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Whats Behind The Design - NFAA by Gavin Oglesby

Whats Behind The Design - NFAA by Gavin Oglesby

April 09, 2021 3 min read

I’ve never been the most talented musician in the bands I’ve been in. I haven’t even always been the best guitar player when I was the only one playing guitar in bands I started. I’ve always tried to make up for it by being on time, having decent reliable equipment, and doing art for whatever I was doing when the inspiration hit me.
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Droid Rage - Battery Interview

Droid Rage - Battery Interview

February 18, 2021 6 min read

Ed Crooks has been heavily involved in the hardcore scene for 20+ years. He started talking to bands in the early 00’s, with a love for all the old zines like Schisim, Boiling Point, Good and Plenty etc, but he only started putting stuff together after moving to Sweden in 2013. 
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Powerline - World Be Free Interview With Sammy Siegler

Powerline - World Be Free Interview With Sammy Siegler

February 09, 2021 4 min read

Powerline, a Los Angeles based hardcore zine, Interview with Sammy Siegler of World Be Free Judge etc. for Powerline Issue 6 (Available at RevHQ.comPowerline webstore, and check out their Instagram @powerlineusa)
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Eric Ozenne (Unit Pride, Redemption 87, The Nerve Agents)

Eric Ozenne (Unit Pride, Redemption 87, The Nerve Agents)

December 23, 2020 28 min read

I booked my first show on February 20 in the years 2000 amidst my one failed year at UC Santa Cruz without any clue what I was doing.  I had some help from the local kids but my overhead to not lose money was $1,200 and Death By Stereo had bailed last minute.  The Nerve Agents showed up to headline and, despite breaking the mic cord on the first song, delivered a great set and drew enough people to make the night a huge success.
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Jon Biv Part IV - Beginning of Supertouch

Jon Biv Part IV - Beginning of Supertouch

November 27, 2020 3 min read

It's difficult for me to really explain what happened with Mark, Mike Judge and Youth Of Today mainly because I was an outsider to it all. Most people know that Ray Cappo and Mark Ryan were living in the same apartment in NYC for a brief time.
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Jon Biv on DBD Part III

Jon Biv on DBD Part III

November 26, 2020 3 min read

Jon Biv continues, this time getting into the very initial formation of Supertouch! -Gordo DCXX


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Jon Biviano Part II

Jon Biviano Part II

November 25, 2020 2 min read

More Biv, and plenty more to come... -Gordo DCXX


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Jon Biviano - Supertouch

Jon Biviano - Supertouch

November 24, 2020 3 min read

Biv is easily one of my favorite guitarists in all of music - period. Having played most famously in Supertouch, Biv has a guitar sound that is totally his own, and a style that distinguishes him from almost anyone else in hardcore.
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Records We Love: Judge "The Storm" EP

Records We Love: Judge "The Storm" EP

November 19, 2020 10 min read

There have been times over the years where I am absolutely convinced that JUDGE is the greatest band to have ever walked the earth. They are the perfect combination of everything I love in hard music and specifically, hardcore.
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Tony Rettman on Turning Point

Tony Rettman on Turning Point

November 11, 2020 2 min read

In the 1980s, the New Jersey hardcore scene was represented by bands like Adrenalin OD and Bedlam who wrote songs about fast food and foul-smelling old people while kicking out an extremely suburban weisenheimer vibe. 
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An Intimate Interview with Los Angeles's own Miguel "Migz" Rodriguez [Drummer, Promoter]

An Intimate Interview with Los Angeles's own Miguel "Migz" Rodriguez [Drummer, Promoter]

October 29, 2020 7 min read

What is life but one big cycle. A cycle, ever changing. It seems that about every five to ten to fifteen years there is a so called “change of the guard”, where a new, younger crop of bands, promoters, and artists, start to book shows, play shows, and make a name for themselves in their communities. 
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Jimmy Yu - Death Before Dishonor / Judge - Part 5

Jimmy Yu - Death Before Dishonor / Judge - Part 5

October 28, 2020 8 min read

We recorded every Judge practice, because we always practiced at the same place, and they had a huge PA mixing board. This was the same place we practiced for DBD. But so many of those Judge practices run together. I don’t remember what was what, but so many were like real recordings, hundreds, with good levels and sound.
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