Damaged is the blueprint for hardcore punk. This is a collection of some of the most quick, hard and brutal songs ever put together on one album. Rollins would eventually slow down and actually "sing" on susbsequent albums, but the songs here on Damaged are totally uncompromising. One spin of "Police Story" or "Damaged" would wake up even a corpse. If you like hardcore punk and don't own this album, drop everything immediately and purchase it. Then smack yourself in the head ten times for not having it up until now.