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Operation Ivy

Operation Ivy

Formed in 1987, Operation Ivy is often accredited with being one of the first bands to ever fall into the genre of “Ska-Punk,” which is essentially a fast-paced reggae, mixed with hardcore punk. The mixture of the two styles assisted in the band’s following in both communities. Mainly focusing on issues such as political corruption […]

Minor Threat worthy of attention

Minor Threat worthy of attention

This week’s band pick: Minor Threat Favorite Song: “Minor Threat” Being one of the most prominent hardcore punk bands of all time, Minor Threat, formed in 1980, and the D.C. based group were the pioneers of the “Straight Edge” lifestyle that so many now mimic today. They were the first ever “Straight Edge” punk band […]