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This Is Hardcore 2014 Day 4 Candids pt 2

Monday, July 28th, 2014
TIHC photobooth Day4-31 This Is Hardcore 2014 closed Day 4 at Philly’s iconic Electric Factory venue and grounds with a shock and awe campaign of heavy hitters including Test Of Time, Angel Dust, World War 4, Harm’s Way, Suburban Scum, Death Before Dishonor, Turnstile, Slumlords, Incendiary, Stigmata, Power Trip, Mushmouth, Knuckledust, Downset, Fury Of Five, E. Town Concrete, Madball and the infamous Bad Luck 13. We'll save the band reviews and news for the debut of BTS photographer Anne Spina's massive collection of band shots from the stage! Stay tuned for the band galleries coming soon! You can catch up on all of our This Is Hardcore ...

This Is Hardcore 2014 Day 4 Candids pt 1

Sunday, July 27th, 2014
TIHC photobooth Day4-5 This Is Hardcore Fest 2014 ushered in the final day of performances at Philly’s iconic Electric Factory venue and grounds with a mean line-up of raw hardcore as Test Of Time, Angel Dust, World War 4, Harm's Way, Suburban Scum, Death Before Dishonor, Turnstile, Slumlords, Incendiary, Stigmata, Power Trip, Mushmouth, and Knuckledust brought forth the rage. Still to come are heavyweights Downset, Fury Of Five, E. Town Concrete, Madball and the infamous Bad Luck 13. Blow The Scene‘s Dante Torrieri and Joshua Cohen will continue to hold down the candid, crowd, and photo booth shots as Anne Spina gathers her massive collection of band ...

This Is Hardcore 2014 Saturday Band Teasers: Culture, Nails, 100 Demons

Sunday, July 27th, 2014
[caption id="attachment_53589" align="alignnone" width="590"]Nails - This Is Hardcore 2014 Nails - This Is Hardcore 2014[/caption] The Saturday installment of This Is Hardcore 2014 at Philly’s Electric Factory venue grounds proved to be a marathon of punishing performances with Freedom, Old Habits, Full Of Hell, Hounds Of Hate, Greg Of Trial, Die Young, Heavy Chains, Coke Bust, Mindset, Alpha & Omega, Cruel Hand, Rotting Out, Culture, Death Threat, Wisdom In Chains, Nails, 100 Demons, Bold, CIV, Cold World, Blacklisted, and Title Fight all hitting the stage. Enjoy an early bird special of band shots from Day 3 that cuts right through the middle of this gnarly day of performances ...

This Is Hardcore 2014 Day 3 Candids pt 2

Sunday, July 27th, 2014
TIHC photobooth day3-13 This Is Hardcore Fest 2014 concluded a marathon day 3 at Philly's Electric Factory with performances by Rotting Out, Culture, Death Threat, Wisdom In Chains, Nails, 100 Demons, Bold, CIV, Cold World, Blacklisted, and Title Fight. Not to mention Freedom, Old Habits, Full Of Hell, Hounds Of Hate, Greg Of Trial, Die Young, Heavy Chains, Coke Bust, Mindset, Alpha & Omega, and Cruel Hand set the stage ablaze earlier in the afternoon. Blow The Scene‘s Dante Torrieri and Joshua Cohen will continue to hold down the candid and photo booth shots as Anne Spina gathers her massive collection of band shots from the stage. ...

This Is Hardcore 2014 Day 3 Candids pt 1

Saturday, July 26th, 2014
this-is-hardcore-2014-saturday-pt1-candids-11 This Is Hardcore Fest 2014 ripped into Day 3 at Philly's iconic Electric Factory venue and grounds with another stellar line-up of sought after hardcore as Freedom, Old Habits, Full Of Hell, Hounds Of Hate, Greg Of Trial, Die Young, Heavy Chains, Coke Bust, Mindset, Alpha & Omega, and Cruel Hand slayed the stage. Still to come are heavyweights Rotting Out, Culture, Death Threat, Wisdom In Chains, Nails, 100 Demons, Bold, CIV, Cold World, Blacklisted, and Title Fight. For the second year now, members of Philly’s SCA came in full battle regalia and proceeded to battle in pairs yielding swords, armor, and shields. These warlocks ...

