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80's Rule: New Wave, Punk, Goth, Industrial, Indie.


  1. Ricky Babalu

    Ricky Babalu Well-Known Member

    Probably my favorite decade of music. So many bands, songs that influenced me growing up in Southern California. I was lucky to see many bands in my youth because of my location. To this day I am actively seeing bands that I missed during my early years (recently saw an X concert). Post your favorite song or band from the 80's.








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  2. huntersquid

    huntersquid Member

    Post just one? That's impossible. There was too much great stuff!
  3. Scootmien

    Scootmien Well-Known Member Contributor

    My two favourite songs of all time

    Burning Inside by Ministry



    Junkdrome by Front 242 - You need to get about 2m 20s in before it starts to kick off properly. Intro is long but quite ambient.

  4. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    love x!!!!!
    this is the intro to "Decline of the Western Civilization"

    by the way if you have a copy of DWC, please hit me up for a copy.....i have been trying to find it for quite sometime now......LOL
    red hot chilli peppers:


    the cult:


    and last but not least:

    rest in peace MCA!!!!!!!

    sorry that was not them....LOL


    edit: ok i forgot about this one:
  5. Ricky Babalu

    Ricky Babalu Well-Known Member

    I have seen X so many times, I lost count. I try to see them whenever they play locally.

    Does the OC stand for Orange County? If so, finally someone from my neck of the woods!! Sadly I do not have a copy of DWC :(

    Just got 4 tickets to see "The Cult" @ House of Blues in Anaheim :) Ian is the man.
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  6. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    nope, but i do live in LA and i have a bunch of friends in the OC.

    ahhh yes the cult another great 80's band as well.

    and lastly.....i have seen x a bunch of imes as well live. they put on a great show. i love some of the crowds they bring. it is a mix of young punks and old punks......weird to see 30-40 yr olds in the mosh pits.......lol
  7. Ricky Babalu

    Ricky Babalu Well-Known Member

    Do you remember the "Cathay De Grande" or "Cuckoo's Nest" ?
  8. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    sorry never been to those places.....i have heard of them though.
  9. Ricky Babalu

    Ricky Babalu Well-Known Member

    These are clubs in SoCal that I went to. Clubs that featured punk bands in early years:The birth of Punk in SoCal.

    Cathay De Grande - Los Angeles
    Cuckoos Nest - Costa Mesa
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  10. tube517

    tube517 Well-Known Member Contributor

    X was a big part of my record (yes, record) collection. Even if I lived on the East Coast.
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  11. LilianTepes

    LilianTepes Well-Known Member

    Some of my favourite bands/artists: (not all 80's music, sorry!)

    -Nelj
  12. argedion

    argedion The TechnoFrog VIP Member

  13. saptech

    saptech Well-Known Member

    oops, I posted in wrong thread.

    Well for the '80s I was beginning to lose interest in rock, but did like
    The Police
    Dire Straits

    maybe a few more.

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