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  Hardcore punk - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Hardcore punk (known to emo/straightedge kids as hxc) was invented in 1683 by angry parents that keep yelling at there kids and then they had an idea to make music of them yelling at there kids.
Hardcore kids distinguish themselves by a tendency to flout bourgeois convention and shock their parents by hardcore dancing, dressing in clothing purposefully evocative of SandM or the military, dyeing their hair unnatural colors, taking dangerous street drugs, and doing other, similar things from since before they were born/forever.
Hardcore kids have no right to make fun of emo kids; for the most part, they are middle class youth attempting to act like tough, street-wise, urban youth.
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 Hardcore punk, Hardcore Punk Music.
Hardcore punk (usually referred to simply as hardcore) is a subgenre of punk rock which originated in the United States of America in the late 1970s.
The origin of the term hardcore punk is uncertain, however one theory is that the Vancouver-based band D.O.A. made the term official with the title of their 1981 album, Hardcore '81.
Hardcore punk fans brought a dressed-down T-shirt, jeans, and crewcut style to punk fashion.
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  Hardcore punk at AllExperts
Hardcore punk (also known as "hardcore") is a subgenre of punk rock which was most prominent in the United States during the 1980s.
Many hardcore bands branched out and began experimenting with other styles, moods and concerns as their careers progressed in the 1980s; the music of many of these bands are some of the earliest examples of what became known as alternative rock.
In the 1990s the name "hardcore" even came to be applied to a genre of electronica having nothing in common with hardcore punk.
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  Hardcore punk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hardcore Punk (or Hardcore) is a faster and heavier version of Punk Rock usually characterized by short, loud, and often passionate songs with exceptionally fast tempos and chord changes.
Many hardcore bands branched out and began experimenting with other styles, moods and concerns as their careers progressed in the 1980s; the music of many of these bands are some of the earliest examples of what became known as alternative rock.
Essentially the "heavy hardcore" sound is an amalgamation of deep, hoarse vocals (though rarely as deep or guttural as death metal), downtuned guitars, thrashy drum rhythms inspired directly from earlier hardcore bands, and slow, staccato low-end musical breaks, known colloquially as "breakdowns".
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 Hardcore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hardcore Emo, a style of music that existed primarily in the early-mid 90s, also known as Chaotic Emo
UK hardcore, a genre found at the start of the 21st century in the United Kingdom
Hardcore (film), a 1979 film written and directed by Paul Schrader and starring George C. Scott.
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 Old and New
Imagine punk rock circa 1977 and you'll probably retrieve a burned-into-the-synapses image of a nihilistic teenager with a safety-pinned army jacket, ripped jeans and coloured hair, who's poised to spit in your face.
First articulated by Minor Threat, an early-1980s Washington, D.C. hardcore punk band that was the precursor to the now-legendary Fugazi, straight edge was a response to the perceived failures of the punk movement.
The lynch?pin of the hardcore punk rock agenda was Do-It-Yourself (DIY)—an anticapitalist entrepreneurship that ensured the creation and distribution of intellectual property remained within the control of the individual.
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 Film celebrates Hub's hardcore past - The Boston Globe
Musically, hardcore was punk abbreviated, shorn of its last traces of bluesiness and rock 'n' roll affectation.
The suburban complexion of Boston hardcore was one factor in its peculiar zealotry: Not an inner-city phenomenon, the scene was defined by the energy and ideals imported by teenagers from the north and south.
People got into punk rock because they were smarter than everybody else in their school, or because they were dumber than everybody else in their school, or because they were gay, or weird, or had horrible lives, or were homeless and turning tricks in the Fens.
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 The Rare Vinyl Network - Punk & Hard Core :: From the beginning...
By the time punk was underway in 1977, Richman's teary-eyed optimism and fantasy came forth in the form of silly children's songs at a time punctuated by bitter nihilism.
Punk may have cosmic and sometimes conscious artistic ties to past radical movements, but most of its significance lies within the barriers of language and expression that were broken down.
Punk gives the message that no one has to be a genius to do it him/herself.
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 Punk St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture - Find Articles
Punk attire is characterized by dark clothes, outlandish costumes and ornamentation such as colored hair and earrings and bracelets made from assembled items (the quintessential punk earring was a safety pin).
Punk ideology is explicitly at odds with mainstream society and rails against contemporary civilization, which is seen as sterile and banal.
