Hardcore

7.11.19

An Ode to Lil' Kim's 'Ladies Night,' One of the Best Posse Cuts of All Time

With seven female rappers in the Hot 100 for the first time in a decade, we revisited the 1997 single that pioneered rap's sisterhood.

6.27.19

This Lil Texas Mix Is Full of Brutal Hardcore to... Have Sex to?

The Dallas-born producer thinks the freaks are ready to take over EDM.

3.13.19

The Guide to Getting into Ice-T, the God of Talking Shit

A brash attitude, true pioneering lyrical skills, and hardcore energy made him a star. Here's where to start with his vast catalog.

1.30.19

Joy's Genre-Hopping Hardcore Is All About Suffering

Raleigh's next great metal/hardcore hybrid give us an earful about their new album, 'No Light Below,' misanthropy, and doing it their damn selves.

1.17.19

Germs' Lorna Doom Has Died

The bassist for the groundbreaking West Coast punk band reportedly passed away on Wednesday afternoon.

12.21.18

How A New York Hardcore Show Reminded Me Not to Forget My Roots

Seeing Minority Threat in Brooklyn took me back to my years as a reluctant Jersey hardcore kid (plus dope tunes from Terminal Nation, Sick Shit, Space Vacation, and more).

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11.26.18

Ten Years of Power Trip, Texas Hardcore Heroes

A look at the legacy of the Dallas hardcore band, who recently celebrated their 10th anniversary with a hometown mosh-gala.

11.1.18

Halloween Is for Heavy Metal Lovers

Whether you're gore-obsessed or looking to haunt a London dungeon, Halloween belongs to the heshers (also, check out new tunes from Without, Northumbria, Integrity, Druj, and more!).

10.17.18

Suicidal Tendencies Are Still Punk as Fuck (Whatever That Means)

We talked to Mike Muir about four decades of hardcore, 'Still Cyco Punk After All These Years,' and how they became one of the most influential bands in extreme music.

10.12.18

Hardcore Legends Racetraitor Are on a Mission to Defeat White Supremacy

Stream the reunited, militantly anti-racist Chicago metallic hardcore partisans' new album, '2042,' and read our in-depth interview with vocalist Mani Mostofi.

9.17.18

Fighting Corruption in Peru with Perra Vida's Hardcore Feminist Punk

"The incredibly high number of femicides, rapes, and sexual exploitation—in conjunction with many other horrible things, it makes you want to collapse and cry. But it can also motivate you to actually do something."

8.22.18

What Records Best Capture the Last Decade of Hardcore?

An unofficial guide to newish hardcore for stubborn old fans.

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