Question: What do you think of being labeled punk or proto-punk?
Death: We appreciate the rock historians labeling us this. When we made this music from 1973 on, we always called it hard-driving rock ‘n’ roll. The term “punk” for music was non-existent in those years, as a matter of fact, if you called someone a punk in those years — us included — those would be considered fighting words which usually got you either a black eye or a bloody nose.
Your favorite punk band probably sounds like these guys.
'…what’s left is the pressure to sand down the corners of your speech while looking for the rough edges in the speech of your adversaries. Everyone is offended. Everyone is offensive. Nothing is close to the line because close to the line is over the line because over the line is better for clicks and retweets and fundraising and ad revenue.'
"You’ll be a man, my son"
When I carried you, I had no idea who I was or what I was doing. I was twenty-one;…
Black Girl Time
“De nigger woman is de mule uh de world so fur as Ah can see.”
- Zora Neale HurstonTheir Eyes…