Articles tagged hardcore punk

Okkultokrati: Raspberry Dawn

Oslo-based unit takes us down to the dungeon where the jams are dank and the torture is pretty.

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Slaves - “Consume Or Be Consumed” ft. Mike D (Singles Going Steady)

Hot tracks about consumerism are wicked cool.

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19 Oct 2016 // 2:15 AM

Oathbreaker: Rheia

Oathbreaker's third album is wonderful in terms of contrasting black metal fury with quieter moments, but the songwriting lags behind the atmosphere.

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18 Oct 2016 // 10:00 AM

Mike Watt - “Big Train” (audio) (premiere)

Legendary punk rocker Mike Watt returns with a crackling new live album, "ring spiel" tour '95, in November.

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Brant Bjork and the Low Desert Punk Band - “Luvin’” (video) (premiere)

Brant Bjork's latest, Tao of the Devil is a more focused, more song-oriented approach than its predecessor, Black Flower Power. It's a record equal to the man's reputation and "Luvin'" is proof positive.

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‘Animal Rights’: Moby’s Attempt to Agitate Everyone Who Refused to Listen

Moby the artist -- and electronic music as a whole -- could not and would not be contained by fans' status-quo-worshipping conservatism.

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Descendents: Hypercaffium Spazzinate

The Descendents today sound a lot like the Descendents you've always known, but this album is hardly a self-conscious clinging to past success. Instead, it's the sound of four guys with a deep bond, making music on their own terms.

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The Melvins: Basses Loaded

With nutty titles, booming guitars, and an ex-Nirvana member playing the accordion, Basses Loaded is just business as usual for the Melvins, who continue to deliver.

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Venomous Concept: Kick Me Silly: VCIII

Grindy little supergroup bringing together members of Napalm Death, Brutal Truth, etc. gives the people what they want with 20 tracks of whack.

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Coliseum: Anxiety’s Kiss

This is hard rock music in 2015 at its most fun, relevant, and genre-crossing.

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Is ‘Gimme Indie Rock’ Another One of Those Essential Guidebooks?

At its best, Gimme Indie Rock shows enough joy to remind its readers why books like these are made in the first place.

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Pissed Jeans: Shallow (Reissue)

The 2005 debut by this Philadelphia noise-punk band sounds right at home in the fall of 2014.

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More Than Music: How Going Underground Kept Punk From “Breaking” in 1991

From pivotal, iconic venues in New York and California and the ubiquity of the house show, to the dramatic, intentional divorce from the highly lucrative hardcore/metal crossover scene, 1991 saw numerous DIY punk rock groups reinterpret a 14-year-old subculture with new and urgent relevance.

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Keeping Faith in Fury: The Remastered Tracks of HarDCore Legends the Faith

Replete with the murky, layered, and twin-powered hypnotic guitar crunch of Michael Hampton and Eddie Janney, the Faith's remastered Subject to Change tracks amount to high-marks in East Coast underground music history.

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Hüsker Dü: The Story of the Noise-Pop Pioneers Who Launched Modern Rock

What the world really needs is a straight-up account of one of the most important rock groups of all time. Now we have it in the form of music scribe Andrew Earles.

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Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

// Short Ends and Leader

"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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