Back in the 1970s, Max’s Kansas City introduced many fine bands. Some of the best never got famous. Fuse, aka Knots, was one of the finest.
“The Violators are the epitome of what punk rock is,raw and intense. To me,it summed up what I was feeling as a teen with their angst driven sound” Steve Zing / Danzig
Punk rock didn’t come to Topeka, Kansas until 1979, but when it did it hit like an atom bomb. Abuse took their cue from The Stooges and the New York Dolls and then blended that into a sound all their own.