ANTI-FLAG – DIE FOR THE GOVERNMENT (NEW RED ARCHIVES, 1996)
There are no prizes for pointing out that the word is in an incredibly messed up place right now – Donald Trump is still in power, Brexit is on the cards, racism and homophobia are on the rise, and the disparity between the rich and poor is only increasing. While music has always offered some kind of escape from the horrors of reality, there are some bands whose albums exist to actually encourage – if not enforce – a change in the way things are. Here are 13 albums that do that more than most. These are rebellious records that should inspire their listeners to stand up and take part in the revolution that it feels like we need more and more with each passing day.
WORDS: Mischa Pearlman
Millions of album sales. Countless awards. One Broadway theatre production. And Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong didn’t see success of American Idiot coming…
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