Though the era of punk rock is generally considered to be the years between 1975 and 1980, the punk ethos lives on.
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 Hardcore Punk : Great Buys
Hardcore punk has inherited a rep for promoting violence that once belonged almost exclusively to rap.
The blue-collar punk group had been effectively banned from area shows for nearly two years, the aftermath of a stabbing at a 1997 Halloween show at Mama Kin.
Hardcore (punk) is a positive way to release negative energy.
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 Punk - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
This earned them the title of "new wave faggots." While some claim they are still part of the punk family, anyone who tells you such is probably a balding poser who is pissed off that he never got to see Blondie in person.
Hardcore punk- Hardcore punk is all about trying to appear as a "hard" guy.
Such were the prophetic word of the Sex Pistols, Punk's former God, now reduced to the level of patron saint.
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 Genres: Punk & Hardcore
The punk and hardcore genres are inspired by a variety of non-literary aesthetic forms that became popular in the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s.
Hardcore as an aesthetic (not the punk subgenre) takes punk taste a step further, leaving much of its politics behind and focusing largely on transgression a means of escape from the routinized, labor-intensive human life cycle in late capitalism.
Writing in/on punk and hardcore ranges from DiY 'zine literature to the hallucinatory s/m fantasies of Dennis Cooper and Kathy Acker, and from the politico-magical theory of Donna Harraway and Michael Taussig to the cultural analysis of punk historian Greil Marcus.
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 Hardcore Punk Downloads - Download Hardcore Punk Music - Download Hardcore Punk MP3s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hardcore Punk was the most rigid and extreme variation of punk rock.
Hardcore punk was primarily an American sensation and was concentrated in Los Angeles and New York, but there were small, individual scenes scattered across the country.
Hardcore kept going into the '90s without breaking into the mainstream, though bands influenced by the hardcore aesthetic -- including Nirvana and Green Day -- became major rock stars, and former hardcore punkers like Bob Mould, Henry Rollins, Mike Watt, Ian McKaye, and Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis became alternative icons.
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 2-1 What is hardcore?
On 15 Apr 1997 wrote: "Hardcore is the style that began in the early 80s, often applied to bands such as Black Flag, Minor Threat, Sick of It All, Bad Brains, Rollins Band, Fugazi, etc.--sort of "2nd wave" punk bands.
They were sloppy punk bands that played with more intensity and heaviness than earlier ones like the Sex Pistols, The Clash, etc. Today's hardcore bands are tighter and much heavier, and can be divided into two general types (usually called East Coast or West Coast, for where the band is, but it's not always consistent).
West coast hardcore was completely different from the "fashionable" punk rock of art school students and posers - in the early days of punk there was a huge difference between the English-style punks with their fashionably torn and safety-pinned look, and the hardcore 'street' punk who just didn't give a fuck about their appearance.
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 Reproduction in Modern Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Contemporary hardcore punk music is comprised of a variety of mutually informed scenes of independent bands, fans, and small-scale record labels all over the world.
Hardcore music can reference not only antecedent bands, but also geographically or temporally bounded permutations of musical style.
In the mid-1990s, the Japanese hardcore punk scene was on the vanguard of a re-popularization of 'thrash-core' in the US and elsewhere.
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 Punk Metal Downloads - Download Punk Metal Music - Download Punk Metal MP3s
Punk metal is a fusion of hardcore punk and thrash metal which came to prominence during the mid-'80s.
Punk metal bands generally had more technique than the average hardcore outfit, but their riffs weren't quite as intricate as the average...
Punk metal bands generally had more technique than the average hardcore outfit, but their riffs weren't quite as intricate as the average thrashers, and their song structures were often more straightforward.
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 Dharma Punx & Hardcore Zen (2.4)
They are two of the first voices to emerge from a growing group of Gen X punks turned Buddhists.
Hardcore Zen author Brad Warner is a former member of the influential hardcore band Zero DeFex and the creative mind behind the critically lauded Dementia 13.
He discovered the straight edge movement within the hardcore scene and began to identify with Krishna Core, the spiritual side of the straight edge scene.
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 Hardcore Punk
Hardcore Punk began in the early 1980s with post punk bands like Black Flag, the Germs, Middle Class, Fear, Fugazi, Sick of It All, Teen Idles, Minor Threat, Bad Brains, and the Rollins Band.
hardcore tends to be more smooth, with grooves that flow in context with the vocalist who sings or shouts the lyrics.
