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by DARIEN CAVANAUGH via Defiant When alt-right poster boy Richard Spencer’s face ended up on the receiving end of the punch memed around the world on Inauguration Day, it raised questions among liberals and leftists about the role of violence in politics. The debate quickly intensified following reports that an

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We all have events we look forward to. Birthdays, anniversaries and holidays are all temporal cushions that ease the annoyance of our day-by-day tedium. For those fortunate enough to not be tied to Christmas’s hypocritical thrall, Halloween usually is the holiday to enjoy. For the last five years, that weekend

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A period longer than ten moons has passed since I last served up one of my juicy feasts of these forgotten treats. 2016 was a year spent in the deepest recesses of darkness (one could call me a pathetic fool, trapped inside my skull), and although 2017 is shaping up

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1990. A friend gave me a bunch of dubbed cassettes as part of my introduction to punk rock. One cassette had no band name written on it. Simply four black bars. Putting that cassette on was the second of four times in my life where I remember exactly where I

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As a youth, my homies and I were running wild in the streets of Hollywood. Some nights, there were fights – Suicidal Boys vs. L.A.D.S.; or our clothes were covered in puke, because we could not hold our liquor. We would leave shows most nights with the L.A.P.D. herding us

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Ohyda is a dark hardcore punk band from Lublin, Poland, featuring ex-members of Alert! Alert!. Having formed in early 2015 shortly after the previous band’s end, they played their first gig on May 1st of that year. Inspired by music like Siekiera, Tragiedia, and Atak, Ohyda brings psychedelic and postpunk

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