• THERE WILL BE QUIET: THE STORY OF JUDGE

    THERE WILL BE QUIET: THE STORY OF JUDGE

    Mike Judge created the straight edge band Judge as a darker, more militant answer to the movement’s detractors. A loner who was able to conquer his stage fright to lead a band, Judge revisits the band in this new documentary.

  • American Hardcore

    American Hardcore

    The net result of plowing through a weighty tome like this is a sense of awe at how a bunch of kids created their own culture whole cloth, like the music industry on a Utopian, communal, microcosmic level.

  • The Gaslight Anthem

    The Gaslight Anthem

    With the metamorphosis of Brian Fallon from shy guy to confident frontman, The Gaslight Anthem are poised to follow in their hero’s footsteps. Jen Cray observed the band’s ascent at a recent Orlando show.

  • The Final Quarrel: Live at CBGBs 2001

    The Final Quarrel: Live at CBGBs 2001

    Scott Adams’ quarrel with this recently released DVD of the legendary Cro-Mags’ CBGBs reunion show is not that the band couldn’t bring the power one last time, but that the camera and sound quality were bootleg quality. That ain’t punk, punk.

  • The Anti-Matter Anthology

    The Anti-Matter Anthology

    Matthew Moyer gets a crash course in hardcore history and a masterclass in interviewing bands from reading this collection of Norman Brannon’s Anti-Matter zine.

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