In 1979, Bob Mould, Grant Hart, and Greg Norton, whose lives intersected at a record store in Minneapolis, added umlauts to the name of a Swedish board game and started performing as Hüsker Dü. They played hardcore. Had they continued to play hardcore, '80s alternative rock would've traveled a much different path. With his irresistible guitar squall and thoughtful lyrics, Mould nudged the band into the emerging indie scene, cumulating in the... More >>>