Our beloved NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980-1990, by Tony Rettman author Tony Rettman was recently interviewed by Alternative Press about hardcore punk in 2016, his history in radio, his musical inspirations, and more. Highlights include a story about Rettman seeing Black Flag play at age 11, days after a mass-shooting at a McDonald’s. As he
This beer doesn’t exist. But if you want a picture of Entombed with beer, just search Google for the word “Entombed” As Entombed A.D. crushes forward on the strengths of new album DEAD DAWN, a new twist emerges in the bitter struggle between frontman L.G. Petrov and former guitarist Alex Hellid. Apparently, the Swedish Patent
Back in 1992, when Metallica’s Black Album and Nirvana’s Nevermind were still new albums, and AxCx, Mayhem, and Eyehategod all had zero full-length releases, Bazillion Points publisher Ian Christe moved to New York and right away started doing 3AM to 6AM shows on WFMU in East Orange, NJ. Sure, the old house was stuck on
In celebration of Decibel Magazine editor-in-chief Albert Mudrian’s revised and expanded edition of Choosing Death: The Improbable History of Death Metal and Grindcore, Dying Fetus, Nails, Misery Index, Deceased, Noisem, Horrendous, Magrudergrind and Taphos Nomos will descend upon Philadelphia’s Union Transfer on Saturday, April 16, for the inaugural Choosing Death Fest. Earlier that day, Vivek Venkatesh (Grimposium) and
NYHC author Tony Rettman will be signing of his book, alongside authors Mickey Hess (Ol' Dirty Bastard: The Dirty Version), Jim Sheers (This Is What You Want, This Is What You Get) and Harry Camisa (Inside Out).