I Got High As Hell and Listened to 10 Straight Edge Albums
One writer's introduction to everything from Earth Crisis to Youth of Today, under the influence of weed.
We Asked Straight Edge Adults What Kept Them Sober
People within the punk subculture swear off drugs and alcohol for life.
We Asked People Why They Got Sober
“I reached a point where I realized that I had stopped having any hopes, dreams, or goals.”
Straight Edge Women Describe What It's Like to Go Totally Sober
Can't imagine life without a drink, a cigarette, and an occasional joint? These girls can.
Sect Breathes New Life into Vegan Straight Edge Hardcore with a Supercharged Debut
Members of Cursed, Earth Crisis, Fall Out Boy and Catharsis (don't) walk into a bar…
Heavy Drinkers, Party Drinkers, and Ex-Drinkers Talk About Their Relationship with Booze
We asked a few of our friends and colleagues to share their thoughts on alcohol and the role its played in their lives.
Tomar Control Is Proof That Peru's Hardcore Scene Is Thriving
There is no such thing as boundaries for the vegan/hardcore band coming straight out of Peru.
Legendary NYHC Band Beyond Shares Stories and a Track From Their Classic 1988 Demo
Little-known NYHC heavy hitters talk shop on the early days.
Deep Ass Questions
Can You Be Straight Edge and Vape? An Investigation
"If there’s someone who says they’re straight edge and are vaping, I don’t give a fuck, their edge does not affect my edge, ever.”
Derek Scancerelli & Reed Dunlea
Espresso Is the Drug of Choice for Straight Edge Punks in San Diego
San Diego's Heartwork Coffee Bar is the all-DIY project of six former punk and hardcore musicians who just want a damn good cup of coffee.
This Weed-Vaporized Coffee Is Straight-Edge
Move over artificially-flavored hazelnut coffee, here comes weed-flavored coffee that is 100-percent legal to buy in any state.
Paul McCartney Has Quit Smoking Weed
The 60s are a lie.