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80s HardcoreCvltureHistoryMusic

What you are about to hear is a very special interview with Drew Carolan, the creator of the unreal book that came out this year called MATINEE All Ages on the Bowery (pick up a copy HERE). To say that this book captured 80’s hardcore history would be an understatement!

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ArtCvltureFeaturedHistoryPhotography

I’m not going to pretend like I don’t like Christmas…mostly for the getting boozy with friends and family part and then eating a ton of food I would otherwise avoid all year. But the way I celebrate this holiday is on the far, austere end of the spectrum of cheesiness

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CvltureHistoryMusicPost-Punk

Via post-punk.com   Before post-punk and Goth in the early days of Punk, British film director, DJ and musician Don Letts pretty much ran the scene at The Roxy in London, spinning primarily reggae and ska music to patrons of all colours. with some of the white boys in the scene calling themselves skin and

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80s HardcoreArtCvltureFeaturedHistoryMusicPhotography

 The Boston-based xXx Fanzine was not only important to the east coast – it was important to the whole national 80’s hardcore scene. It’s an honor to have this historic feature on CVLT Nation. Check out what editor Mike Gitter had to say about some of his favorite photos in his

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BizarreCvltureFeaturedHistory

America’s bogeyman is dead. Charles Milles Maddox, better known to the world as Charlie Manson, died as he lived most of his 83 years of life: behind the walls of a prison cell. He didn’t die of divine retribution, he didn’t die paying a karmic debt; instead he died like

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ArtCvltureHistoryIllustration

Modern warfare is a tool of the elite, and one of their most masterful PR campaigns. They have convinced huge swathes of society that it encompasses the most noble of all human actions and emotions, and is something to revere and respect. All the while, it reduces humanity to our

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