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Dead Kennedys

Dead Kennedys

Dead Kennedys is an American hardcore punk band formed in San Francisco, California in 1978. The band became part of the American hardcore punk movement of the early 1980s. They gained a large underground fanbase in the international punk rock community, and were one of the first American hardcore bands to make a significant impact in the United Kingdom. While they were one of the earliest, most popular and most influential of the American hardcore bands, their music was distinctive within punk rock in general, with influences from of surf music, spaghetti western, psychedelic rock, garage rock and rockabilly. Jello Biafra's biting lyrics tackled the sociopolitical concerns of the late ... more on Wikipedia

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