When Punk Was Real and Dangerous

When Punk Was Real and Dangerous

Inspired by a discussion about early punk rock, here’s a slice of early ’80s hardcore, back from the days when punk was learn, mean and dangerous, not turned into Broadway musicals and half-assed cinematic masturbations. Trigger warning for the lyrics – they are NOT pretty. Ironically, Tipper Gore felt that the song was “pornographic” because it depicts a real-life string of rapes committed by LAPD cops. How anyone could mistake this song as approval of that atrocity is anyone’s guess… but then, an understanding of irony (even the white-hot kind that early punk specialized in providing) is not exactly the Read more »