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13 Essential DC Hardcore Albums

Hardcore was regional music that reached and changed the world. The local references, in-jokes, and our-scene-is-best boosterism are part of what makes it so compelling.
Justin M. Norton | October 17, 2012 - 1:18 pm
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20 Songs Named After The Bands That Played Them

Self-titled albums are one thing. But when a band names one of its songs after itself -- or, alternately, when a band names itself after…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2012 - 11:46 am
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The 10 Best Indie Rock Songs Under 2 Minutes

Time is a valuable thing, and the musicians who can make a quick point in a short amount of time deserve their props. We've put…
Stereogum | October 17, 2011 - 10:56 am
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Hear Ian MacKaye & Steve Albini Interview Each Other

Ian MacKaye (Fugazi, Minor Threat, Embrace) and Steve Albini (Big Black, Shellac, Rapeman) have known each other for years, since their bands were circulating the…
Chris DeVille | November 13, 2015 - 10:15 am
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Ian MacKaye Unearths Fan Letter From 14-Year-Old Dave Grohl

Before he was best friends with David Letterman, before he was a Foo Fighter, before he was the drummer in Nirvana, before he was the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 28, 2015 - 2:44 pm
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Check Out These Lego Versions Of 20 Famous Bands

If you can't quite get your fix from The Lego Movie (which honestly, who could blame you) artist Adly Syairi Ramly has you covered with…
Miles Bowe | March 19, 2014 - 11:03 am
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Ian MacKaye On Urban Outfitters’ Minor Threat T-Shirt

Back in the day, I had one of those great "This Is Not A Fugazi T-Shirt" T-shirts. It was produced, presumably, by some canny, anonymous…
Michael Nelson | July 31, 2013 - 2:27 pm
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Our Band Could Be Your Life Tribute @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 5/22/11

It's ten years since Michael Azerrad first published his defining DIY '80s scene portrait Our Band Could Be Your Life, which covered an independent music…
Amrit Singh | May 23, 2011 - 10:01 am

Bob Mould, Henry Rollins, Dave Grohl Celebrate 9:30 Club’s 30th

On Monday/Memorial Day the 9:30 Club celebrated its 30th Anniversary. For kids who grew up listening to and mythologizing D.C. hardcore, punk, and the like,…
Brandon Stosuy | June 2, 2010 - 12:40 pm
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Forever 21 Bootlegs Minor Threat T-Shirts

The pre-teen clothing chain (that's replacing Times Square's Virgin Megastore) recently cobbled together not-so-hardcore Minor Threat-inspired tees without permission. Dischord deems the apparel "absurd" and…
Brandon Stosuy | March 9, 2009 - 5:08 pm
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Ben Kingsley Is Just A Minor Threat

"WTF" was invented for moments like watching the Oscar-winning Gandhi actor get into the zone and make like Ian MacKaye in front of a simulated…
Brandon Stosuy | September 17, 2008 - 12:50 pm
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