To understand the emergence of hardcore one has to go back to the s, to find signs of hard electronic dance music within industrial music. The message diffused by industrial was then very provocative. Some of the musical sounds and experimentation of industrial have directly influenced hardcore since the beginning of the movement. In the mids, under the influence of the Belgian group Front , electronic body music EBM , a new genre more accessible and more dancing inspired by industrial and new wave , appeared.
Outrage, Bile, Hardcore Punk ... and a Sensible Lost-and-Found
Music - Review - The New York Times
The elixir of youth, so vital to the enduring self-image of rock music, is in fact snake oil guzzled for decades by the credulous. There's nothing inherently useful about 'being young' when it comes to crafting greatness, just an industry invested in continuing to tell you so. I say rock music, because this balderdash pervades all corners of it, but if one focuses on punk and hardcore — which one tries to, when one's been commissioned to write a punk and hardcore reviews column — there's more than enough empty lionising of youthfulness. Due to it not being a requirement to have impeccable chops before hitting the stage, teenage punk bands have traditionally flourished; many chanced upon brilliance. They sang about being kids out of impulse, and later it became a staple punk subject.
The night provided a wide array of metal and rock across many subgenres with support from Periphery , Don Broco , Hail the Sun , and Covet. Anyone that knows these artists can understand why they were able to sell out two consecutive nights at the venue within less than a week of their respective on sale dates. Check out our photo gallery from Kayla Gray along with our show review below!
Remember the time when we used to download punk records from all those horribly looking blogspot websites with attached links to file sharing services? However, there were some decent blogs that have made a huge impact on punx finding real underground punk on the Internet. Around the time everyone went on Facebook, most of these blogs have more or less vanished. I still remember most of these, so I created a comprehensive list in not really particular order of blogs that, in my opinion, have some value into them.