Hardcore is a truly North American phenomenon.
Sure, Scandinavia, Japan, and Latin America have all left serious imprints on the genre.
But guess where the punk rock subgenre was invented? California. And straight edge? Washington D.C.
And then there's Boston, arguably the United States' capital ... More >>
Last night, Washington D.C. straight-edge stompers Coke Bust ripped open Churchill's Pub like a moody Norse God leveling some mountains out of ennui. And really, would you have expected any less with a band name like Coke Bust?
Straight edge is usually pretty serious business. So while not entir ... More >>
While hardcore has long been colonized by pampered yet meatheaded suburbanites, the original purveyors of NYC's first wave of punker-than-punk rock 'n' roll were actually meatheads from the unforgiving freak show that was pre-Giuliani New York.
Violent crime was rampant, public services were ser ... More >>
Shai Hulud do it for the kids.Relative to the universe, rock 'n' roll is a recent phenomenon.
Though the exact moment when the genre came into being is hard to pinpoint, the following is undeniable: It's genesis was a distinctly American occurence, which took place near the beginning of the 20t ... More >>
Photo by Kitty KaaosRaging punks at Chum Bucket's comp release back in Decemeber 2010.Who are Miami Chum Bucket and what are they doing in Allapattah?
They are house punks, skaters, workers, drifters, schoolies, and grads. They are dropouts, misfits, fuck-ups, uglies, and normals. They are play ... More >>
When you think about the second wave of New York City hardcore, there's Gorilla Biscuits, Youth of Today, Earth Crisis, and scene daddies Agnostic Front. You could casually dismiss Madball for its role in that classic era. And the way I see it, the reason is Madball frontman Freddy Cricien be ... More >>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/andreac84/ / CC BY 2.0Old man wearing Descendents "Everything Sucks" t shirt."It's been a few years now, we're going strong, we been through a lot of good and bad." - WarzoneThis list of the Top 20 classic hardcore punk songs is fuckin awesome cause it's full of good ... More >>
photo by Justin Namon, thepopnessparty.comTo read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here.I want to talk about the bike scene in South Florida again, because there have been some really good events lately. We just did open sprints two weeks ago at Keirin Cycles in Miami ... More >>