Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. This list of the Top 20 classic hardcore punk songs is fuckin awesome cause it's full of good shit, but it's terrible because there are way more than 20 top songs and so the list probably sucks as a list. Anyway, it's fucking awesome.
The 10 best hardcore songs according to Vinnie Caruana
The 50 Best American Hardcore Bands Right Now — Kerrang!
Hardcore is a style of music that has had various defining characteristics since it first started popping up in the music sphere in the late s and early s. Here are a few key tracks to help anyone get into hardcore. Minor Threat is a major pioneer of D. Vocalist Ian MacKaye is the figurehead of the straight-edge movement whether he likes it or not and used his record label, Dischord Records , to help pave the way for an edgier DIY outlet. Bad Brains definitely encompass more of a modern day punk-fusion vibe, but they were giants during the hardcore movement in D. As the fourth lead vocalist for Black Flag, Rollins is the most recognizable and helped shape the band as it is known today. Closing out their legacy earlier this month they played their final show June 18 , Bane is a must-hear band that embodies tones of straight edge as well as PMA, if not as directly stated as the bands that came before them.
10 songs that will make you a fan of hardcore in no time
Earlier this year, our U. This, of course, resulted in us having to disqualify plenty of talented acts, as well as a lot of teeth gnashing among Internet historians and scene veterans. The next step was clear: publish a list of the 50 best American hardcore bands blowing up the scene right now.
But when a kid gets into hardcore, it never leaves them. And when I was young, it was a secret. Nobody knew anything about it. You like that thing, too?! I was always really interested in all types of music.