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As one of the heaviest bands in indie rock, Tumwater/ Olympia, WA trio Unwound were a practicioners of what All Music Guide called “indie-grindcore” –  the band took roughness of Fugazi and some of the more rocking moments of Sonic Youth and multiplied it by 10. The resulting concoction was nothing short of an aural sledghehammer, pounding  stereo speakers everywhere into dust. Eventually, they also developed considerable melodic sensibilities, but still remained true to their own vision of rock’n’roll.

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