Once Upon A Time There Was A Thing Called Punk Rock, As It Became Popular, The Bands From The Original Era Started To Sell Out & A New Form Of Music & Style Appeared. It Was Called Oi!
This Was A Rougher Form Of Punk With More Of A Working Class Look As Well As A Strong Devotion To The Sport Of Soccer & Drinking. It's Ideal Was Much In The Way Punk Was Originally Intended To Be. It Took Its Form In The Ghettos Of London & Was Labeled Oi!
Meanwhile , Back In America, The Punk Bands Either Got Sucked Into Major Label Deals & Made Shit Records Or Overdosed.
By 1981 Hardcore Formed & Was Rearing Its Ugly Head All Across The USA. Bands Formed In Rebellion Of What Punk Had Become...
The Mixture Of Oi & Hardcore Has Been Simmering In A Vicious Stew For Quite Some Time & Is About To Reach A Boiling Point. In 1998 The Business made a big comeback with their "The Truth, The Whole Truth, And Nothing But The Truth" (Burning Heart Europe, Taang in the rest of the world) album, and is now, early year 2000, waiting in the wings ready to unleash another hot slab of their popular street oriented music. Call it street punk, call it hardcore, call it Oi! or whatever. No matter what, THE BUSINESS today stands more vital than ever.
Note: An updated biography will be up and running on these pages sooner or later.