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The most politically influential band of the first wave of punk rock bands, as the second wave began, they stopped playing since they promised themselfs to stop in 1984. Crass was against government, organized religion, and all that good stuff, they pointed out problems in the punk scene itself, with their song Punk is Dead. Their most remembered song today is probably Banned From the Roxy
Without crass, anarchy wouldnt be a popular movent today, and you couldnt buy anarchy wristbands from the counter-revolutionaries (hot topic) while paying tax for them, which is the biggest condradiction of brainless mtv generation kids wearing the anarchy symbol, which most of them think means chaos and disorder, the misconception started by counter-revolutionaries themselfs, to make people sub-conciously believe that anarchy will result in chaos, and not work.
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A stupid person; it refers to the lack of surface area on an individual's brain. The general thought is that the more surface area (wrinkles, creases, etc.) a brain has, the smarter the person is. Conversely, a person with a smooth brain (no wrinkles) has less surface area and would therefore be stupid.
That fucking smooth brain put his shirt on backwards again...

That smooth brain is dumber than a pile of shit.
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having such grossness of mind
God, Ryn you're so fukin' crass
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An adjective used to describe a person or thing which is blunt, vulgar or thoughtless.
It is commonly pronounced "krass", rhyming with "mass".
Pharmacy Student 1: "This gel is strange, it looks a bit like..."
Pharmacy Student 2: "Like snot!"
Professor:(sarcastically) "I'm glad I get to teach such crass students"
by Ciphs October 16, 2007
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An anarchist punk band, formed in 1977 in England, whose most famous member was vocalist Steve Ignorant. They took their name from the David Bowie song, "Ziggy Stardust."

Their political beliefs can be best described as libertarian socialist or anarchist, themes that were extremely frequent in their lyrics. The members of Crass were also vehement opponents of war and supported peace, which is seen in a considerable amount of the band's graffiti.

Other frequent issues in their lyrics were, including but not limited to: criticizing organized religion, feminism, and anti-consumerism.

Crass' original label refused to include the controversial track, "Reality Asylum," on their debut album, entitled The Feeding of the 5000. Although the label released the album without this track and replaced it with two minutes of silence, Crass later re-released the album on their own label (Crass Records) and included the track.

Virtually no live footage of Crass exists. They refused to use any stage lighting besides 40-watt household bulbs. In one story, a camera man asked the band if they would use 60-watt bulbs instead, so that he could film him. The band refused.

Crass disbanded in 1984, after releasing their fifth and final album. Today, many punk bands attempt to duplicate the ideals of Crass, mainly in their political views, but none have succeeded, and it is very unlikely that any band ever will.
Crass is arguably the greatest punk band to ever exist.
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showing no intelligence or sensitivity
"Whats 2+2"
"Its 44"
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a good old punk band
crass is a good band not a shitty one like all you other people say
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