Revolution Summer (music)
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Revolution Summer refers to a social movement within the hardcore punk scene of Washington, D.C. that occurred during the summer of 1985. The movement challenged the initial wave of hardcore music, the attitudes of fans and bands before them and also the image mainstream media portrayed of punks. The bands that spawned out of Revolution Summer often took a stand against violence, especially at shows in the form of slamdancing, as well as standing up against the sexism of the scene.
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