History of hardcore punk

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Or browse results titled :. Coincidentally, the very first punk show in the Philippines also took place that same year, 7, miles away. The name of that historic event? Brave New World. Filipinos were among the first in that region to develop their own spin on hardcore punk; that distinct, decades-old tradition continues to this very day. Still, there were hubs of activity if you knew where to look, such as in Laguna, a province southeast of Manila with a rich DIY punk culture, and the neighboring Cavite region.

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Crunching rhythms, aggressive lyrics, breakdowns and tempo-shifts permeated the music and instantly reeled in American teens. It was in Los Angeles that perhaps the most influential hardcore band was formed, Black Flag. Led by eccentric lead singer Henry Rollins, the band focused on themes including poverty, paranoia and neurosis. Their non-conformist ideology also resonated for many young fans in LA.

Hardcore punk

From a scene that sprung inconspicuously from the basements and dives of the US, 30 years ago, hardcore music had become a way of life. Ultra-fast, far heavier than punk and drenched in anger and passion, hardcore was desperate music created by the underprivileged and disillusioned kids of the US. These were the kids who refused to let their lives drift down the same paths as the jocks or drug-addled hippies and dropouts at school. For many, this anti-mainstream attitude would later turn from close-knit community spirit into militant violence aimed towards those who dared oppose their way of life.
Hardcore punk often abbreviated to hardcore is a punk rock music genre and subculture that originated in the late s. It is generally faster, harder, and more aggressive than other forms of punk rock. It was also inspired by New York punk rock and early proto-punk. Hardcore punk generally disavows commercialism , the established music industry and "anything similar to the characteristics of mainstream rock " [13] and often addresses social and political topics with "confrontational, politically-charged lyrics. Hardcore sprouted underground scenes across the United States in the early s, particularly in Washington, D.