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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".


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.

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Google previewA Cultural Dictionary of Punk (2010)

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 ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide Music Dictionary (2010)

by Dr. Stanford Felix

hardcore punk A faster, heavier style of punk rock developed in the late 1970s. It also differs from punk ...

Google previewCultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism (2010)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Heavy Metal Music (2009)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Deviance (2014)

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 ...

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume 8 (2012)

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.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

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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