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80s Hardcore

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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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How about some hardcore? I will always and forever be a fan of this genre because of the energy factor alone. Plus there are so many good bands worldwide it’s almost hard to keep up with. Today I want to share with you two awesome full sets from GAG & GLUE…Once

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Pinched from Dazed & Confused Although New York and London remain at the epicentre of the original punk movement, the emigration of the genre’s anti-establishment spirit to Japan gave Tokyo youth an outlet to rage against the severe economic challenges of the mid-1970s. And while the memory of this short-lived punk scene

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ODIO (Italian for “hatred”) are a Japanese-styled noisy hardcore/punk/d-beat/crust band hailing from Oakland (duh) CA, and featuring members of such bands as Holy, Korrosive, Tørsö, etc., and Un Mondo Libero Dall’Uomo (again Italian for “a world free from man”) is their debut EP released on 7″ vinyl by Nightrider Records.

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Former NAUSEA member John John Jesse’s  paintings are like punk pinups. He takes the classic pinup sexiness and throws in studs, drugs and blood, and the result is amazing. There is so much to absorb in each painting; each stroke of his brush brings texture leaping off the canvas. His subjects are lovingly

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I remember when New York was a dirty, gritty place where sleazy freaks were a part of the fabric of the community. Without this era, contemporary art as we know it would it would not exist. In 1979, four black punks from Washington, D.C. called the Bad Brains travelled to

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