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Hugo Filipe Lopes

Ever since I can remember I've been into the punk and metal universe. And writing. So why the well wouldn't I put the two of them together?

Death RockMusic

It doesn’t matter how many punk, post-punk, proto-punk or bands in any other sub-genre come up, because in the end a lot of them sound the same and bring nothing new to the table. And I agree that in the last few years there has been a flood of Spanish-singing

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It doesn’t matter that you’re an agnostic or a believer of the band because Agnostic Front aren’t the type of guys that care about that. Particularly Roger Miret, who makes no apologies for who he was, even if he no longer abides by the same code as he did while

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What the hell happened to all the punk bands that were around? I mean true punk bands, the kind that stirred up shit? When there was no internet around, everyone had a goddamn band and suddenly they all vanished and nowadays everything is post-something: post-hardcore, post-metal or post-punk, but you

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Muro and guys from the Rat Trap collective were robbed in Gothenburg and all their bags, passports, instruments, papers and tour cash was gone. These guys worked hard to be able to do the tour, rehearsing at dawn before going to work and saving every penny in order to be able

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Now that I have your attention, it’s not completely true that emo isn’t for wimps, because for the last 10 years or so, emo kinda has been for wimps. At least, since all those bad MTV type bands with kids wearing their hair like Justin Bieber and wearing glasses like

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It’s getting to be ridiculous the number of punk bands that don’t sing in English anymore and that’s great. I guess most people stopped trying to sound like Brit-punk or American hardcore and started doing their own things. It’s good that this happens, and if on one hand, the internet

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