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This is the first album by MDC. Terrific hardcore with titles like "John Wayne was a Nazi", and "Multi Death Corporations".
 
Carlos Lowry's Cover Art for MDC
Carlos Lowry's Cover Art for MDC
Carlos Lowry's Cover Art for MDC
Carlos Lowry's Cover Art for MDC

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MDC were an early 80's band from San Francisco. Their first album (shown at right), was titled Blue by Day, White by Night, a reference to a policeman's uniform and the donning of Ku Klux Klan robes. The band was fond of changing it's name on a routine basis. With this original album they were known as Millions of Dead Cops (MDC), but later on went by the monikers Millions of Dead Children, Multi-Death Corporation, and Millions of Damned Christians.

Artist Carlos Lowry did the cover based on his reworking of a mural created by Raul Valdez. Raul's mural appeared at the Centro Chicano in Austin Texas. MDC were highly political and their lyrics attacked corporate control, militarism, sexism, homophobia, and racism. The band is still recording and touring today and have just released a new CD... and yes, they are as uncompromising as ever.
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