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Minnesota Hardcore

The 2nd Wave

Episode 7 | 14m 15s

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By 1985, the Twin Cities had a new generation of hardcore kids. Hanging out at the Uptown Minneapolis McDonalds, these Minnesota kids were known as McPunks, and their bands were Outcry and Iron Fist. Spurring The Replacements, these bands wanted to play with The Exploited. Later bands like Misery, Quincy Punx and Kitten Forever who have continued the tradition of hardcore in the Twin Cities.

Aired: 12/18/20 | Rating: NR

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