Hüsker Dü was an American rock band formed in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in 1979. The members of Hüsker Dü first performed together when Grant Hart, Bob Mould, Greg Norton, and keyboardist Charlie Pine began playing in 1979 in a band called Buddy and the Returnables. Husker Du phrase meaning "do you remember?" in Danish and Norwegian. The name stuck, and they added heavy metal umlauts to it. Mould said that they liked the somewhat mysterious qualities of the name and that it set them apart from other hardcore punk groups with names like "Social Red Youth Dynasty Brigade Distortion. Genres - Alternative rock, hardcore punk, post-hardcore, noise rock. Associated acts - Sugar, Nova Mob.