Formed on January seconds,by two sets of brothers; jenaveve jolie lesbian scene Marvelli brothers, who rules the punk rock names "Kevin Seconds" and "Steve Youth," and the Borghino brothers, who took the names "Tom Munist" and "Dim Menace.
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It's a short, intense name. This story evolved over time. This was still when Steve and I lived with my mom. We had this desk in this room we shared and I wrote ' seconds of The Dils,' I miswrote the title.
Over time, everything else faded, but the 7 Seconds part was there, and I circled it, I thought it looked cool. InMunist and Menace left to form a new band called Section 8.
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The band's early releases were several EPs including 's Skins, Brains and Gutsmost of which were later re-released on the alt. They became closely associated with the Straight Edge movement and helped start the Youth Crew movement in with Hardcore Crew. Many writers have credited this particular period of 7 Seconds' career as being highly influential on many pop punk and indie rock bands that came along much later.