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Classic Southern California Hardcore: RIYL Underappreciated Punk, Questionable Life Choices, Loving/Hating Ronald Reagan

If there are two things that The Kids find cool these days, it’s old music and being (or at least advertising yourself as) a fuck-up/outcast. For example, nobody is debating the musical merits of Madball or Terror (who are both … Continue reading

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these bands were playing your favorite SYWH genres (or something similar to them) long before they even existed

I always thought the music scene followed a similar pattern of *a small handful of bands come up with a unique and innovative sound, become popular off it, then a second generation of bands copy those first gen bands and … Continue reading

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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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bands that never got anywhere then disappeared: hollistercore edition

                                                       the “Co.” stands for core It has pretty much been established that Sarge … Continue reading

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Bands u may have slept on: TURMOIL

Back in the mid-late 90s, the big trend was what we called “noisecore” at the time. Pioneered by RORSHACH, DEADGUY, and KISS IT GOODBYE, “noisecore” was our term for the bands who played heavy, metallic hardcore with a skronky edge. … Continue reading

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bands that never got anywhere then disappeared: mallpunk edition

I enjoy pop punk of all varieties (except for ramonescore lol) but I generally tend to prefer the new over the old. I find it super annoying when people who are into older pop punk act like fuccbois because of … Continue reading

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Do you remember OG MOSHCORE?

One thing we all have in common here at SYWH is we are all bonded by the breakdown. Whether it’s deathcore, easycore or old school tumblrcore, we love music that brings the mosh. This has lead me to be curious … Continue reading

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French Canadian Skate Punk – The Lost Genre

Let me educate all of you ignorant Americans a little about my irrelevant country. In Canada, we have these things called “provinces” which is basically like our version of states. There is a province occupied by the French called “Quebec”. … Continue reading

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What was it like to be a cool person in hardcore 10-15 years ago? – The Historiography of Sass

The internet is having a weird influence on hardcore.  Every day, thousands of kids who weren’t even old enough to be in kindergarten when I first started going to shows are scouring the internet for the most obscure shit no … Continue reading

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bands that never got anywhere then disappeared: easycore edition

damn, shes cute. hopefully she’s easy in more than one way xD With Tr00 Pop Punk (also known as Post-Easycore™) in its stride and Soft Grunge quickly gaining more and more popularity, the days of First Wave Easycore are long gone … Continue reading

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