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Who Are the Pioneers of Southern Californian Hardcore Punk?
If you're looking for a place to lay the blame on the cultivation of hardcore in the early '80s, then lay it smack dab down on the suburbs of Southern California.
From the humdrum tract housing of the Orange and Los Angeles counties came a punk roar that was utterly unique...
Circle Jerks Documentary: Keith Morris speaks!
When you're talking about the roots of hardcore punk, there's no band to point your finger at but the Circle Jerks. From their abrupt, snotty tunes to their iconic slam-dancing mascot, the L.A. band perfectly encapsulated the sound and image that would spread across the country and create …
Ceremony, ‘Rohnert Park’ — New Album
San Francisco hardcore/power-violence quintet Ceremony will release their third album, 'Rohnert Park,' on June 8. The record will be the follow-up to their 2008 disc 'Still Nothing Moves You.' The new album was named after a city in Sonoma County, Calif...
Former Danzig Drummer Chuck Biscuits Dies
Chuck Biscuits, best known as the drummer on the first four Danzig albums, succumbed to throat cancer on Oct. 24 at the age of 44. "In response to the inquiries, thank you for all the support," an anonymous family member wrote in an e-mail sent to fans early Oct...