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Government Issue

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Government Issue

Government Issue has been played on NTS shows including Immediate Hits w/ Dan Russell, with Fashionite first played on 22 July 2018.

Government Issue (often just GI) were an American straight edge hardcore punk band originating from the Washington DC scene, formed in 1980 and signed to Dischord Records. Many early songs were straightforward hardcore, clocking in at under the one minute mark, but they later progressed into a more melodic song-focused outfit (citing The Damned as key to gaining this catchy sound) and often with lyrics critical of the short-sighted behavior of the scene they aided in creating.

Given the long running nature of the…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Rock 'N Roll Bullshit
Government Issue
Dischord Records1984
Rock 'N Roll Bullshit
Government IssueDischord Records1984
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Fashionite
Government Issue
Dischord Records1981
Fashionite
Government IssueDischord Records1981
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