80s Hardcore

Portraits of…
Boston Punk Culture From The 80′s

The two east coast cities that had the biggest impact on Hardcore in the 80’s were D.C. and Boston (Sorry NYC). The bands coming out of these places resonated with me and all of my homies. We did not get

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Abysmal Lord
Storms of Unholy Black Mass
Review + Footage

Dipping into the review bag for the next promo brings forth Hell’s Headbangers Records’ Abysmal Lord and their 12” MLP, Storms of Unholy Black Mass. Anyone familiar with HHR, will find Abysmal Lord quite fitting for the label, as Storms

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A Very In-Depth Look At
RUDIMENTARY PENI

via The Run Out written by John Gentile You will never understand everything in the Rudimentary Peni discography. You could spend a lifetime examining and evaluating the shards in the band’s work, feeling like you are getting closer to a

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Totally Mental!
1988 DISORDER Live in Yugoslavia
Now Showing!

The original noize nutters, the original noize merchants, the original basket cases – DISORDER were all of these things. This Bristol, UK hardcore band were on some next shit for sure. Check out them wrecking havoc live in Yugoslavia in

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Portraits of…
French Punk Culture From The 80′s

All Photos via Raya 80’s The kids will be united and the kids will rebel! This was just the case with what happen with punk in the 80’s. Early on, because of MRR I knew that what was taking place

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Portraits of…
English Punk Culture From
The 80′s & 90′s

We received a really cool email from the UK this morning from Andrew Bannerman Bayles, who happens to be an unreal photographer. He said he checked out some of our past photo essays about the punk scene and said we

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1984 Next Level Radness!
Beastie Boys vs. Butthole Surfers
On Public Access T.V.

This video makes me happy on so many levels!!! The weirdest band I ever saw in the 80’s were the Butthole Surfers. For me, the Beastie Boys were the gateway band that made me start listening to Hip Hop again

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Portraits of…
North American Punk Culture
From The 80′s & 90’s

When I look at old photos of the punk scene, a really good feeling comes over me. Maybe because I know I’m looking at my roots – the people that helped make me who I am. One of my regrets

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The Hispanic Impact on the
Early New York Hardcore Scene
Pt. 2!!! by Freddy Alva

This Article Was Written by Freddy Alva & Formatted by No Echo Photo: Stijn Marcoen [Editor’s note: This exclusive piece is a follow-up to The Hispanic Impact on the Early New York Hardcore Scene.] The hardcore scene in NYC started

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Amazing Red HOT!
BLACK FLAG: Live In The UK, 1984
Full Set Now Showing!

If I had to pick one California band from the 80′s that influenced me the most, it would have to be BLACK FLAG. Every time I saw them, I was left with a feeling of amazement. If you asked ten

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