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1980s

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Are you ready for some d-beat that will douse you in gasoline and set you on fire??? Then hit play on this scathing 1980s Scandinavian d-beat compiled by MAMMOTH GRINDER’s Chris Ulsh for your ears only! These warriors of heavy just released their full length Cosmic Crypt via Relapse, and

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ArtCvltureDIYFanzinesFeaturedHistory

 I got to it late. 1993. After the heyday, but prior to the decline. Fanzines, Tape Trading, Flyering. Send back my stamps. Please enclose two IRC’s. No posers! Before the internet, there was the underground tape trading circuit. Envelopes stuffed with photocopied flyers, fifth generation dubbed demo cassettes from exotic acts

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ClothingCvltureFeaturedMusic

I love hair metal. I love hair metal so much it burns, you guys. There’s just something so mythical behind the whole hair-spraying, tight-leather-pants-wearing, bare-chested, glitter-and-lipstick-wearing-but-also-hard-liquor-drinking-and-motorcycle-riding way of life that was hair metal (probably especially for those of us who were born after the fact, like me). My AP Government teacher once told

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CvltureHistoryMusic

A few days ago, I heard my first Chinese rock and roll song. The day before that, I didn’t even know China had rock music. Now, I’m writing an article about it because I think every single person in the world should know about it. Chinese Rock and Roll Rock and

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CvltureFeaturedHistory

I grew up in a time when being “politically incorrect” was not a part of our lexicon. You could smoke on planes. You could drive without a seat belt. You could buy candy cigarettes. Black power was a part of pop culture and hippies were our new normal. Walking the aisles of a toy store, you would

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FilmMovies

Easter is approaching. In true spirit of the occasion, it’s somewhat fitting to revisit a classic movie about the dead rising. Why? Jesus Christ is said to have been crucified, died and then risen from the grave. Some people consider this to be miracle and claim him to be a

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