East Germany

Punk Rock, the Stasi and the Church: No Future for the DDR

Guitar riffs at breakneck speed, mohicans and safety pins, sneering angry youths screaming ‘Anarchy’ – so began punk rock, the exciting, unsettling, in-your-face music and youth culture that crashed onto the world stage in 1976. Just a few years later, the punk revolution had moved on in the West – the main protagonists were signed […]