Earlier this year, our U. For both America and hardcore, the times are changing, with unorthodox opinions and previously-marginalized voices rising to the surface within the scene. The band must be still actively playing shows, releasing albums. The band may have metal influences, but must be discernibly hardcore or have hardcore punk roots. Sorry, All Pigs Must Die!
Top 20 Hardcore Albums in History: Complete List
List of post-hardcore bands - Wikipedia
As if punk rock weren't fast and aggressive enough, hardcore emerged in the late '70s as a leaner, meaner, uglier alternative to what most respectable folks already deemed the alternative. Whereas the Ramones dug '60s pop and the Sex Pistols drew on the artsy pretensions of Svengali manager Malcolm McLaren, hardcore's early proponents stripped away all artifice and musical niceties. This was brutish music made largely by bored and angry American teenagers, and thanks to word-of-mouth promotion, DIY scenes soon sprang up from Southern California to the major cities of the Northeast. Our list of the 10 Best Hardcore Bands spans the late '70s to the present and represents several mutant strains and sub-sub-genres.
List of post-hardcore bands
No Echo's primary goal is to help spread the word about hardcore, both new and old. I've said this before, but I know how contentious these lists can be and it's impossible to make everyone happy, but I welcome to hear whatever picks you think I might have missed. This NYC-based outfit keep true to their local roots, with a sound that brings to mind late '80s, early '90s hardcore from their region. The Florida group had me where they wanted me the second I heard the opening seconds of the EP's first track, "War Party. One of the most hyped new bands to emerge from the hardcore scene in was undoubtedly Ekulu.
Punk failed in its mission to destroy the status quo, but it spawned a harder, faster and more politically aware subgenre known as hardcore in North America during the early-to-mids. Here, we salute the Top 10 Hardcore Punk Bands and their sound, fury and DIY ethic which has since influenced newer genres such as thrash metal, alternative rock and emo. They later signed with Warner Bros, but their debut, Land Speed Record , is still a seething hardcore classic.