80s Hardcore

An NEW Interview with UK gloom punk band The Mob!
by Oliver Sheppard

For fans of dark punk music, The Mob need no introduction. During their initial run from 1977 to 1984 they released a string of influential EPs, worked with Crass, and left a legacy of heartfelt, if apocalyptic, punk rock, most

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CVLT Nation Salutes
MAD MARC RUDE

One of the coolest things about growing up in early 80’s punk secene was collecting flyers. The promoters of shows back then went out of their way to make sure the handbills were sick, because how they looked could make

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Fuck Authority 1984!
TOXIC REASON//BLACK FLAG//
CODE OF HONOR//M.D.C
Target Video Now Showing!

The years were 1983 & 1984, and San Francisco’s Target Video documented the hardcore punk scene like no one else. It tripped me out while watching these videos – I realized that a corporate giant totally bit the name and

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House Of The Beating Hell
SALVATION
Review + Stream

I know certain labels will never let me down when it comes to releasing music that keeps my finger on the repeat button. YOUTH ATTACK is one of those fucking labels, and their new SALVATION EP House Of The Beating

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Kill The Poor…
Dead Kennedys 1982 Full Gig
Download + Stream

Do the almighty Dead Kennedys get their just due respect? Sometimes I’m not sure they do. In the 80’s, I saw this band wreck so many stages I will never forget! Jello was one of the sickest frontmen during the

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Lost 80’s…
Southern California Punk
Documentary Now Showing!

In 1981, Frans Bromet of the Dutch television VPRO TV created an interesting documentary about the Southern California punk scene. What I dig about this film is that the filmmaker actually took the time to speak to the kids of

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PART 1: England’s Ultimate Cult Deathrock Band

by Oliver Sheppard It was at my apartment in Austin, Texas, in 2010 that I opened my package from London: Inside were six CD-Rs and a letter from Mark Ferelli, founder, guitarist, songwriter, and (at one point) vocalist for gloomy

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Killer Band!
ANCIENT FILTH Review + More

Review Source Profane Existence Written by Jason S This is the first seven inch from ANCIENT FILTH, a brand new unit from Boston, Mass. There’s some brilliant new hardcore pressed into the grooves of this piece of wax. Start to

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Youth Brigade & It’s Casual
Ticket Giveaway

This Friday, March 2nd, Youth Brigade and It’s Casual are invading the L.A. area! If you are in the vicinity of Reseda, CA, and can make it over to Webers Palace, you can enter for a chance to win a

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In Effect 91′
New York Hardcore
Documentary Now Showing!

1980s SoCal hardcore kids had it pretty good. Yeah, we had to battle the cops at almost every gig, but we didn’t have to do battle with the city itself. For hardcore kids in New York City, it was a

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