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Scream

Scream is a hardcore punk band from Bailey’s Crossroads, Virginia, United States active from 1981 to 1990. In 2009 the band reunited, and as of January 2012 it was on tour in Europe.

Scream was formed in Northern Virginia in 1981 by singer Peter Stahl, his brother Franz Stahl on guitar, bassist Skeeter Thompson and drummer Kent Stax. They are considered one of the benchmark bands in the history of the Washington, D.C. hardcore music movement. Along with bands such as Minor Threat and Government Issue, Scream ultimately merged the attributes of the movement, which were blindin ...read more

Scream is a hardcore punk band from Bailey’s Crossroads, Virginia, United States active from 1981 to 1990. In 2009 the band reunited, and as of January 2012 it was on tour in Europe.

Scream was formed in Northern Virginia in 1981 by singer Peter Stahl, his brother Franz Stahl on guitar, bassist Skeeter Thompson and drummer Kent Stax. They are considered one of the benchmark bands in the history of the Washington, D.C. hardcore music movement. Along with bands such as Minor Threat and Government Issue, Scream ultimately merged the attributes of the movement, which were blinding speed, heavy political and social connotations in the lyrics, unpretentiousness of attitude, and shunning of commercialism. Their music is faithful to the roots of rock, but spun itself into other genres by employing sounds that predate the raunchiness of grunge, while saluting reggae and speed metal. Scream hated the classification of bands into certain types and considered what they played as simply ‘music.’ Recording their music in the basement of the now legendary Inner Ear Studios in Arlington, Virginia, Scream became the first band on the Dischord label to release a whole album, Still Screaming, as opposed to singles or 12 inch EPs. Like the hardcore band Bad Brains, they could play clearly at breakneck speed, but also played mid-tempo songs like “American Justice” and “Hygiene,” which were metal-tinged reggae. « hide

Similar Bands: Minor Threat, Rites Of Spring, Teen Idles, Black Flag

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1993

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1988

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1986

This Side Up
1985

Still Screaming
1983

3.8
12 Votes

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