Chicks In The Pit: Females of The Hardcore Scene

By Helen Bach | February 6, 2014

prepackaged sterilized pap for the Starbucks generation but this ‘harder rock’ scene is more than stoned boys in tank tops- it’s now cute girls in thigh highs and everyone is getting lucky because of it.

Pissed Jeans Rule the Earth

By Mahalia Dark | January 27, 2013

Pissed Jeans have been at it since 2004 and so they have what time gives you: assurance and tightness. And they have something else, a follow up to the awesome King Of Jeans, Honey, coming up and a gig at the 550 SRO Bowery Ballroom on April 13th, 2013.

Pissed Jeans To Play Bowery Ballroom April 13th!

By Iman Lababedi | January 16, 2013

The band thesemlves are playing Bowery Ballroom on April 13th, and if you give a damn about hrdcore or humor it is the concert of the season. Miss it at your peril.

Bad Brains At The Henry Fonda Theater, Saturday December 1st 2012

By Alyson Camus | December 4, 2012

If some hardcore bands deploy tons of physical energy to wake up the crowd, Bad Brains certainly don’t, their serenity and tranquil strength on stage heavily contrasted with their loud and furious music and the mayhem they had triggered in the crowd

Fucked Up At The FYF Fest, Saturday, September 1st, 2012, Reviewed

By Alyson Camus | September 4, 2012

As soon as they played, the energy (and the dust) went to the sky and the dense crowd started their intense crowd surfing; soon it was a human tide, boys and girls landing in the pit and getting evacuated one by one by the security in red alert

"Trespass America Festival" At The Prudential Center, Saturday, August 18th, 2012, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | August 20, 2012

If this is the state of the art, the art is coming into its own. As it works the fringe and the edge of pop music, metal is now left entirely to its own devices and it has become a counter-culture staple with offshoots and offshoots on offshoots, but rules firmly to be adhered to. I spent five hours with modern metal and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

New England Hardcore and Metal Festival April 20 – April 22, 2012

By Helen Bach | April 20, 2012

The Worcester Palladium will host the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. This grimy venue will hours 3 days of hardcore thrashing mayhem and I’m predicting allot of kicked out teeth and lost shoes. rocknyc will be there all three days to catch the scene as this Festival slams in to action.

‘Salad Days: The HarDCore Punk Revolution’ Documentary

By Alyson Camus | March 26, 2012

‘the film will include exclusive archival photographs, concert footage and interviews with dozens of bands, artists, label owners, zine publishers and others who helped mold and nurture DC’s underground community during this inspired decade of music.’

xxx ALL AGES xxx The Boston Hardcore Film Debut April 27th

By Helen Bach | March 25, 2012

There was a rivalry at the time that got many a fist fight started. As someone who did time in both the Boston and the New York scene I can tell you first hand that Boston had the most psychotic scene of all.

Must See Concert: The Meat Puppets At Le Poison Rouge This Friday

By Iman Lababedi | November 1, 2011

hard rockin’ pro-hardcore Meat Puppets

Be In a Four Year Strong Video? Yes, Please!

By Helen Bach | October 23, 2011

Four Year Strong is about to film a new video and want you to be in it.

Beardcore Boys, Four Year Strong: Tracklist and Tour. An Update

By Helen Bach | October 16, 2011

A few tracks have leaked with some pretty mixed reviews. Mixed to others but not me- I love it.

All That Remains, Five Finger Death Punch….and No Rev Theory

By Helen Bach | October 12, 2011

a wedding trick went bad

Alesana appreciati​on post

By admin | October 7, 2011

these five are truly their best

Bring Me The Horizon fans lash out

By admin | October 6, 2011

moshing, but then helping eachother back up and brushing one another off

Falling In Reverse to play West Coast show

By admin | August 25, 2011

It’s the most significant comeback I’ve seen…ever

Escape The Fate falls apart

By admin | August 21, 2011

I bet Ronnie’s laughing

Seven Sisters of Sleep at Vacation Vinyl Sunday, August 14, 2011

By Alyson Camus | August 17, 2011

fighting some non-existing cold wind of fury

All Pigs Must Die at Vacation Vinyl Sunday, August 14, 2011

By Alyson Camus | August 17, 2011

fighting some non-existing wind of fury

AP Fall Tour: Headlined by Four Year Strong

By Helen Bach | July 24, 2011

much congratulations are in order for our Beardcore Buddies

The Devil Wears Prada: Warped Tour Comcast Hartford, CT: Sunday, July 17,2011

By admin | July 22, 2011

it was surreal

Asking Alexandria Warped Tour Comcast: Hartford CT Sunday, July 17, 2011

By admin | July 21, 2011

I was in awe at their performance

The Warped Interviews: The ' unbelieva​bly sexy' Ben and James of Asking Alexandria​

By admin | July 20, 2011

free booze, drugs, women

Miss May I, Autumn Tour Time!

