SSD “The Kid’s Will Have Their Say” Available November 17th pre order now, watch the video for "How Much Art" streaming everywhere today

Long heralded as the first straight-edge album, this collection of songs captures a time and an era in the nascent hardcore scene before formulas and posturing. In other words, it's an unfiltered artistic statement that's singular in scope and vision.

The Boston act's debut was extremely limited, never repressed, and has gone on to have a life of its own despite the fact the only affordable way to listen to it has been low-quality streams on YouTube. Now, after being out of print for 40 years, the album will be available on vinyl by Trust Records with updated remastered audio and a painstaking recreation of the iconic cover art courtesy of Bryan Ray Turcotte.

In many ways, SSD launched the hardcore scene in Boston as we know it and the band's kinship with Minor Threat's Ian MacKaye arose out of the fact that both acts refused to conform to society's still shifting standards at the time. From the unbridled aggression of SSD's "Boiling Point" to the stripped-down groove of "How Much Art," the album was as reactionary as it was revolutionary and is an artistic statement that remains to be remarkably complex for a group of guys barely into adulthood.

Check out the video for “How Much Art” HERE. Check out the new SSD merch and pre order link HERE. If you you can come to Boston on Saturday November 18th come celebrate the release at Newbury Comics details HERE.