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MTV has pretty much sucked corporate balls since it started. That being said, from around 1985 to the mid 90’s, you just might find a couple of shows that were not pure visual vomit! When the Hardcore scene was fading away in L.A., the station decided to do show called MTV

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Last Thursday, I got the chance to have an awesome conversation with Harley Flanagan, one of the founding members of NYC’s CRO-MAGS. In my book, he has not gotten his just due, and with this interview he set the record straight on many topics. His new album entitled CRO-MAGS is all fucking

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Label: Dischord Records Growing up in an era that pre-dated the internet meant that sometimes the closest we could get to seeing bands were washed out xerox photos. Me and all my homies had mad love for the DC scene – it didn’t make a difference that it was 3000 miles

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Way before there was ever the term “street punk,” there was G.B.H., and they fucking rocked!!! I get chills thinking about the first time I saw them at the Santa Monica Civic with SS Decontrol in 1983. I went to the show early, hung out with both bands and had

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Looking around today, I see so much that I can’t get down with. So I decided to look back into the past and put together another in the Portraits of… series – this one’s Berlin Punk Culture From The ’80s! Looking at these photos gives me hope, in the sense that

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So, this feature about three of my favorite things from Boston: insanely sick bands, The Boiler Room and the always on-point photography of Angela Owens. Last Saturday, it all fucking went down at the Boiler Room, with caustic, in your face performances by SAVAGEHEADS, SUNSHINE WARD, LEATHER DADDY and SADIST captured

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