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What’s known as the New York style of Hardcore gets all the attention (and glory) these days, but there were other influences percolating in the Big Apple during the early 1980s; a prominent one being the raw, politically-charged Discharge sound and look that influenced many a young punker. Case in

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wilding incident
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THE WILDING INCIDENT- NYHC WOLFPACK The Wilding Incident are a NYHC supergroup: featuring members that have done time in such noted outfits as Maximum Penalty, Crown Of Thornz, Life’s Blood, Mental Abuse to name a few. On the eve of their debut Ep Prey for the Wolfpack dropping; I spoke to guitarist Sacha Jenkins about

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80s HardcoreCvltureDocumentariesFeaturedFilmHardcoreHistoryMusic

The New Breed Documentary chronicles a tape compilation released in 1989. This compilation featured some of the leading lights in the late 1980’s New York Hardcore scene such as Absolution, Life’s Blood, Raw Deal/Killing Time, Outburst and others. The documentary is centered around band members, fanzine editors, record label heads

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In the late 1980’s, I was fortunate enough to be record trading pen pals with the guitarist (Tomas) of HC band Ultimo Gobierno, who hailed from Burgos, a city in northern Spain. He was a fanatic for NYHC records and in exchange he would send me dozens of righteous platters from

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Death RockFeaturedPost-Punk

By Freddy Alva La trayectoria del Post-Punk inglés de finales de los años 70 y al principios de los años 80 abarcó una amplia gama de influencias en todo el mundo, haciendo una parada inverosímil e influyente en Lima, Perú. Discos importados de Joy Division, The Cure, Siouxsie & The

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CvltureFeaturedHistoryPost-Punk

By Freddy Alva The trajectory of England’s late ’70s/early ’80s post-punk sounds cut a wide swath of influence worldwide, making an unlikely and influential stop in Lima, Peru. Imported LPs by Joy Division, The Cure, Siouxsie & The Banshees plus tons of other like-minded outfits were quickly dubbed and disseminated among music-obsessed

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