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Solidarity in Sisterhood

Sisterhood in Hardcore - What does that mean? What should it mean? And why does it even matter? Personally, I think the need for us as a collective group identifying as women to look at our own behavi...

Jay Williams grabs the mic from Angel Garcia of Dare // By Brian Santostefano

Chicago’s SXE Community Part 1: How We Got Here

NIKKI ROBERTS MAY 17, 2018 Jay Williams, 21, pulls a jumbo Sharpie out of his backpack while he waits for a show to begin at Galaxie 2.0, the city’s newest north side straight edge venue. Williams dra...

eating a burger

Recipe: Guacamole Veggie Burgers with Fresh Fries

a fresh, healthier alternative to a classic meal. This recipe is vegan as long as your choice of bread/burger are as well, and you can always add your favorite vegan cheese.

Woman Working Out

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

North Street Strength’s tips and tricks to kickstart your new gym obsession This year is going to be better than any that came before. This year is going to be the big one, the one that blows al...


The 10 Best Female-Fronted Punk HxC Bands

Changing The Face Of Punk Rock It’s the soundtrack of rebellion ORIGINALLY POSTED ON NYLON BY: STEPHANIE MENDEZMARCH 16, 2018 When Bikini Kill’s Kathleen Hanna made her influential call for “gir...

Girl Power: Fighting Gender Discrimination in the Music Industry

Girl Power: Fighting Gender Discrimination in the Music Industry

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON lOCAL ONLY BY: NIKKI ROBERTS JUNE 6, 2018 “The widespread assumption that girls go to hardcore and punk shows to meet ‘bad boys’ or whatever is so crippling to how girls experienc...

Power Alone Photo: Rob Wallace

Power Alone

New California Hardcore Band Power Alone Comes Ripping with “Something Real” ORIGINALLY POSTED ON https://www.noecho.net/ I By Carlos Ramirez | @MusicQuizKing | 9.9.2019 The p...

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12 Newer Hardcore Bands to Check Out in 2020

By Carlos Ramirez | @MusicQuizKing | 1.2.2020 Towards the end of each year, I [ Carlos Ramirez ]start putting my mind to work by compiling a list of some of the...


15 Current sXe Bands

Highlighting some of the up-and-coming xxx bands worldwide When I[ diyconspiracy.net ] say straight edge, it means so much more than just being drug-free. Still excited about hardcore punk music, I ju...