An offshoot of the punk movement that did not partake in drugs and drinking, instead wanting to use their full capacities to listen and enjoy music.
"No one said you had to be a certain way. It's not a rule, and no one said, 'If you drink we'll never talk to you.' It was an idea with a lot of energetic kids who backed it. A lot of people did drugs becasue they had nothing to do. Here you could play guitar, go to shows. Even when you were under 18 you could go to shows. Even when you were under 18 you could go to shows. And we used to put X's on our hands because that was the symbol of being underage."
Tina and Vivien Greene, Banned In DC