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80s HardcoreArtPhotography

When I look at old photos of the punk scene, a really good feeling comes over me. Maybe because I know I’m looking at my roots – the people that helped make me who I am. One of my regrets is that I did not pick up a camera, but

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This Article Was Written by Freddy Alva & Formatted by No Echo Photo: Stijn Marcoen [Editor’s note: This exclusive piece is a follow-up to The Hispanic Impact on the Early New York Hardcore Scene.] The hardcore scene in NYC started to undergo a transitional phase as the middle of the

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80s HardcoreFilmMusic Videos

If I had to pick one California band from the 80′s that influenced me the most, it would have to be BLACK FLAG. Every time I saw them, I was left with a feeling of amazement. If you asked ten different people what their favourite line up was, you would

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80s HardcorePhotography

My poor mom…looking back, once I hit 13, I became mommy’s little monster! I was not the only one, because the hardcore movement spread across Southern California like wild fire. So many kids went from being the apple of their parents’ eyes to little shits that they could no longer

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Text and Photos via Quixotic Dreams. Written by Freddy Alva One of the more enduring motifs in the development of American hardcore is the oft-repeated description of this burgeoning youth subculture as being a predominantly white suburban dominated one. While this might have been true in certain quarters of the

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Being a youngster in the 80’s punk scene was the shit, and it exposed me to all kinds of freaks. I remember looking up to some of the older punks because they had certain knowledge about life and the world that they could share with me. I knew some of

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