MDC performing live in Bar & Boos, Leiden, 6 May 2006. Left to right: Dave Dictor and Ron Posner. Dejan 'Poda' Podobnik (drummer) not visible behind Ron Posner.
|Origin||Austin, Texas, USA|
|Years active||1979–1995, 2000–present|
|Labels||R Radical Records, Crass, Boner Records, New Red Archives, Sudden Death, Tank Crimes|
|Associated acts||Big Boys, Dead Kennedys, The Dicks, Patareni, Leftover Crack, Pig Champion, Operation Ivy, Rancid|
Brady Green Erik Mischo
MDC are an anarcho-punk and hardcore punk band that started in Austin, Texas in 1979. They helped make hardcore punk popular in Austin, but in 1982 they moved to San Francisco, California, where they continued to become popular in the hardcore punk community. In 1993 the band stopped playing music, but they began again in 2000 and still play music today.
The name MDC is an abbreviation and has meant many things. The band changes what it means a lot. It has meant "Millions of Dead Cops", "More Dead Cops", "Millions of Dead Children", "Multi Death Corporations", "Millions of Damn Christians", "Missile Destroyed Civilization" and "Magnus Dominus Corpus".