Straight Edge: With it’s origins in D.C. punk, this movement changed how young people view drugs.
Race Inclusions: With Racial tensions coming to a boil in other Punk scenes, the D.C. scene embraced all ethnicities and allowed them to play.
DIY: With corporate greed taking away from punk groups, many scenes, especially D.C., circumvented big businesses grasp by making their own Record Labels and setting up their own concerts.
Some Required Listening For This Blog. Each band has their own edge and sound. I hope you enjoy at least one of them.