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Deathrock has become a buzzword – I doubt this is news to anyone with an internet connection. Go on Bandcamp’s “deathrock” tag and you’ll see a strange assortment of Sisters Of Mercy wannabes, horrendous goth metal, industrial/dance goth, and even bad college town twee bands who also tag themselves as

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Usually when we would leave a show in the 80’s, there would always be people standing outside handing you flyers to the next show, something that’s lasted through the decades. One way to make sure people did not throw them away was by having killer art on them. Not only did many illustrators

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Hot damn, this is just fucking AWESOME! A 1983 full set of Minor Threat straight wrecking shop @ the 9:30. They were one band I never got to see because my mom would always put me on punishment whenever they came to town. I still have regrets of going to see the

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Who were the most un-PC band around when I was growing up? At the top of my list is the MEATMEN! I don’t remember them playing in SoCal during the 80’s, but I do remember me and my homies loved their first album. We were also huge fans of their merch and would roam around

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Being  a punk in SoCal during the early 80’s was not an easy thing to do or be, but compared to other parts of the world, we had it pretty good! I’m just saying – yeah, some of us came from fucked up hoods with mad gangs, but places like Yugoslavia

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America’s Hardcore was an 80’s hardcore band that in their short lifetime made a major impact! They were more than a band to me – they were people I looked up to, especially Drew Bernstein, who later became not only one of my best friends, but also was my legal

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