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Dez Cadena & Ron Reyes playing Black Flag songs at shows with CJ Ramone

Former Black Flag members Dez Cadena & Ron Reyes are teaming up for some shows (playing Flag songs) with support from CJ Ramone (playing Ramones songs). Brooklyn is announced and NJ is TBA.

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Candiria announce new album, 5-borough “world tour”

NYC metal/jazz/hip-hop genre-pushers Candiria reunited back in 2015, playing AfroPunk and Black and Blue Bowl among other stuff. Now they have announced a new LP, their first since reuniting...

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tix on sale: Ab-Soul, Living Colour, Ensign, FREEMAN, Basilica Sound Scape, Reigning Sound, Black Lips, Erasure, more

(via @Chromewaves)

Tickets for the Erasure New Year's shows at Terminal 5 are on sale now.

NJ hardcore band Ensign are playing a show in their home state on June 7 at Court Tavern and then hitting NYC on July 20 at Grand Victory with Livefastdiefast, The Last Stand and Silence Equals Death...

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Earth Crisis celebrates 20th anniversary of ‘Firestorm’ EP on select tour dates (NYC this weekend)

Despite what you may think of latter Earth Crisis (personally not a fan), their first EP Firestorm is a classic of its time. The iconic title track, opening with its unforgettable "chug-chug" open string rhythm, set the tone for so many bands to come, reshaping much of the hardcore landscape in its time...

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Punk Island 2013 happening in Staten Island (initial lineup)

Make Music New York's Punk Island is back for a sixth year! From 11am until 10pm on June 22nd, hear more than 90 bands from every corner of the punk scene performing for 11 hours on seven stages, all curated by ABC No Rio's punk/hardcore collective...

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Breakdown’s ’87 demo lineup reunited at Public Assembly w/ Incendiary & The Last Stand (pics)

NYHC vets Breakdown, whose 1987 demo was one of the most important NYHC releases, reunited with the lineup that recorded that demo for a show at Public Assembly this past Saturday (12/22), which BrooklynVegan proudly presented...

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An interview with Carl Porcaro (Breakdown ’87 / Killing Time / Kings Destroy)

Carl with Kings Destroy at Saint Vitus, July 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
It goes without saying that Breakdown's 1987 demo will go down as one of the most important releases in hardcore...

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Revelation Records’ 25th Anniversary; belated Youth of Today pics; Breakdown 87 demo lineup; Madball tonight

Formerly of New Haven, Connecticut, is now based in Huntington Beach, California. It was founded in 1987 by owner Jordan Cooper, along with Ray Cappo of Youth of Today, with the sole intent of producing the Warzone Lower East Side Crew 7"...

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Youth of Today played a secret show @ the Acheron w/ Mouthpiece (review & videos)

After the boat cruise on Saturday, my original plan was to hit Santos for Youth of Today but that was before I heard about the surprise show at the infinitely smaller Acheron later that night (10/22)...

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Blipster = a black hipster? NY Times on black + indie

In an article entitled "Truly Indie Fans", the NY Times wrote::...There is even a new word for black fans of indie rock: “blipster,” which was added to UrbanDictionary...

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