The Replacements, who along with fellow Minneapolis rockers Hüsker Dü helped pave the way for a new alternative rock scene in the early 1980s, have been nominated for induction in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Twenty-two years after breaking up, The Replacements are reuniting for at least three shows. The celebrated 1980s alt-rockers say they’ll play at Riot Fest in Toronto, Chicago and Denver.
Some of music’s greatest talents — such as Bob Dylan and Prince — hail from the land of 10,000 lakes.
Over the years, Minnesota has produced a clutch of local acts that have broken into national prominence and influence. For your convenience, then, here is a quick elementary school primer on some of Minnesota’s most notable acts’ discographies.