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Reminiscing About Detroit's Metal and Hardcore Scenes With the Black Dahlia Murder's Trevor Strnad

Kelly Frazier | Posted 12.15.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

(Photo Credit: Jonathan Pushnik) In a time during the turn of the millennium when the metal scene wasn't all that lively in the Detroit area, there w...

From Hardcore to Hip Hop: Nick Noro Releases Newest Album, Cut

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.13.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Not taking himself, his music, or life too seriously, Nick Noro went from the adrenaline-fueled, aggressive and pulse-raising world of hardcore metal to the head-bobbing beats and flows of hip hop.

Brooklyn Band Forges Prog-Jazz, Goes Big and Brash on Debut Album

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 03.18.2015 | Entertainment
Ari Sadowitz

If I ask you to picture a big band, chances are you close your eyes and see Bono or Chris Martin or Donald Fagen (just me?). Give that first word a little more, though, lean on that "big" and you get a whole different thing.

Book Review -- NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980-1990 by Tony Rettman

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 01.08.2015 | Home
Michael Nirenberg

After reading a good oral history such as NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980-1990 by Tony Rettman, it should feel like you have just hung out with a bunch of people you just met and learned a whole lot from.

The First Hasidic Rock Band

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 10.13.2014 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

Dressed as their religion dictates, they set up their own equipment, they had no roadies, and from what I understand they couldn't play from sundown Friday to Saturdays because of the Sabbath.

Gaming's Other Great Schism: Hardcore versus Casual

Turnstyle | Posted 02.03.2014 | Technology
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) This holiday season, the video game industry is looking to reignite sales as two game titans, Sony and Microsoft, la...

"Louder Than Hell -- The Definitive Oral History of Metal": Go Buy This... Please!

Binky Philips | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I'll let you know right now, the chapter on the L.A. Hair Metal scene of the 1980s that wrought Van Halen, Motley Crue, Quiet Riot, Poison, et al, is one of the most fun and ultimately, maybe the most poignant.

Rancid Bring Out The Wolves In 20th Anniversary Celebration

Salvatore Bono | Posted 08.24.2013 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Twenty years for anything is a long time, 20 years for a band can feel like a lifetime, but for California punk legends, Rancid, it is more than that, it is family, love, and a united brotherhood.

Refused Finally Arrive in NYC

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.25.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Now back and better than ever, Refused can bring their message and agenda back to the masses at a time when the masses may need it most.

Von Trier To Release 'Hardcore' & 'Softcore' Versions Of Next Film

Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts

Getting a film past the censors must be difficult when it's titled "Nymphomaniac" and its description in the Guardian is "the erotic life of a woman f...

"Life Is Short! Go Far!" -- Henry Rollins Is 50

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Rollins, at the half-century mark, has probably done more with his life than most people older than him. A man this intense and this globally versed will never be able to sit still.