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This Is Hardcore Fest 2013 Day 4 Photo Candids Part 2

Monday, August 12th, 2013
this-is-hardcore-2013-fest-sunday-9 This Is Hardcore 2013 drew to a close with GWAR letting loose a barrage of intergalactic slime spewing from all conceivable trajectories as severed heads, cannons, and even bloody asses soaked the brave. This following a healthy beating from headliners Paint It Black, Suicide File, Negative Approach, Trapped Under Ice, and Sick Of It All following a full day of eclectic hardcore. For those that braved the full four days of This Is Hardcore Fest 2013, it's safe to say we shared in a full gambit of emotions. Whether it was performing, pitting, filming, working, organizing, combating, editing, volunteering, troubleshooting, bleeding, laughing, yelling... The prevailing mood is one of enthusiasm and ...

This Is Hardcore Fest 2013 Day 4 Candid Photos Part 1

Sunday, August 11th, 2013
this-is-hardcore-2013-sunday-16 This Is Hardcore Fest 2013 ripped into Day 4 with yet another incredible line-up of sought after hardcore with Sick Of It All, Trapped Under Ice, Paint It Black, Suicide File, Negative Approach, 100 Demons, Slapshot, No Redeeming Social Value, Code Orange Kids, Strength For a Reason, Colin Of Arabia, Clenched Fist, Pride Kills, and Relentless. Let us not forget, intergalactic hardcore mutants, GWAR will closing the show this evening! Today had yet another rad twist as the members of Philly's SCA came in full regalia and proceeded to cordon off a section of the outside courtyard for real, hardcore, battle action. With swords, armor, and shields, ...

This Is Hardcore Day 3 Candid Photos Part 2

Sunday, August 11th, 2013
this-is-hardcore-2013-sat-16 This Is Hardcore Fest 2013 hit a zenith of intensity on the evening of Day 3 as hardcore juggernauts Judge, 7 Seconds, H20, Ceremony, All Out War, Ringworm, and Killing Time just bludgeoned a packed audience at Philly's Electric Factory. Let us first say, you are going to have to wait for the Judge photos. Not even teasers this round, but rest assured what we have in store will be worth a little extra wait. Blow The Scene's Dante Torrieri and Joshua Cohen will continue to hold down the candid and crowd shots as Anne Spina gathers her massive collection of band shots from the stage. Our official band galleries will be ...

This Is Hardcore Fest Day 3 Candid Photos Part 1

Saturday, August 10th, 2013
this-is-hardcore-2013-saturday-dante-42 This Is Hardcore Fest 2013 Day 3 said goodbye to the rain and ushered in the masses with radical 80-degree, sunny weather. Today's forecast is calling for some ridiculously heavy mosh as Judge, 7 Seconds, H20, Ceremony, All Out War, Ringworm, Killing Time, Nails, Rival Mob, Defeater, Wisdom In Chains, Mindset, Maximum Penalty, Turnstile, World War 4, Beware, Things We Say, and Caught In A Crowd thunder through Philly's Electric Factory. Blow The Scene's Dante Torrieri and Joshua Cohen will continue to holding down the candid and crowd shots as Anne Spina gathers her massive collection of band shots from the stage. Our official band ...

This Is Hardcore Fest Day 2 Candid Photos Part 2

Saturday, August 10th, 2013
this-is-hardcore-2013-friday-6 The second half of day 2 at This Is This Hardcore 2013 proved to be one for the books as Ramallah, Tragedy, Panic, Blacklisted, and Modern Life is War pummeled through Philly's Electric Factory. Oh yeah, and let us not neglect to mention Bane threw a massive fucking pizza party on stage. Blow The Scene's Dante Torrieri and Joshua Cohen will continue to holding down the candid and crowd shots as Anne Spina gathers her massive collection of band shots from the stage. Our official band galleries will be posted separately as we did in 2012. Keep up with all the This Is Hardcore 2013 coverage at BTS ...

This Is Hardcore Fest Day 2 Candid Photos Part 1

Friday, August 9th, 2013
this-is-hardcore-2013-day-2-dante-16 The rains ushered in the opening doors of This Is Hardcore Fest again for Day 2, but could not dampen spirits as the US's biggest hardcore bash stepped into overdrive. The day was set into motion as Rock Bottom, Enabler, Incendiary, Xibalba, and Rotting Out lit up the Philly's Electric Factory. The grounds quickly dried out as a plethora of vendors, activists, record labels, bands, distros, and more engaged fans from all corners of the globe. Candid shots from Day 2 will continue as Bane, Ramallah, Tragedy, Panic, Blacklisted, and Modern Life Is War hit the stage. Blow The Scene's Dante Torrieri and Joshua Cohen ...

This Is Hardcore Day 1 Band Teasers

Friday, August 9th, 2013
kid-dynamite-this-is-hardcore-2013-1 Generally we wait until the conclusion of TIH to start posting band shots from the stage photography while we focus on crowd and candids. This year we are upping the ante as our tireless Photographer Anne Spina is breaking off a few teaser shots from each band to hold us over until the full band galleries are complete. BTS Photographers Anne Spina and Dante Torrieri will both have table displays with some AMAZING PHOTOGRAPHS for sale starting today with other vendors at TIH. Be sure to check them out and all the rad shots from some of the best underground talents in the world. So without further ado here is quick teaser ...

This Is Hardcore Fest 2013 Day 1 Part 2 Candid Photos

Friday, August 9th, 2013
this-is-hardcore-2013-day-1-thursday-48 Day 1 of This Is Hardcore Fest 2013 held the course with a steady crescendo of intensity as Striking Distance, Cold World, Boysetsfire, Black Train Jack, Kill Your Idols, and Kid Dynamite took the stage. For what was decent turnout of folks for the beginning of the day quickly progressed into a packed house and full courtyard as this staple hardcore festival continues to grow healthy now entering its 8th edition. Walking amongst the crowd, we bumped into people from all corners of the globe with a collective enthusiasm that is nothing short of infectious. Blow The Scene‘s Dante Torrieri and Joshua Cohen will be holding down the ...

This Is Hardcore 2013 Day 1 Part 1 Candid Photos

Thursday, August 8th, 2013
this-is-hardcore-2013-dante-19 This Is Hardcore Fest kicked off 2013 with a flash thunderstorm as doors were opening that made for an impressive synchronized mode of all hands on deck with everyone helping to hold up tents, get merch under shelter, etc. A hardcore ballet if you will. A little rain could not dampen spirits as waves of fans made their way throughout the massive outdoor merch displays, humane and activist tents, record labels, and more. We bring you the first round of candid shots as opening bands Truth, Praise, and Suburban Scum got the floor moving and festivities underway. Blow The Scene's Dante Torrieri and Joshua Cohen will ...

This Is Hardcore Fest 2013 to feature Modern Life Is War, weekend passes on sale now

Monday, April 1st, 2013
This Is hardcore 2013 Joe "Hardcore" McKay and Philly Hardcore Shows booking group have announced the the first round of bands for the 8th Annual, Philly born and bred, This Is Hardcore Fest. 2013 lineup will take place August 8th through 11th and will include Modern Life is War, GWAR, Kid Dynamite, 7 Seconds, Black Train Jack, Panic, Tragedy, Trapped Under Ice, Negative Approach, Boy Sets Fire, The Suicide File, Killing Time, Nails, Ceremony, Defeater, Relentless, Things We Say and many more to be announced. Festival and Weekend passes just wne on sale at ...