The Story of Pure Hell, the “First Black Punk Band” That Emerged in the 70s, Then Disappeared for Decades
In the mid-seventies, many people felt excluded from and disdained by the mainstream of rock and roll, which had largely come to represent itself as a straight white boys and girls club full of superrich rock stars. The narrow image fostered attitudes of implicit racism and homophobia that exploded in the 1979 “Disco Sucks” backlash. This […]
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