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The Month In Hardcore: October 2020

Is it possible for a hardcore record to matter? It's a ridiculous, meaningless question. Because the answer is obviously: Yes, of course, a hardcore band…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2020 - 1:47 pm

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The Month In Hardcore: September 2020

"I'm sure you guys are all wondering why I'm dressed up as a zookeeper today," says Riley Gale, frontman of the Dallas band Power Trip.
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2020 - 12:56 pm

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The Month In Hardcore: August 2020

It's poetry. The band whose shirt you can't buy is also the band whose members don't wear shirts. Onstage, the Santa Cruz band Gulch present…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2020 - 11:56 am

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The Month In Hardcore: July 2020

"It wouldn't be a final Bane show without somebody -- and this is not a joke -- losing their wedding ring," Bane guitarist Aaron Dalbec…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2020 - 3:29 pm

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The Month In Hardcore – June 2020

There's an iconic image on the cover of Henry Rollins' Black Flag tour diary Get In The Van, one of the first books that a…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2020 - 12:05 pm

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The Month In Hardcore – May 2020

Honestly, it's amazing that hardcore records are still coming out. Hardcore bands tend to record on the cheap, with everyone piled into one tiny room,…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2020 - 11:41 am

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The Month In Hardcore – April 2020

A couple of weeks ago, Wrestlemania went down in an empty gym. WWE moved its biggest annual event from a Tampa football stadium to its…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2020 - 11:29 am

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The Month In Hardcore – March 2020

It's a rare pleasure to see someone doing something that they were born to do. Some people were just put on this earth to play…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2020 - 11:52 am

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The Month In Hardcore – February 2020

Somebody grabs the microphone and bellows, "This is hardcore! Love it or leave it!" This person is about four feet away from me, but the…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2020 - 1:24 pm

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Let The Roundup Begin: The Month In Hardcore – January 2020

I sat in the car, looking at my phone, stupidly thinking that this couldn't be right. There was supposed to be a warehouse here. There…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2020 - 1:09 pm