In honor of Iceland actually defeating a team of substance, here’s a slab of Icelandic racket by Purrkur Pillnikk, one of the country’s first punk bands.
If you were one of the silly people who belived punk would change the world, I’d recommend not knocking anyone for believing in the Tooth Fairy, as you have no ground to stand on.
Two amusing article on the phoniness of punk (which died an ugly death, but gave birth to great things like new wave, post-punk and all those goth bands in the early 80s) appear here:
To think that the kings of post-punk, Joy Division, started as Warsaw, something not much greater than your typical pub band. Still, this is raw material, and it doesn’t sound too dated.
THIS is how you start a new year! Hüsker Dü at their finest. May we all enjoy a wonderful 2015!