The band was one of threads that led from punk to alternative rock
Grant Hart, drummer, singer and songwriter of Hüsker Dü has died at age of 56 because of cancer, according to Variety magazine.
Hüsker Dü was born in 1979, at time of popularization of punk, but he entered history with his fifth for its ability to convert gender of anor thing: hard core, indie rock, grunge... each branch of tree tomçó a different name. That was a time of scenes. In Washington, DC was Minor Threat; in California, Black Flag; in Seattle, Mudhoney. And in Minneapolis, a city with a tradition richer than is usually thought, appeared Hüsker Dü.
The Dü were characterized by a variation, more melodic and empatic of that new punk american 80. They had listened to more Beatles and more Beach Boys than or members of same generation and, refore, when y came to Pixies and Nirvana and 90's, his music was subject of a small and loving worship. By n, The Dü had already resulted in Sugar, with those who reached a bit of glory on MTV.
The musician was suffering from a degenerative disease for months but it has not lost hope to have a brand new Savage young Dü with his band, 10 of November. The album, posthumously will be a compilation that contains first songs and recordings of band.