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How to Get Into An ’80s Punk Band

The Replacements are an '80s punk rock/alternative outfit from Minneapolis, Minnesota, whose claim to fame is drinking and a "100 steps forward and 99 steps back" approach to success. Like all great rock acts before them, they developed a fairly extensive rock mythology before disbanding in 1991. Real, verified stories include almost getting the entire Warner Bros. label banned from performing on Saturday Night Live after swearing in the middle of a song. Followed by, drunkenly destroying everything they touched while there. In another, they invented a new game called "Dodge Knife", derived from the popular kids game, dodge ball, between recording sessions. While the behavior is not particularly  admirable, it is inseparable from a charm that's often hard to put...
The Replacements are an '80s punk rock/alternative outfit from Minneapolis, Minnesota, whose claim to fame is drinking and a "100 steps forward and 99 steps back" approach to success. Like all great rock acts before them, they developed a fairly extensive rock mythology before disbanding in 1991. Real, verified stories include almost getting the entire Warner Bros. label banned from performing on Saturday Night Live after swearing in the middle of a song. Followed by, drunkenly destroying everything they touched while there. In...
The Replacements are an '80s punk rock/alternative outfit from Minneapolis, Minnesota, whose claim to fame is drinking and a "100 steps forward and 99 steps back" approach to success. Like all great rock acts before them, they developed a fairly extensive rock mythology before disbanding in 1991. Real, verified stories include almost getting the entire Warner Bros. label banned from performing on Saturday...

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