the rest of this one, it feels like we're in metal heaven here in Dallas. Everyone from Napalm Death to Every Time I Die to Through the Eyes of the Dead are hitting up local venues. And I, for ... More >>

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    September 27, 2007
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    September 26, 2006

    Videos from Hell

    This is not director Paul Rachman, but a scene from his documentary American Hardcore. Cuz it's so hardcore. Paul Rachman's in Dallas today promoting his first documentary film, American Hardcore: The History of American Punk Rock 1980-1986, in which the filmmaker chronicles the rise of such bands a ... More >>

  • Music

    August 15, 2002


    Diorama (Atlantic)

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    December 13, 2001


    The Argument (Dischord)

  • Music

    December 3, 1998

    Wired shut

    Jawbox's odds-and-ends Scrapbook makes a wonderful farewell

  • Music

    November 19, 1998

    Carry that weight

    While Fugazi continues to rage against the machine, it really just wants to be a regular ol' band

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    May 9, 1996

    College rock

    UFOFU brings 'alternative' to ETSU and wins the talent show

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    November 3, 1994

    The meaning of nonsense

    If rock bands all sound the same, then why does Jawbox do it?