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Who is Hardcore punk?
Hardcore Punk a.k.a. Dave Clarke is an English techno DJ, producer and radio presenter. BBC radio presenter John Peel named Clarke "The Baron of Techno".
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Hardcore punk is a punk rock music genre and subculture that originated in the late 1970s. Hardcore punk music is generally faster, heavier, and more abrasive than regular punk rock. The origin of the term "hardcore punk" is uncertain. The Vancouver-based band D.O.A. may have helped to popularize the term with the title of their 1981 album, Hardcore '81. Hardcore historian Steven Blush said that the term "hardcore" is also a reference to the sense of being "fed up" with the existing punk and new wave music. Blush also states that the term refers to "an extreme: the absolute most Punk.
- also known as ฮาร์ดคอร์พังค์, הארדקור פאנק (Punk), 硬核朋克
- subgenre of Punk rock
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1974-1982 by Nicholas Rombes
and has the sheer audacity to dismiss hardcore punk as “sullen, hardcore spikeheads, pogoing to two-chord thrash bands with disposition and artistic ...
by Dr. Stanford Felix
hardcore punk A faster, heavier style of punk rock developed in the late 1970s. It also differs from punk ...
by Margaret Puskar-Pasewicz
Straight Edge: Clean-Living Youth, Hardcore Punk, and Social Change. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2004. Maurer, Donna. Vegetarianism: Movement or Moment. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2002. Mandy Van ...
by William Phillips, Brian Cogan
HARDCORE PUNK 109 decided to end the band in late 1985. Suicide, Chimes, and McCoy found a new female lead singer and formed the short-lived Cherry Bombz. Sam Yaffa now plays in the reformed New York Dolls, an interesting ...
by Craig J. Forsyth, Heith Copes
Hardcore punk also brought changes in terms of style and appearances. The American and English punks of the 1970s sported a heterogeneous style that often included mixing masculine and feminine elements. The 1980s punk, on the other ...
Genres: North America by John Shepherd, David Horn
Straight Edge: Clean Living Youth, Hardcore Punk and Social Change. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. Taylor, Steven. 2003. False Prophet: Field Notes from the Punk Underground. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press.
by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey
Artists such as Bad Religion and Hiisker Dii kept the punk flag flying in the 19805, although somewhere along the line the music began to be known as “hardcore punk” and then simply as “ hardcore.
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