Zero Boys

The Zero Boys were an American hardcore punk band formed in Terre Haute, Indiana, in 1976. The band was founded by Paul Mahern (vocals), D.J. Fontana (guitar), Kurt Brecht (bass), and Steve Stoeckel (drums). The Zero Boys are considered one of the first hardcore punk bands, and their music was characterized by its fast tempos, aggressive vocals, and political lyrics.

The Zero Boys released their debut album, "Vicious Circle," in 1980. The album was a critical and commercial success, and it helped to establish the band as one of the leading hardcore punk bands of the time. The Zero Boys released two more studio albums, "History of the Zero Boys" (1981) and "The Golden Age of the Zero Boys" (1982), before disbanding in 1983.

The Zero Boys were one of the most influential hardcore punk bands of the early 1980s. Their music helped to define the genre and inspired a new generation of punk bands. The Zero Boys have been cited as an influence by many bands, including Black Flag, Bad Brains, and Minor Threat.

The Zero Boys reunited in 1994 and have continued to perform and record sporadically since then. In 2004, the band released a new album, "Alive in the Land of Muzak."

The Zero Boys are considered to be one of the most important hardcore punk bands of all time. Their music is still listened to and enjoyed by fans all over the world.