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80s HardcoreFeaturesPhotography

Karen O’Sullivan wasn’t worried about going up. That’s why in the early 80s she went from Manhattan’s Upper West Side to the Lower East Side. She then started to photograph the burgeoning scenes of Hardcore Punk and Hip Hop. Most of her stuff has remained virtually unsung documentation, so all

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What is punk rock? Well, when I was a young punk in ’82, the older heads would say to me that PUNK IS A STATE OF MIND! At first I thought they were fucking with my head, trying to be all deep, but a year or so later I started

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In the late 70s and 1980s, the underground was at the forefront of fighting the mainstream racists that controlled the police, the government and society at large – racism infiltrated every aspect of life, including the underground itself, but punks were not going to let their expression be squashed by

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A lot can be said about the BAD BRAINS – like they were one of the most influential bands to ever to touch the stage this century, but due to self-sabotage they never reached their full potential. Right now, I want you to check them out at their peak fucking

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From 1979 to 1982, the sickest band in the world was Washington D.C’s BAD BRAINS. Without even trying, they helped to create hardcore as we know it; if you asked Minor Threat or S.O.A who was their biggest influence, hands down they would say BAD BRAINS. From day one, these

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Let me stop you before you tell me “not ALL cops are bastards!” There are enough bastard cops to make police brutality and systemic racism and misogyny within the police forces of North America (and beyond) a real fucking problem deserving of our outrage, so stfu already. The nice ones either have

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