This Is Hardcore 2014 Day 2 Candids pt 2

Saturday, July 26th, 2014
this-is-hardcore-2014-friday-52 This Is Hardcore Fest punctuates Day 2 with a flurry of intense performances at Philly's Electric Factory venue seeing Converge, Agnostic Front, The Explosion, and Turmoil wasting no time bringing forth the shred and melting faces along the way. There was no rest for the weary having already been plastered by Timebomb, Rude Awakening, Twitching Tongues, Backtrack, Dropdead, All Else Failed, and the mighty Slapshot earlier in the afternoon. And we've still got the two mammoth weekend jaunts to come! Blow The Scene‘s Dante Torrieri and Joshua Cohen will continue to hold down the candid and photo booth shots as Anne Spina gathers her massive collection ...

This Is Hardcore 2014 Day 2 Candids pt 1

Friday, July 25th, 2014
[caption id="attachment_53190" align="alignnone" width="590"]Ben Koller (Converge), Brian Izzi (Trap Them), Chris Maggio (ex-Trap Them, Sleigh Bells) scoping the Blow The Scene / Useless Rebel photo booth! Ben Koller (Converge), Brian Izzi (Trap Them), Chris Maggio (ex-Trap Them, Sleigh Bells) scoping the Blow The Scene / Useless Rebel photo booth![/caption] Philadelphia’s staple hardcore gathering, This Is Hardcore Fest, ripped into Day 2 at The Electric Factory venue grounds with All Else Failed, Dropdead, Backtrack, Twitching Tongues, Rude Awakening, and Timebomb set things off. Still to come later this evening are Converge, Agnostic Front, The Explosion, Turmoil, and Slapshot. We introduced the first Blow The Scene / TIH photo-booth this year and now the cats officially ...

This Is Hardcore 2014 Day 1 Band Teasers

Friday, July 25th, 2014
this-is-hardcore-2014-day-1-bands-14 Enjoy an early bird special of band shots from Day 1 of TIH Fest from BTS photographer Anne Spina's massive collection. The official band galleries drop after the fest, but we figured we'd break you off a few shots early. This Is Hardcore Fest 2014 launched with Rock Bottom, Lifeless, Expire, Noisem, Xibalba, Expire, Noisem, Code Orange Kids, Ringworm, Overcast, Crowbar, Unearth, and Killswitch Engage BTS's Dante Torrieri and Joshua Cohen are busy holding down candid crowd shots, be sure to keep up with all the breaking TIH action HERE. Photos by BTS photographer Anne Spina of Anne Spina ...

This Is Hardcore 2014 Day 1 Candids pt 2

Friday, July 25th, 2014
this-is-hardcore-2014-thursday-33 This Is Hardcore Fest concluded day 1 with several heavyweights laying it down on the proper as Overcast, Crowbar, Unearth, and Killswitch Engage hammered the final nails in. This, after being pummeled earlier in the day by Rock Bottom, Lifeless, Xibalba, Expire, Noisem, Code Orange, and Ringworm. And to think- We're only a quarter of the way through this march. It's only going to get nuttier from here. Blow The Scene‘s Dante Torrieri and Joshua Cohen will continue to hold down the candid and photo booth shots as Anne Spina gathers her massive collection of band shots from the stage. Our band galleries will be posted ...

This Is Hardcore 2014 Day 1 Candids pt 1

Thursday, July 24th, 2014
this-is-hardcore-2014-day-1-43 Philadelphia's gargantuan annual gathering of hardcore enthusiasts, This Is Hardcore Fest, launched into Day 1 with a bang at the iconic The Electric Factory venue grounds as Ringworm, Code Orange Kids, Xibalba, Noisem, Expire, Lifeless and Rock Bottom set things off. Still to come later this evening are Overcast, Crowbar, Unearth, and Killswitch Engage. Thousands of fans have poured in from all corners of the globe as a wide of array of vendors and charity organizations set up shop across the venue grounds. A few featured below include Pinups for Pitbulls, The Humane League, Shirts For a Cure and more. The food trucks set ...

This Is Hardcore Fest 2014 Line-up Announced

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
This Is hardcore Fest 2014 In years past we've described Philly's annual This Is Hardcore festival as "impressive", "legendary", and other relevant adjectives. All of the same apply in 2014 to be sure. But we're not going to go that route today, as the 2014 line-up has been dropped on an unsuspecting public amidst April fools allegations that this year's participants constitute a roster simply "too good to be true". Suffice it to say, this family festival run by Joe 'Hardcore' McKay and his hand-picked booking group, This Is Hardcore has entered the upper stratosphere of extreme festivals with ...