What happened to hardcore? M ore than three thousand people surround me in the packed Roxy nightclub on West 18th Street in Manhattan. Instead of short-shorts and go-go boots, the few females in attendance are wearing cargo shorts and Doc Martens.
Also wanted to do a band just to get more friends and locals to come to shows. It was a goal to get shows back into Perth Amboy. This is the band's first new album since 's "The American Dream Died".
The owner of the club, Hilly Kristal, did a lot for underground music in general — but what really established the hardcore scene were the classic CBGB hardcore matinees. One of the bands integral to that scene was Agnostic Front. We talked to Miret about squatting on the Lower East Side, why he became a singer, and the circumstances that led him to prison.
Im coming to New York at the end of May and wondered if there were any good alternative music gigs to go to? It's where a lot of the Punk bands got their start. You can find it at any newsstand or every other corner.
To Hell And Back is a weekly column in which Noisey metal editor and lifelong hesher Kim Kelly explores the extreme metal underground and recommends her latest faves. Last week, I headed all the way out to the ass-end of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, to see a hardcore show, and inadvertently ended up crashing a birthday party instead. There was a sort of record scratch moment when we walked in—me with my long blonde braids and him covered in spikes—when it felt like every heavily tattooed neck swiveled in our direction to give us the once-over.
New York hardcore grew out of the hardcore scene established in Washington, D. Initially a local phenomenon of the s and s, New York Hardcore eventually grew to establish an international reputation with little to moderate mainstream popularity, but with a dedicated and enthusiastic underground following, primarily in the US and Europe. With a history spanning over more than 3 decades, many of the early NYHC bands are still in activity to this day; some of them being continuously or almost continuously active since their formation Sick of It AllAgnostic FrontNihilisticsMurphy's Lawand also in the form of reunion shows.
The spotlight fell on the quixotic old-timers, Regis and Kathy Lee, paired with four of the New York cult, bedecked in the usual punks and skins wardrobe. Talking punk politics is trite and never wanders far from a unified complaint. This article understands that the bands never wanted to be roped into any ideology.
By Kate Fustich. Bands like The Ramones, Blondie, and The New York Dolls were featured nightly, unaware they would someday be legends to 13 year-old kids with spiky hair. Punk as a modern subculture is a strange place.
More than 3, people surround me in the packed Roxy nightclub on West 18th Street in Manhattan. It's hot. We've been dancing for hours. But the wind-milling arms, roundhouse kicks, and javelin-like body tosses on this night in '97 bear little resemblance to the more subdued moves once executed in Roxy's early days as a roller disco.