SST 1984


411) Double Nickels on the Dime


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"Our band could be your life," sing the Minutemen on "History Lesson -- Part 2" and never did a lyric better articulate punk's Everyman aesthetic. Guitarist D. Boon and bassist Mike Watt push each other to fast, funny and agitated heights. Sadly, Boon would die a year later in a van accident.

Total album sales: Under 500,000

Peak chart position: N/A

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(Posted Nov 01, 2003)