Hardcore can be used to describe a number of genres including: 1) The genre of hardcore punk as well as its various offshoots and derivatives. It can also be used as an adjective rather than a genre, often to describe a metalcore band that sounds heavier or more “hardcore” than other bands. 2) A genre of electronic music, with has some characteristics like being harder than the other electronic music genres and the songs having higher bpms, sometimes called hardcore techno or gabber. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: The Amity Affliction

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Monday 24 November 2014
Maybe This Place is the Same and Were Just Changing
Real Friends, Cruel Hand, Neck Deep, Have MercyConcert
Howell, NJ, United States

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Anberlin- The Final Tour
Anberlin, '68Concert
Fort Lauderdale, FL, Miami FL, United States
26.121332 -80.146405

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The Acacia Strain, Fit For A King, Endless, Sylar, Kublai KhanConcert
Webster Theater
Hartford CT, United States
41.744114 -72.682899

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Dead By Wednesday, Cyperna, Cities In Ruin, Disguise the Curse, To Die a LegendConcert
Waterfront Tavern
Holyoke, MA, United States
42.1854 -72.6254
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Every Time I Die
Architects, The Ghost Inside, Hundredth, BacktrackConcert
Warehouse Live
Houston, United States
29.752198 -95.354324

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Death Threat
Progress, Living Laser, Enraged YouthConcert
Up All Night Collective
North Haven, CT, United States

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  • haadeus

    BastiDrahtdurch must be autistic. apart from that, although i don't care much of the topmost of the top artists, it would be a sad thing to see just early 80s bands here - that'd mean the scene is dead and buried, archived in the annals of rock history.

    11 days ago
  • JamuraiSack

    Contrary to popular belief knowing that hardcore is a subgenre of punk does not mean you aren't with the times. As for evolving, yeah it's evolved quite a lot. Now we have bands like Comeback Kid and Counterparts, you know modern hardcore.

    17 days ago
  • Trash73

    to everyone complaining that these bands aren't black flag, fear, minor threat, etc., go here -> http://www.last.fm/tag/hardcore%20punk. Hardcore punk isn't the main thing in hardcore anymore. It has evolved and changed into other things that have a similar name. Get with the times, quit complaining, and listen to some music. [2]

    22 days ago
  • BastiDrahtdurch

    Hardcore abgesetzt von Hardcore Punk und damit auch die veränderte Version bzw. härtere Erscheinung des American Hardcore der 80 bis 90er hatte seinen großen öffentlichen Durchbruch mit der Band Refused. Dabei ist es ganz wesentlich politische Themen aufzufassen und diese in Schreienden chaotischen Maße auszudrücken. Der Hardcore hatte nie die Absicht zu gefallen und wollte so nah an seinen Punk Wurzeln bleiben wie es nur möglich ist. Durch die abermals Kommerzialisierung von Punk Rock und Pop-Punk sah man sich gezwungen das Genre härter und damit auch uninteressanter für den Markt zu gestalten, dadurch blieben die Ideale erhalten.

    22 days ago
  • mikenike925

    British hardcore is best hardcore

    last month
  • L57NT

    because people have different tastes.

    September 2014
  • SXR85G

    why some people dont acept that new school hardcore/metalic hardcore much cooler than old school shit

    September 2014
  • FeatgaryTD

    Where's Metallica?

    September 2014
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