Hüsker Dü

Hüsker Dü

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Legendary and influential punk/hardcore trio which formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, in 1979. Hüsker Dü (which means "Do You Remember" in Danish and Norwegian) mixed pop and punk music and consisted of guitarist/vocalist Bob Mould, bassist Greg Norton and drummer Grant Hart. They started out as an aggressive hardcore thrash band before challenging that genre's restrictions and expanding to other musical formats. After releasing a string of innovative albums, Hüsker Dü split in 1988 due to Grant Hart's alcohol and drug problems and suicide of band's manager David Savoy Jr., who was considered an important part of the band. Bob Mould went on to form Sugar (5), while Grant Hart formed Nova Mob with both of them disbanding respective groups in the mid 90s and going only with solo projects . Greg Norton is no longer in the music business, and he became a succesful restaurant owner.
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Hüsker Dü Discography

Albums

Hüsker Dü Land Speed Record (Album) New Alliance Records, New Alliance Records UK 1982 Sell This Version
REFLEX D Hüsker Dü Everything Falls Apart(12") Reflex Records (5) REFLEX D US 1983 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü Zen Arcade (Album) SST Records US 1984 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü New Day Rising (Album) SST Records Canada 1985 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü Spin Radio Concert Entertainment Radio Inc. US 1985 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü Flip Your Wig (Album) SST Records UK 1985 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü Candy Apple Grey (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records Argentina 1986 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü Warehouse: Songs And Stories (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1987 Sell This Version
WBMS 145 Hüsker Dü The Warehouse Interview(2xLP, Promo) Warner Bros. Records WBMS 145 US 1987 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü The Living End (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1994 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Hüsker Dü Statues (Single) Reflex Records (5) US 1980 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü In A Free Land New Alliance Records US 1982 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü Metal Circus (EP) SST Records, Reflex Records (5) US 1983 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü Eight Miles High (Single) SST Records US 1984 Sell This Version
PSST E27 Hüsker Dü From - Zen Arcade(12", Promo, Smplr) SST Records PSST E27 US 1984 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü Makes No Sense At All / Love Is All Around (Single) SST Records UK 1985 Sell This Version
PSST E31 Hüsker Dü Celebrated Summer(7", Promo) SST Records PSST E31 US 1985 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü Don't Want To Know If You Are Lonely (Maxi, Single, EP) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records UK 1986 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü Sorry Somehow (EP, Single) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records US 1986 Sell This Version
SAM 305 Hüsker Dü Flexible Flyer(7", Promo) Warner Bros. Records SAM 305 UK 1986 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü Ice Cold Ice Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records UK 1987 Sell This Version
Hüsker Dü Could You Be The One? (Single) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records UK 1987 Sell This Version
SAM 345 Hüsker Dü Untitled(12", EP, Promo, Smplr) WEA International Inc. SAM 345 1987 Sell This Version
PRO-A-2719 Hüsker Dü She's A Woman (And Now He Is A Man)(12", EP, Promo) Warner Bros. Records PRO-A-2719 US 1987 Sell This Version
none Hüsker Dü Live Featuring J.C.(CD, EP, Ltd) Reflex Records (5) none US 2008 Sell This Version

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Alastis

Alastis

March 8, 2006
edited over 10 years ago
One of quintessential 80s band which is rarely mentioned anywhere (although they were mentioned on VH1 100 Greatest Artists Artists of Hard Rock). Their music was inhumanely fast (witness their first record, live album "Land Speed Record" which was just a taster of what's to come), but had a traditional pop structure beneath the surface. Its a crying shame that they quit too early due to Grant Hart acting like an idiot, but in my book they remain one of the strongest hardcore/alternative bands that ever came to life.

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