I grew up at a time when the internet didn’t exist, but we did have MRR with its scene reports that turned me on to so many bands from around the world! One reason I enjoy doing these Portraits of 80’s Punk Culture is because all we had back in the
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
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 –
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
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
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.