The Smiths (or, more specifically, the band's record label) inspired some frustrations among fans in the way a couple of compilations were released in 1987.
As the Ramones were discovering their sound in the U.S., the Saints were finding a raw aesthetic in Australia. The band put out its debut LP in February 1977.
The Sugarcubes released their final album, 'Stick Around for Joy,' on Feb. 18, 1992.
The Sex Pistols got the press and the Clash got the credibility. But the Damned got there first with their debut album, 'Damned Damned Damned.'
The Soundgarden-meets-Rage-Against-the-Machine supergroup broke up when singer Chris Cornell quit.
As the Sex Pistols' founding bassist Glen Matlock was becoming unhappy with hysteria around the band, Johnny Rotten was encouraging his pal Sid Vicious to join.
'English Settlement' has become one of XTC's most enduring releases—a record with much to explore and messages that feel enduring and resonant today.
Pavement changed its approach for the band's fourth album, released in February 1997, rehearsing before the sessions and working with a pair of producers.
Mike Ness' country-tinged punk rockers released their fourth studio album in February 1992, to huge expectations in a post-'Nevermind' world.
In February 1992, John Lydon's Public Image Ltd. released the rock-oriented 'That What Is Not.' It would be the group's last release until 2012.