Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

80s Hardcore

1985 Grass + Acid For A Trip to The tour feat. Hüsker Dü, the Minutemen, Meat Puppets, Saccharine Trust

Many heads that grew up in the early 80’s scene started to have a more open mind when it came to music by the mid 80’s. A big part of this was the label SST, because they were putting out bands that were brave enough to go against the status quo of Hardcore. Case in point was the 1985 SST tour featuring Hüsker Dü, the Minutemen, Meat Puppets, Saccharine Trust and SWA – these bands were creating indie rock before the term ever existed, back then we called it “alternative” or “college” rock. Whatever the case, all of these bands had their roots in the punk or hardcore scene but were willing to experiment with their sound. I remember the night my homie Jordan dragged me to the tour stop at UCLA – it was a show I will never forget! Now it’s your chance to check out Hüsker Dü, the Minutemen, Meat Puppets, Saccharine Trust and SWA get their bug out on in San Francisco.



Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Written By



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Relapse Nothing
Dead Register

If you like this post and want to see more, help keep us going!

Sentient 112217
Black Matter Mastering

You May Also Like

Apocalyptic Blues

What is punk rock? Well, when I was a young punk in ’82, the older heads would say to me that PUNK IS A...

Death Rock

One of my favorite Death Rock // Post Punk bands of the 80’s had to be March Violets! When I first heard their music...


Twisted minds,  The Taboo, The Unknown, Pushing Sexual Boundaries are the kinds of thoughts that come to my mind when I think about where certain...


I am a straight up music nerd, so when I saw this feature about THE MCKENZIE TAPES on Dangerous Minds today I had to dig...