The Minutemen in Long Beach, 1985  (from left) george hurley, d. boon and mike watt  cal state long beach student union bowling lanes.

The Minutemen in Long Beach, 1985 (from left) george Hurley waring am Ill Repute shirt! boon and mike watt cal state long beach student union bowling lanes.

MINUTEMEN, CH3, NADSAT REBEL, FANG, PARIAH, BLOOD on the SADDLE, YOUTH BRIGADE, THE ROLLINS BAND, THE FACTION and CORROSION OF CONFORMITY (C.O.C.).

MINUTEMEN, CH3, NADSAT REBEL, FANG, PARIAH, BLOOD on the SADDLE, YOUTH BRIGADE, THE ROLLINS BAND, THE FACTION and CORROSION OF CONFORMITY (C.O.C.).

Minutemen were an American hardcore punk band formed in San Pedro, California in 1980. Composed of guitarist D. Boon, bassist Mike Watt and drummer George Hurley, Minutemen recorded four albums and eight EPs before Boon's death in an automobile accident in December 1985. They were noted in the California punk community for a philosophy of "jamming econo" – a sense of thriftiness reflected in their touring and presentation – while their eclectic and experimental attitude was instrumental in…

Minutemen performing in 1985 I saw them 6 months before the tragic death of D.

The Minutemen. Their band could be your life.

The Minutemen - D. Boon, Mike Watt and George Hurley - a very important band.

First photograph caption dated October 28, 1983 reads, "San Pedro's Minutemen, who will be playing locally are, from left, Mike Watt, D. Boon and George Hurley."  Second photograph caption dated March 9, 1984 reads, "An eclectic sampling of music from the raw, thunderous and sweaty edge of the spectrum, played by four bands from Black Flag's SST label, including Wurm, Saccharine Trust, the Meat Puppets and the intense

The Minutemen in shot by James Ruebsamen. rock scene of 1978 to 1989

Is there a band out there today that could make "Double Nickles on the Dime"? Listen to our podcast featuring the Minutemen.

Punk's 20 Most Influential Albums

D. Boon-The Minutemen at the Cathay de Grande (photo by Abigail Johnson)

Boon-The Minutemen at the Cathay de Grande (photo by Abigail Johnson)

WE JAM ECONO: THE STORY OF THE MINUTEMEN. Engaging niche documentary, featuring a punk who's-who of talking heads. 3 stars

We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen (2005)

We Jam Econo. Documentary about Minutemen. Directed by Tim Irwin.

The Minutemen, 1985

The Minutemen, 1985

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Massachusetts Minutemen Sport Steel AnoChrome Watch

The Sport Steel AnoChrome Massachusetts Minutemen Watch is available in Mens or Ladies styles. Showcases the team logo. Stainless Steel band. Free Shipping. Visit SportsFansPlus.com for Details.

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