Author Archives: King Krakken

About King Krakken

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The origins of Dwid/INTEGRITY’s “holy terror” tropes

I’ve got no idea if he’s still jocked relentlessly today, but a few years ago when I would randomly troll B9, Dwid/Integrity and the Holy Terror stuff seemed to be everywhere. People would jizz themselves over a new Dwid shirt … Continue reading

Posted in 90s hardcore, bands i used to think were good, blatant self promotion, branding, controversial art, crap, lulzy bands, overthinking stuff, people who have a lot of miles on them, people you should run away from, white people gone wild | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 72 Comments

MUSIC EVERYONE SLEPT ON – Henry Rollins Hot Animal Machine

In the triumvirate of entry level HXC frontmen (Rollins/McKay/Danzig), I’d say Rollins at least attained some kind of popular fame and acceptance. His post-BF band ‘Rollins Band’ got decent MTV time with ‘Liar’, he was in movies and (shockingly) people … Continue reading

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Boston Hardcore ’90 to ’94 – your primer to old school new school…

Well, it fucking happened – I looked in the mirror and I’m currently banging on 43 years old… getting some wrinkles around the eyes, hair getting pretty grey and my oldest kid is now the same age I was when … Continue reading

Posted in 90s hardcore, growing up, hxc, king krakken's history lessons, metalcore, old people, old shit, what we think about stuff | Tagged , , , , , , , | 46 Comments


The butthurt is strong in this one my friends… Not sure which is sadder, the dudes much older than me being butthurt about the ‘young kids’, or the kids much younger than me being butthurt about other young kids…. LOL … Continue reading

Posted in butthurt, embarrassing, lulzy videos, oldz, ppl who fail at being profound, punk rock losers | Tagged , , | 130 Comments

Like Pop-Punk? Thank An (old) Skateboarder!

Hands down (to me at least) the explosion of skateboarding popularity in the early ’80s was the cornerstone event for ‘alternative’ culture to take hold across America. Prior to skateboarding, the punk and hardcore scenes were really limited those directly … Continue reading

Posted in king krakken's history lessons, old, old shit, orange county, stuff i liked when i was a teen, stuff white people like, tr00 pop punk | Tagged , | 36 Comments

Internet = Still Comin’ Along…

Fairly certain this is the worst thing I’ve ever seen. I mean, I’m no rap expert, but I have a hard time imaging it as an art form sinking much lower? Some highlights: @ *the very fucking beginning* – seems … Continue reading

Posted in bands who cant afford to use autotune live, crap, diy videos, just because you have a camera doesn't mean you should film a video, youtubes | Tagged | 33 Comments

‘Lil Poopy – 9 Year Old Future Stereotype

I dunno, maybe it’s just me, but man do I find stereotypes funny… even more funny are parents that basically groom their kids to be living stereotypes the second they are out of the womb! Case and point, current news … Continue reading

Posted in awesome shit, race warz, rising stars, they grow up so fast, things that make old ppl angry | Tagged | 35 Comments