hardcore

Where Are They Now? Kevin Crowley of The Abused and NYHC Artist
At this point in time, the American hardcore punk scene of the early '80s is finally being recognized as one of the most important cultural explosions of the past few decades. The music by such bands as Black Flag, Negative Approach, Minor Threat and Agnostic Front not only charged up kids around th…
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...
Top 10 New York Hardcore Albums
Back in the early '80s, when what we know now as hardcore music began, no one would have ever expected it to be flourishing the way it is today, decades later. These days, it's not that out of the ordinary to see hardcore bands selling out 1,000 seat theaters, and playing alongside black a…