The History of Nemesis Records, by Patrick Kitzel (Reaper Records, 2017)
A deep dive into the label (and man) behind records by Insted, Brujeria, Uniform Choice, and much more.
A Death in Queens
On what would have been his 49th birthday, an old friend pays tribute to a NYC original.
45 Adapters, They Call it Justice (Contra Records/Longshot Music, 2016)
NYC's premier maximum R&B/Oi! outfit drops some new vinyl with purpose.
Crown Court, Capital Offence (Katorga Works, 2016)
The young British Oi! outfit keeps the classic bootboy tradition alive.
Javier Villegas (Born Against, Cattle Press, Iabhorher, Our Gang)
"The first albums I ever owned on vinyl were Love Gun and Alive!, by KISS."
Catastrophic Visions: Industrial Noise in 1990s Peru
Digging deep into some of South America's harshest sounds.
Chris Fist (The Wilding Incident, Clenched Fist, Breakdown, Mental Abuse, Life’s Blood)
A diehard on the halcyon days of NYHC.
New Breed Documentary 1989 Theme: Exclusive Premiere
The most gritty hardcore from New York City.
On Suffering Remembered: Rorschach’s Needlepack 25th Anniversary
The story behind the influential record, as told by its members and close associates.
NYC Hardcore Vet Andy Guida Talks About His Six III Studio
A NYHC musician on his unexpected career journey.
Duffy's Cut/The Idle Gossip, Split (Oi! the Boat/Contra Records, 2015)
Our resident Oi! expert weighs in on a new vinyl split.
George Anthony (Battalion of Saints)
The California hardcore punk OG on their new EP, Lemmy, and his band's rich history.
Song of the Day
Daylight Mourner, “Shadow of Doubt,” from Dystopia (Self-Released, 2015)
A dose of throwback post-punk from NYC is always welcomed around these parts.