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Hüsker Dü, the Replacements warn against bootleg merchandise

As holiday shoppers look for gifts related to their favorite bands, two Minnesota greats are cautioning against purveyors of bootleg merch. Earlier this week, Greg Norton shared a post on Facebook warning against bootleg Hüsker Dü merchandise. In his post, Norton (the band’s bassist) includes a photo advertising a t-shirt and sweatshirt with the artwork […]

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Newly remastered edition of Hüsker Dü’s ‘Everything Falls Apart’ now available to stream

The reissue record label Numero Group has digitally released a newly remastered edition of an album by local punk/alternative rock legends Hüsker Dü. The album in question is Everything Falls Apart, Hüsker Dü’s debut studio album which was originally released in 1983. The release comes as yet another teaser for a much larger Hüsker Dü project Numero Group is suspected to be working […]

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‘Land Speed Record’: Grant Hart and Chris Larson bring Hüsker Dü memories to Walker Art Center

Several members of Minnesota’s punk royalty came out on Thursday night to celebrate the opening of Chris Larson’s installation Land Speed Record — including Frances Gumm’s Paul D. Dickinson, who I encountered standing on the Walker Art Center’s rooftop terrace, drinking a beer. “I’ve always liked the Entry,” he said, looking out at the downtown Minneapolis […]

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Behind First Avenue’s Stars: Hüsker Dü

2015 marks First Avenue’s 45th year of hosting stellar shows in the heart of Minneapolis. We are on a mission to tell the stories of performers whose names decorate the venue’s iconic Wall of Fame. Past features include Babes in Toyland, Har Mar Superstar, and OutKast. In the spirit of milestones, next up are Minnesota natives […]

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