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 1988…Who let them out of the crazy house!
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 in SoCal was taking place all over the world simultaneously.
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 should check out his flicks from the 80s and 90s.
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 in the 80’s. Anyway, check out this blast from the
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 is that I did not pick up a camera, but
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 to undergo a transitional phase as the middle of the
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 different people what their favourite line up was, you would
My poor mom…looking back, once I hit 13, I became mommy’s little monster! I was not the only one, because the hardcore movement spread across Southern California like wild fire. So many kids went from being the apple of their parents’ eyes to little shits that they could no longer
Text and Photos via Quixotic Dreams. Written by Freddy Alva One of the more enduring motifs in the development of American hardcore is the oft-repeated description of this burgeoning youth subculture as being a predominantly white suburban dominated one. While this might have been true in certain quarters of the
Being a youngster in the 80’s punk scene was the shit, and it exposed me to all kinds of freaks. I remember looking up to some of the older punks because they had certain knowledge about life and the world that they could share with me. I knew some of
Two weeks ago, one of the raddest DIY punk and hardcore festivals took place all around the almighty Big Apple, called New York’s Alright. From what I can see, over the course of four days punks invaded Brooklyn and the L.E.S., where they were treated to some awesome music. What
Yesterday I watched the Dazed Digital documentary Soap & Stamps about the 80’s hardcore scene in the UK. For almost the entire film I had chills, because it was just so spot on and reminded me how special it was to grow up during this period. I’m not going to