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Posts Tagged: hardcore

A Memoir of NYC Hardcore

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Harley Flanagan, infamous bassist of the Cro-Mags, has written a memoir set to be released on September 27 via Feral House. Hard-Core: Life of My Own chronicles Flanagan’s life as a punk drummer from pre-pubescence through his seminal contribution to NYC’s 1980s hardcore scene. Of punk and hardcore then and now, Flanagan told VICE: I never felt in awe of anyone. […]

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DC Punk for Everyone

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Dischord Records has made its entire discography available on Bandcamp, meaning that anyone can immediately become an expert on what it took many of us at least a full year of high school to collect via mixtape. The archive includes seminal DC punk and hardcore bands like Minor Threat, Fugazi, Rites of Spring, and the Faith. Check out the […]

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An Editor’s Past Becomes Present

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Newly promoted Restaurant Editor at Eater.com Nick Solares was dismissed after individuals called attention to his past as the skinhead frontman of NYC’s Youth Defense League, a hardcore band with a racist message. Solares issued an apology for his contribution to the spread of racist ideas, but was dismissed regardless. Brooklyn Vegan compiled a series of flyers from […]

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This Week in Posivibes: Iron Lung Records

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The Seattle-based label has been putting out some incredible punk records lately, most recently the much-anticipated Positive Energy LP from East Berlin’s Diät. Founded by the band Iron Lung, which has been playing and making records in the West Coast hardcore punk scene since 1999, Iron Lung Records is true to its catchphrase: “We Know What We […]

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