Beginning today and continuing all week, we present one critic's best punk, post-punk, new wave, college rock, underground, modern rock, goth, industrial, new romantic, ska, power pop, hardcore, and indie rock of the '80s.
Call it punk, call it post-hardcore, call it (gulp) emocore -- whatever the name, Dischord's recent unearthing of early demos by the legendary Rites of Spring serves as an essential piece of punk history.
Washington, DC, punk heroes Fugazi called it quits 10 years ago, but the band's legacy as the finest of its generation remains untouched. A Herculean task, sure, but here we go: narrowing down Fugazi's catalog to its finest 10 moments.
Today, the intersection of dance music and rock music seems only natural. However, the process has been in the making for decades, and this list provides an introduction to ten of the best albums this genre combination has to offer.