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In the early 1980s, CBGB’s became the undisputed birthplace and home of East Coast hardcore. The owner of the club, Hilly Kristal, did a lot for underground music in general – but what really established the hardcore scene were the classic CBGB hardcore matinees. The late night shows were sometimes

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Is anyone else sick of glass-half-full people who insist on shoving the “it could be worse” logic down your throat every time you decide verbally state your displeasure? If you’re not, you fucking should be – people who think like that are the reason why we’re all paid peanuts at

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1984 was a fucking year to remember! One of my all-time favorite bands released three albums in one year, and played a crazy amount of gigs. I’m talking about BLACK FLAG, who were on fire during this era. The lineup of Rollins, Ginn, Roessler and Steveson did some stellar damage

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Writing this brings back so many memories, because I remember how important punk was to me when I was like 13-14. One thing I really loved is when I found a band that was made up of kids my age. So when I saw the Young and Useless 7 inch,

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1984 going into 1985 was an interesting time for me and the way I saw hardcore. I was starting to get into reggae heavily, as well as post-punk. During this time, I was still an avid reader of MMR – my favorite sections were their international coverage. One band from

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Check out this 28 minute documentary called LIVE FAST DIE: GG ALLIN. I don’t know what it is about this film, but I dig it because it’s pretty honest. GG ALLIN was some on shit that I can’t always understand…Enough of me talking, peep LIVE FAST DIE: GG ALLIN and

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