Devo were generic!? I never heard that one before. I think they were one of the most original bands. Calling them an 80's band doesn't give them justice. That's like calling Black Flag an eighties band just because they released some records in the eighties.
I think I read somewhere that Rites Of Spring were listening to a lot of Husker Du, Buzzcocks and MC5 when they were starting that band. If there was ever a "proto emo band" it was Husker Du. Then again, like Husker Du, I just consider Rites Of Spring a punk band.The songs Chartered Trips and Sunshine Superman, as performed by Husker Du on December 16, 1983 at Love Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Neubauten a copy of TG? They sound almost nothing alike! Einsturzende Neubauten and Throbbing Gristle have only the industrial genre tag in common.From Death In June´s album "Nada!" (1985)
Label: NER (New European Recordings)
"Into that darkness
Into that darkness
The bodies c...