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 "  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. Hardcore has spawned the straight edge movement and its associated submovements, hardline and youth crew.
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American Hardcore: A Tribal History - Wikipedia
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Written by Steven Blush , American Hardcore: A Tribal History is a journalistic book that relates the history of the hardcore punk movement that took place in Northern America between and It was first published by Feral House in October The book was the basis of the documentary film American Hardcore , directed by Paul Rachman. The book cover features a colorized version by Eric Hammer of a black-and-white photograph, taken by Edward Colver , portraying Danny Spira, lead singer of Los Angeles hardcore punk band Wasted Youth , performing in at Godzilla's, a former bowling alley, nightclub, and music venue in Sun Valley , California.
Last Friday night, Pittsburgh hardcore band Code Orange played a record release show for their new album, Underneath , to more than 13, adoring fans, but an entirely empty room. With only a week to pivot, the band came up with a viable solution: Play the show, but in an empty venue, and broadcast it on the massively popular global streaming platform Twitch. Others still are encouraging group songwriting and production to continue , albeit via Skype and FaceTime. Jami Morgan: We had been working on this record for the past two years, and this specific show for the past six months, and we were gearing up for our tour.