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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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80 Other Bands With Official Sneakers

Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their…
Scott Lapatine | April 6, 2011 - 12:31 pm

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Bad Brains Singer Needs Brain Surgery

HR, longtime frontman of DC punk heroes Bad Brains, is about to get surgery to make his brains less bad. As Loudwire reports, HR says…
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2017 - 11:29 am

Pearl Jam, 2Pac, Bad Brains Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

We recently had fun guessing who'd be nominated for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this year, but now we can put an end…
Chris DeVille | October 18, 2016 - 8:45 am

The Weeknd Talks New Album Inspired By Talking Heads, Bad Brains, & The Smiths

The Weeknd (aka Abel Tesfaye) is VMAN's latest coverboy, and in the accompanying interview, Tesfaye discusses his album-in-progress. The follow up to 2015's Beauty Behind
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 6, 2016 - 12:02 pm

Saudade – “Saudade”

Saudade is a new supergroup made up of Deftones' Chino Moreno, Bad Brains' Dr. Know, John Medeski, Mackie Jayson (Bad Brains, Cro-Mags), and Chuck Doom,…
James Rettig | April 28, 2016 - 12:38 pm

Bad Brains Guitarist Dr. Know On Life Support

Bad Brains' Dr. Know is in the hospital and on life support, according to two separate Facebook posts from The Dead Ween Group and Living…
James Rettig | November 3, 2015 - 2:43 pm

Win A Pair of Motörhead, Circle Jerks, Bad Brains, Or Rise Against Vans

During SXSW next week, Vans will reissue a limited run of some of their iconic band-themed shoes, and we've got a bunch of pairs you…
Miles Bowe | March 7, 2014 - 3:00 pm

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80 Other Bands With Official Sneakers

Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their…
Scott Lapatine | April 6, 2011 - 12:31 pm

SXSW Wednesday: Featuring The Antlers, OFF!, Darwin Deez, Duran Duran

We've offered our suggestions as to what bands to see this week, now we shift into the bands we are actually seeing. SXSW has begun…
Amrit Singh | March 17, 2011 - 5:26 pm

Free Futbol Jamz

As we made painfully clear during World Cup season, we know little of this soccer, and our news updates on the sport's attempt to woo…
Stereogum | August 16, 2007 - 2:53 pm