31 years ago the DEAD KENNEDYS declared themselves dissolved, immediately after the publication of their record ´Bedtime For Democracy´. Today, we look back.
Rock’n Roll must be dangerous, agressive and social relevant. It must be a rebellion against the establishment, an expression of an alternative culture. Not every band falls in this category, but for sure The Dead Kennedys, a San Francisco based group around the charismatic mastermind Jello Biafra, which existed from 1978 until 1986.
The Dead Kennedys together with a few other american bands invented a new genre called “Hardcore”. Hardcore is similar to Punk, but what is the difference? Well “Hardcore” takes ingredients of “Punk” and radicalize them. Hardcore is faster, more... [weiterlesen]