80s Hardcore

CVLT Nation Interviews
Robert Williams of SIEGE

Gifford Stylus Interviews Robert Williams 1984 – Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA – A quaint herring-run lined square in a suburban mill town outside Boston first had its peace disturbed by a new, deafening degree of dissonance blasting from a church cellar

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CVLT Nation Streaming + Review: BLACK JESUS

Spitting and swaying as it lurches from your speakers, Everything Black, Everything Dead, the debut album by Australians Black Jesus, is steeped in cheap beer and arrives throwing punches. As soon as you hit play, Black Jesus ensure you’re covered in their

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Banned In D.C.
Young Bad Brains.vs.
Skating Minor Threat

As a youngster, two frontmen stuck out to me, one being HR of the Bad Brains and the other Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat. I never got to see either of them live during the 80’s because I was a

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Getting Damaged…A Story About the Black Bars

As a kid and burgeoning adolescent I spent almost every weekend for a period of years longer than I’m willing to admit at the local shopping centre. When you start to measure the passage of time by shopping mall additions

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War Hero

I’d heard word that they put on punk shows at a few different places around town. This news blindsided me because I didn’t think anything worth mentioning ever went down in my boring little slice of suburbia. Punk was something

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So So Brutal! Free Download:
DEPRESSOR’s War Whores + 4 //
Some Hit Back

Straight up, 90’s DEPRESSOR rock my motherfucking world! Every release I have from them is a classic, because they created music without boundaries. DEPRESSOR always had messages in their music I could relate to, and they still ring true today!

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Am I Demon…DANZIG – VHS
Now Showing!

For many different reasons, the first DANZIG album is my favorite of their work. If you are a fan of this band, then DANZIG – VHS is a must-see for you. This film captures the band on stage and behind

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Belligerent Hardcore
Ivy: Demo CS Review + Download

New York punk band Ivy rip through seven songs in just under ten minutes on this demo cassette of messy, belligerent hardcore. These songs are rough, sloppily recorded, for the most part indecipherable and catchy as hell. The vocals for

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Condensed Flesh…
Rare VOID Footage!
1983 Full Set Now Showing!

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

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