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Stream Fugazi’s ‘First Demo’ From 1988

Dischord Records are slated to release First Demo, a compilation of previously unheard Fugazi material, this coming Tuesday (November 18), and in anticipation, have made the entire collection available for streaming. Check it out by following the jump below, and let us know your thoughts in the replies. The 11-track effort was originally recorded in […]

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ALBUM STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Paint Branch (ex-Q And Not U) – ‘I Wanna Live’

Q And Not U are perhaps my favorite Dischord Records band that never had Ian MacKaye in them and one of my favorite post-hardcore bands. They were composed of amazing musicians in John Davis, Harris Klahr, Christopher Richards, and Matt Borlik, with Matt leaving the band before they broke up in 2005. Now, two members have formed a new […]

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Rites of Spring Releases ‘Six Song Demo’

Emo pioneers Rites of Spring had members that would later go on to join post-hardcore pioneer band Fugazi, and will always be remembered as one of the first emo bands (as well as naming a band after a Stravinsky ballet, if that’s your thing.) Now, Dischord Records are releasing their original Six Song Demo on 10″, CD, […]

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The Evens (ex-Fugazi, Minor Threat) Announce Album Details

Ian MacKaye was the lead vocalist for hardcore punk band Minor Threat and pioneered the straight edge movement, then the guitarist for post-hardcore band Fugazi. For the past few years, his main project has been alternative rock band The Evens with his wife. Now The Evens have set the release date for their next album, […]