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Hopscotch: Death
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Categories Fairs & Festivals Rock

Hopscotch: Death

Saturday, Sep 6 6:50p
City Plaza Raleigh, NC

Brothers David, Bobby and Dannis Hackney founded Death in 1971, but their hard-driving proto-punk earned only moderate acclaim. After losing a deal with Columbia Records for refusing to change their name, the Hackneys self-released the Bad Brains-predicting “Politicians In My Eyes" single in an edition of 500. The band called it quits in 1977, and remained obscure until 2009, when the venerable indie label Drag City released the product of a 1974 recording session as ...For the Whole World To See.… Show more

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The East Detroit-based proto-punk outfit Death formed in 1973 around the talents of siblings David, Bobby, and Dannis Hackney. The brothers, who had spent previous summers banging out soul and funk jams, began to gravitate toward the deafening assault of bands like Black Sabbath, MC5, Alice Cooper, and the Stooges, resulting in a volatile live set and demo that found favor with Detroit's burgeoning underground rock scene....
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City Plaza
400 Block Fayetteville St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
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