The Number Ones. Album Of The Week. I could attempt to be cute and blame my hardcore fixation on the perilous state of the world or whatever. Live shows matter at least as much as records. There are scores of scenes and sub-scenes under the hardcore umbrella, and plenty of them have stringent disagreements about what even constitutes hardcore. I like both of those things sometimes.
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Earlier this year, our U. For both America and hardcore, the times are changing, with unorthodox opinions and previously-marginalized voices rising to the surface within the scene. The band must be still actively playing shows, releasing albums. The band may have metal influences, but must be discernibly hardcore or have hardcore punk roots.
Towards the end of each year , I start putting my mind to work by compiling a list of some of the newer groups from the hardcore scene I feel deserve some attention. In previous years, I've published the feature only to find out that one or more of the bands I highlighted were breaking up. But no matter how much I try to avoid that, it's an impossible task. So, let's get into it, folks!
The Number Ones. Album Of The Week. In , I was gong to stop fucking around and dive all the way in.