West coast hardcore tends to be harder with rhythms that start and stop with intense bursts and vocals that combine screaming and low growling lyrics." Hardcore originated primarily around major cities like LA, DC, NYC, and Boston, as a vehicle for expressing resentment at collective double standards within the punk scene itself and outside.
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 Punk? Metal? Hardcore
I’m not punk enough to be a part of that scene.
Let’s face it, punk, hardcore, metal, whatever you want, it’s never going to be accepted.
Punk as a fight for freedom and an attitude spans more than punk as a music form or a fashion statement.
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 Black Punk Time, Part 1
JEAN BEAUVOIR - Beauvoir's punk cred can't be denied; he played bass (and piano, and synth) for the Plasmatics from 1980-1981 (He's on Beyond the Valley Of 1984, Stiff, 1981) and he wrote the Ramones' closest thing to an '80s-style punk song (exploiting the ever popular Reagan mockery theme in "Bonzo Goes To Bitberg").
Hardcore, which is definitely not exactly the same thing as punk, is far easier to define.
Hardcore's glory years were approximately from '80 to '86 or so, but throughout the '80s, '90s and '00s there have always been hundreds (sometimes thousands) of bands around the world playing exact reproductions of '77 style punk and early '80s style hardcore, though the groundwork and innovations pretty much stopped early on.
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 American Hardcore
Generally unheralded at the time, the early-’80s Hardcore Punk Rock scene was more than just loud, fast music—it was a way of life created by Reagan-era misfit kids.
I stumbled upon the local hardcore scene because my college roommate had dropped out and was starting to promote hardcore punk rock shows in Boston.
Where did a career that had its roots in hardcore punk get me? Well, by 1989 I was directing music videos in Hollywood—lots of them—and it wasn’t punk anymore.
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 Hardcore Holocaust
Well not this time - the LA hardcore are their own, not created or made by anyone but themselves, their frustrations and anguish.
There are probably between five and ten thousand hardcore fans in this area now and it's still growing.Most of the early hardcore people were really upset by the enormous growth of the scene, partly because of it's becoming so impersonal at times, unlike the early days when everyone knew each other.
Street punk delivered with hard metal thrang from Overkill, can at times be compared to early raw Aerosmith but 10 times more powerful, other times like a more punk version of Motorhead.
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 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Styles: R: Rock: Punk
Punk Information Directory - Resource attempting to document the past 25 years of punk music, with band discographies and links to MP3s, labels, record stores and mail order sites.
Punk Rock Rules - Band information on The Sex Pistols, The Clash and Stiff Little Fingers, such as lyrics, pictures and news.
Punk Will Never Die - A site dedicated to pop-punk, ska-punk and old school bands, with lyrics, news and band biographies.
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 American Hardcore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hardcore, a faster, louder style of punk rock, developed in Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles in the late '70s, led by such bands as Bad Brains and Black Flag.
Rachman effectively charts the spread of hardcore, with interviews and archival footage of such musical footnotes as 7 Seconds from Reno, Nev., and Austin's MDC (Millions of Dead Cops).
The interviews, with most of hardcore's original players, are entertaining and insightful, especially Minor Threat founder Ian MacKaye, who explains the straight-edge movement (no drugs, alcohol or premarital sex) that Minor Threat pioneered, and Black Flag singer Henry Rollins, who almost serves as a one-man timeline of hardcore.
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 Hardcore & Punk Oi : Läs recensioner och jämför priser på Ciao.se
Hardcore & Punk Oi : Läs recensioner och jämför priser på Ciao.se
Här hittar du Hardcore & Punk i pris- och kvalitetsjämförelse.
Det var bland annat dessa sköna grabbar som fick mig att lyssna på en av de bästa musik genrerna som finns: Ska punk.
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 Punk Rock books from The Bomp Bookshelf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Punk slipped quietly under the cultural radar before rising again to inspire new generations of creative and idealistic artists and musicians.
Opening appropriately with the August 1970 release of the second LP by the Stooges (from whom sprang Iggy Pop), Gimarc's chronicle of the punk era is a day-by-day accounting of the formation (and often demise) of dozens of punk rock bands, their recordings and performances, and their many highlights (and lowlights, so to speak).
The volatile reaction to the stale state of most 1970s rock, punk was a do-it-yourself movement that gave voices to a disenfranchised population of young rebels and nihilists.
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