By Helen Bach | July 14, 2011

get ready to loose a tooth in that mosh pit

Hardcore Hel, Why?

By Helen Bach | July 3, 2011

I simply prefer to be amongst the filth.

Coliseum at Vacation Vinyl on Monday, June 27th, 2011

By Alyson Camus | July 1, 2011

all arm tattoos and piercing eyes

Fucked Up's Video For "Queen Of Hearts"

By Alyson Camus | June 24, 2011

a hardcore choir

Four Year Strong: Fuzzy Fella's Comedic Relief

By Helen Bach | June 21, 2011

no ego, no posing.. just a bad ass hardcore band.

WINDS OF PLAGUE – "Drop The Match"

By Helen Bach | May 24, 2011

Blood, violence, guns, sex.. and the obligatory scary clown

Falling In Reverse announces new bassist

By admin | May 11, 2011

I’m really excited for FIR’s debut album, to be released later on.

It Must Rule To Be Set Your Goals Right Now

By Helen Bach | May 9, 2011

Fast intelligent hardcore with understandable lyrics and a drummer who is a bit of a superhuman to keep that momentum

Four Year Strong- Bruins, Beards, and a Band

By admin | May 8, 2011

‘So all in all, it must really suck to be Four Year Strong right now.

The Black Dahlia Murder, New Release In June

By Helen Bach | May 4, 2011

If I for a moment, tried to mimic the drummer, I would not only lose and eye, but I’d end up in traction.

Underoath: Illuminati Conspiracy Theory

By Helen Bach | May 3, 2011

I have met these gentlemen, some are quite wonderful and 2 of them are very much not wonderful, but not for a moment do I believe them to be part of the “Illuminati” society.

Fugazi To Reunite?

By Alyson Camus | May 1, 2011

“We had kids getting born and parents that got sick and some died. A lot of new things happened in our lives that we had to pay attention to. It meant that we had to stop working”

Black Veil Brides 'Fallen Angels'

By Helen Bach | April 30, 2011

I can easily see this song becoming a hit on your hard rock radio station

Vinyl Gets In Your Eyes: The Evil Empire Strikes Back

By Kyle Cannon | April 21, 2011

Rock n’ Roll is all about sticking it to the Man!

Acoustic A Day To Remember?

By Helen Bach | April 20, 2011

Boys…stay hard.

Winning With Charlie Sheen and Asking Alexandria?

By admin | April 18, 2011

super goofy

Touche Amore: Multi-Linguist, Major Threat

By Helen Bach | April 18, 2011

The tougher side

AP Tour Presents Black Veil Brides, D.R.U.G.S., I See Stars at Gramercy Theater, Friday, April 15th, 2011

By Iman Lababedi | April 17, 2011

It is new if you have never seen it before, and the games and rituals at post-hardcore concerts are new to me: a series of tics and conventions, rituals and participations, set in stone thru the many years I have neglected it. It is like hip hop in that sense and also in another. What…

Tesco Vee discussing his book ‘Touch and Go, The Complete Hardcore Punk Zine ’79-’83’ at Vacation Vinyl on Thursday April 14th

By Alyson Camus | April 17, 2011

‘shotgun journalism’

"Sex Life" D.R.U.G.S… hmm whats the next 'buzz word gonna be?

By Helen Bach | April 13, 2011

Love this band, L.O.V.E. this song… the video.. meh

Screaming Like Hell: Black Veil Brides Score Soundtrack Spot for Scream 4

By Helen Bach | April 13, 2011

“We really appreciate it. It shows again that this group of outcasts that call themselves the ‘BVBArmy’ can be heard”

Bad Religion, Daddy No Please Dont Do It …

By Helen Bach | April 12, 2011

Musically they’re sound, the age is only in the voice and appearance, and that is plenty enough.

Fucked-Ups Anti-Coachella

By Alyson Camus | April 9, 2011

the hardcore, the taboo and the diehard ugly

Cove Reber With His New Band Patriot: " I Found My Way"

By Helen Bach | April 6, 2011

cool name, cool dreads, cool dude

Josh Lyford Departs Four Year Strong, Life Goes On

By Helen Bach | April 4, 2011

Josh Lyford keyboard player quits

Bayside Uconn-aroo Storrs CT Saturday April 2nd, 2011

By admin | April 4, 2011

the crowd was so excited and the set ended too soon

Does Anyone Care Enough To Save Danny Worsnop Of Asking Alexandria?

By Helen Bach | April 4, 2011

Who prefers Danny the way he is now?