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Metallica’s James Hetfield Embraces Straight Edge Symbol
Long-defunct hardcore band Bold proclaimed 'Nailed to the X' as a battle cry for the youth of today to embrace clean living. In honor of his hard fought battle from staring down the neck of a bottle to sobriety -- hey, they weren't called Alcoholica for nothing -- Metallica singer/gui…
Powerpoint: Putting the ‘Core’ in Corporation
Hardcore has had some interesting offshoot sub-genres over the years. Everything from Krishna consciousness (Shelter, 108) to straight edge (Bold, Trial), has been represented by small armies of bands throughout the years. That brings us to Powerpoint™. For ...
Darkthrone, ‘Circle the Wagons’ — New Album
Black metal veterans Darkthrone have a new album lying in wait -- and what better way to preview the album and tease the die-hards than to set up a mini-website for the forthcoming 'Circle the Wagons'? The site includes all the expected modern fancies like wallpapers, web banners, gallerie…
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…