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‘90s Hardcore Photo Party (Upstate New York Edition)

Integrity at Kendzies, Lockport, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)

Back in the early '90s, Jason Dettbarn was immersed in the upstate New York hardcore scene. In addition to writing a couple of zines, Jason also roadied and did merch for both Despair and Union, and hit as many shows as he could. I'm happy that he brought along his camera to many of those aforementioned gigs because he's shared them with No Echo and I'm bringing you some of those here today. 

While some of the exact venue/time information isn't complete, I've done my best here to document each image. Make sure you give Jason a follow on Instagram at @endonend to see more of his shots.

Bloodlet at Discovery, Tonawanda, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Jimmy Eat World at Detroit Fest, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
The Mandela Strikeforce at Cleveland Fest 1995. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Lifetime at the Showplace Theater, Buffalo, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Guilt at the Showplace Theater, Buffalo, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
CIV at Lost Horizon, Syracuse, NY, 1995.. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Chokehold at Discovery, Tonawanda, NY, 1996. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Envy at Lost Horizon, Syracuse, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Union performing in Buffalo, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
By the Grace of God at Detroit Fest (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Despair at Discovery, Tonawanda, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Strife at Lost Horizon, Syracuse, NY, 1995. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Gameface at the Showplace Theater, Buffalo, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Ashes at Lost Horizon, Syracuse, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Damnation A.D. at Lost Horizon, Syracuse, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
H2O performing in Buffalo, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Shift performing in Buffalo, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Los Crudos at Cleveland Fest 1995. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Threadbare at Lost Horizon, Syracuse, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Kite-Eating Tree performing in Buffalo, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Despair at Lost Horizon, Syracuse, NY, mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Texas Is the Reason at Lost Horizon, Syracuse, NY, circa mid-'90s. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)
Integrity at Cleveland Fest 1996. (Photo: Jason Dettbarn)

Tagged: bloodlet, by the grace of god, civ, copper, gameface, h2o, hardcore photo party, integrity, lifetime, los crudos, shift, strife, texas is the reason, threadbare

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