Social Unrest in the 80’s New York Hardcore Scene

1986: The Regis Philibin Morning Show turned its cameras on the hardcore punk phenomena. The spotlight

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Cease – Humanity
Review-Full Stream-Footage-Tour Dates

Metallic hardcore has been beaten to death, with countless bands taking their own spin on the

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CVLT Nation Interviews: DEATH ENGINE

Death Engine is a noise/hardcore-ish band from Lorient, France, and their latest release is on Throatruiner

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CVLT Nation Streaming:
LEUCROTA “Swell”

I write this with a smile on my face, because you are about to be turned

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White Wards “Cigarette Burns”
Review-Full Stream-Footage

Since I started contributing to to CVLT Nation, I have had the opportunity to not only

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CVLT Nation Streaming: Haapoja and Dephosphorus Collaboration LP +Review

Collaborative works can either be a complete misfire or work against all odds, despite the stylistic

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This Is Hardcore 2014…
Full Set Battle Royal
NAILS vs. FULL OF HELL

I feel like destroying everything around me right now, so I thought CVLT Nation would share with you the caustic and intense full set from the NAILS This Is Hardcore 2014 performance! I decided to make this more interesting by adding FULL OF HELL’s blistering set from This Is Hardcore 2014

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Hold it Together… Dress Code S/T Review

Dress Code deserves much respect, because instead of trying to reinvent the wheel, they have chosen to utilize the current wheel to roll over and destroy everything in their path.

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CVLT Nation Streaming: WOUNDED TONGUE
“Our Children’s Throats”

Wounded Tongue come out of the gates swinging with their new EP Our Children’s Throats. After the blistering blast of staccato riff dissonance, this South Carolina quartet switches up their repertoire quickly.

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2014 Music Explosion – Top 50 Records of the Year!

These were my favorite recordings that were released in 2014. Listed in reverse alphabetical order covering

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Cave State Review-Footage-Stream

The shape of power violence has changed drastically since its earliest incarnations; however, some things still remain the same. For example: short songs, shows in small venues, distorted bass tones, the drummer being the best member of the band, and of course, blast beats and heavy breakdowns.

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Fuck-Ushima – First Come, First Served Review + Full Stream

Fuck-Ushima closed 2014 with their third release, the nine-track album First Come, First Served, and it is quite an interesting release for sure. Following last year’s Selfbeated and 2012’s Reel 1, this Finnish five-piece plays music of no discernible style, gravitating from hardcore to sludge to grindcore with a fervor that ranges from fluid to clumsy.

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