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80s Hardcore

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The next chapter of infamous Portland Discharge enthusiasts, Dödläge, just dropped a smouldering pile of nihilistic, fast-as-fuck hardcore. Sixteen pissed and political songs clocking in at just under twenty-five minutes give you satisfaction the way hardcore was meant to be: short and to the point. While some tracks hastily cling to the

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Recently I have been going back to my hardcore roots. Maybe it’s because Vancouver has hosted some of the sickest hardcore shows I have seen in a long time. I do know that there are so many bands worldwide that get me excited about this genre. Hardcore kids never died –

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How about some hardcore? I will always and forever be a fan of this genre because of the energy factor alone. Plus there are so many good bands worldwide it’s almost hard to keep up with. Today I want to share with you two awesome full sets from GAG & GLUE…Once

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Pinched from Dazed & Confused Although New York and London remain at the epicentre of the original punk movement, the emigration of the genre’s anti-establishment spirit to Japan gave Tokyo youth an outlet to rage against the severe economic challenges of the mid-1970s. And while the memory of this short-lived punk scene

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ODIO (Italian for “hatred”) are a Japanese-styled noisy hardcore/punk/d-beat/crust band hailing from Oakland (duh) CA, and featuring members of such bands as Holy, Korrosive, Tørsö, etc., and Un Mondo Libero Dall’Uomo (again Italian for “a world free from man”) is their debut EP released on 7″ vinyl by Nightrider Records.

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Former NAUSEA member John John Jesse’s  paintings are like punk pinups. He takes the classic pinup sexiness and throws in studs, drugs and blood, and the result is amazing. There is so much to absorb in each painting; each stroke of his brush brings texture leaping off the canvas. His subjects are lovingly

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I remember when New York was a dirty, gritty place where sleazy freaks were a part of the fabric of the community. Without this era, contemporary art as we know it would it would not exist. In 1979, four black punks from Washington, D.C. called the Bad Brains travelled to

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Am I a Fugazi Fan? Yes! Am I a Shoegaze Fan? Yes! Am I a fan of the new comp called Steady Gaze of Nothing – A Reverence to Fugazi? Hell Yes! So peep this – the Brazilian label The Blog That Celebrates Itself Records are the curators of the comp

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The L.A. Punk scene during the 70’s was very fucking important on so many levels, because out of this cesspool of freaks, Hardcore was born. This was before the music got real fast and us young kids invaded the scene with our outlook on life! The L.A. scene was full of art

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ABC No Rio’s Beloved Hardcore Scene Transcends Its Physical Space By JUDY BERMAN On a humid Saturday in early June, the graffiti-covered backyard of 156 Rivington on the Lower East Side teemed with punks. A charcoal grill flamed, an anarchist center tabled, and a crowd in torn T-shirts clustered around broken chairs

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Here we go again with your favorite load of heavy shit coming out of Italy. It’s been a while since the last “Italy is Burning” chapter dropped, and in the meantime, the beloved homeland hasn’t ceased vomiting out some real quality fucking underground grime to torture your ears with, so

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I saw a lot of things this past weekend in LA: people shitting in crowded intersections, the alarming effects of gentrification, dudes camped out on freeway exits, and of course, the revival of Sound and Fury. For those who don’t know, Sound and Fury was the pinnacle of west coast

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