Archive for the 'NYHC' Category


Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

(52 votes, average: 4.17 out of 5)
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BORN AGAINST-s/t e.p. (Vermiform VMFM01) 1990
Sort of a companion piece to the recently posted LIFE’S BLOOD 7″, Born Against were another N.Y. band that changed the parameters of what a “hardcore” band could be (and NOT be).
Intelligent and uncomprimising in their views, these guys (and a […]


Saturday, March 31st, 2007

(44 votes, average: 3.98 out of 5)
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LIFE’S BLOOD-Defiance e.p. (Vermiform records VMFM03) 1991
Smart and uncomprimising NYHC hardcore from a band that drew it’s influences from suprisingly typical, thuggish NYHC bands of the early 80’s. These guys cleverly sang about all that was wrong with the N.Y. scene at the time and […]

The Mob - Upset The System

Saturday, January 6th, 2007

The Mob - “Upset The System” Mob-Style Records MSR1 1982.
*A repost from November 09, 2005 @ 19:33 Better scans including the back cover and better rip.
Lyric sheet, which I lost. Two pressings exist, one with a black & one with a red cover, black being the first pressing. Again one of the […]


Friday, May 5th, 2006

Krakdown - S/T 7″ (Common Cause Records) ‘89

Krakdown NYC
born ‘85
died ‘89
resurrected ‘06.

Sick Society
We Need Change

The Mad

Saturday, April 29th, 2006

The Mad
Here’a a “The Mad” special. Both their killer 7″s from the late ’70s. The band were known for their shock performance art type shows. Special effects featured a lot on stage and frontman Screaming Mad George went on to make a career out of it. Working on Hollywood movies and videos for bands […]

Misguided - Options

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

Misguided - Options (Reality Records) ‘83

Heres the second ep by misguided…the first can be found here.

Defy Standards
They Take Your Money


Tuesday, March 7th, 2006

Misguided - Bringing It Down (Reality) ‘82

Heres the first Misguided single released in ‘82, very ruff and unfulfilling but some of you might enjoy it. Couple of the members went on to form Das Damen. Mad at the World has re-released all the bands material on one disc.
Mad at the World writes… The MISGUIDED […]

Kraut - Kill For Cash

Monday, January 2nd, 2006

Kraut - Kill For Cash (cabbage records) ‘81

Kraut holds the title of having the first ‘punk’ video to be played on MTV for the song ‘all twisted’. doug holland went on to play for harley cromag in ‘85.

kill for cash
true color
just cabbage

Major Conflict

Sunday, January 1st, 2006

Major Conflict - Self Titled EP (silent scream records) ‘83
This is The Sound of NYHC in 1983: Teenagers.
We took our father’s overcoats and painted NO EDGE on them
Flannel shirts or pajama top. Jeans and combat boot.
We hung out on the Lower East Side before it became the Upper East Side,
at CBGB’s before it became a […]

The Abused - Loud and Clear

Wednesday, December 28th, 2005

The Abused - Loud and Clear (Abused Music) ‘83

500 made of this rare and amazing nyhc single by the abused, reissued on the 12″ boot ‘the way it was’ lp. again if you got the cash at this very moment you can get a copy for yourself off ebay for as little as $425USD! or […]