Thursday, January 12, 2017

How D.C. Hardcore is Being Revitalized by a New Generation of Punks

Washington Post May 12th 2016

"To that end, today’s hardcore seems more concerned with self-preservation than showing its teeth to society. The genre’s pioneers routinely struck heroic poses during the Ronald Reagan years, threatening to dismantle mainstream culture at 170 beats per minute, but today, the Internet seems to have completed that job. After a weekend of intensely insular performances at Damaged City, it was easy to get the sense that modern hardcore can’t change the world. But it can change your life."

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