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After thirty years, Boston area punk band The Proletariat has returned to play several dates celebrating the recent reissue of their landmark 1983 Soma Holiday LP on Ss Records. Although the album was released at the height of the original US hardcore movement, it did not hew to the conventions

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Haram’s debut EP What Do You See? is out now on Toxic State Records and it’s even angrier and grittier than their demo! Punk is very much alive in New York City right now, especially for those being profiled by the police since the NYC bombings occurred over the past weekend. Islamophobia is

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A couple of months ago, I got the chance to see one one of the most powerful punk bands to do it this decade, and they go by the name of G.L.O.S.S.! Their performance and energy totally blew my mind – I left that show with a HUGE smile on

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I grew up at a time when the internet didn’t exist, but we did have MRR with its scene reports that turned me on to so many bands from around the world! One reason I enjoy doing these Portraits of 80’s Punk Culture is because all we had back in the

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The next chapter of infamous Portland Discharge enthusiasts, Dödläge, just dropped a smouldering pile of nihilistic, fast-as-fuck hardcore. Sixteen pissed and political songs clocking in at just under twenty-five minutes give you satisfaction the way hardcore was meant to be: short and to the point. While some tracks hastily cling to the

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Recently I have been going back to my hardcore roots. Maybe it’s because Vancouver has hosted some of the sickest hardcore shows I have seen in a long time. I do know that there are so many bands worldwide that get me excited about this genre. Hardcore kids never died –

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