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To round off our 5th Anniversary week, CVLT Nation is proud to present the tenth covers compilation of the The CVLT Nation Sessions with DEAD KENNEDYS Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables. Fifteen bands perpetrate a brutal hardcore assault on this 80s classic, featuring covers by Haarm, Plagues, Hive, Guilty Parents,

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If had to pick one video from the 80’s that summed up what it was like slam dancing in LA. at a punk show, it would have to be Youth Brigade’s Violence. This visual is a total snapshot of an era and how kids expressed themselves through tribalism and dance.

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Rejoice now, the wait is over! It was not my intent for there to be such a vast lapse of time in between these segments, but so it goes. I pray none of you has wasted away, decaying at your desk, waiting impatiently over the past six months for this to

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I’m pretty sure the year was 1984 and something strange was in the air in the California punk scene, especially in the Bay Area. Before this year, Hardcore Punx in SoCal and NorCal had no love at all for Hair Metal because we considered them straight poser scum. Then the

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GAG’ s America’s Greatest Hits that is out now on Iron Lung Records is the fucking BOMB (just read our review HERE!). The band have just put out a visual for “Pretty Boy” directed by Ian Shelton and it’s pretty cool – it definitely shows their sense of humour. Next time GAG plays Seattle

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From my point of view, Crass is one of, if not the most, important bands to come out of the punk scene, and they have influenced culture way beyond just punk. Actually, they were a movement unto themselves, and the effect of this band is still being felt today. Personally speaking, this

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