10 months ago | NYHC
There's nothing better than sitting in the privacy of your own sitting room in a toasty pair of slippers with a beverage of your choice whilst taking in the newest, sickest jams from the beautiful confines of your abode. In celebration of such ant...
1 year ago
Anyone with a half way decent record collection and half working brain knows New York City is the birthplace of punk. And I'm not trying to start beef here; I'm just trying to lay down some truth. This week our sister paper the L.A. Weekly ran a w...
1 year ago | Interviews
[UPDATE: Oops. It turns out Bl'ast won't be back out east after all, as vocalist Clifford Dinsmore has come down with a nasty ear infection. This interview with him, though, is pretty great, so you should read it anyway. Enjoy. And always know no ...
1 year ago | Media
[Photo: Richie Charles of Watery Love, who play WFMU's performance space grand opening Saturday.] For many years now, the Jersey based freeform radio station WFMU has been a beacon of freakdom for our area. Besides broadcasting audio obscurities b...
2 years ago | Concert Reviews
Better Than: Flag, Black Flag and possibly White Flag. In the summer of 1981, the Southern California band Black Flag went on a monumental tour of the U.S. where they unconsciously became the Johnny Appleseeds for the American Hardcore scene. From...
3 years ago | NYHC
Since its inception in the early 1980's, the New York Hardcore scene has always been a tough hog to tie down. Unlike the small yet organized scenes that came from other parts of the country in the same time frame, New York's came from too many dif...