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Photos: Cop Problem, Enabler, Occult 45, Outer Heaven in Philly

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Philly’s own aggressive crust unit, Cop Problem recently celebrated a hometown record release with label-mates Enabler, and regional talents Outer…Read More


Slapshot: Philly Photo Special

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

It was another night of rowdy hardcore presented by Joe Hardcore as long-standing East Coast mainstays, Slapshot ripped through the…Read More


This Is Hardcore Fest 2013 Day 4 Candid Photos Part 1

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

This Is Hardcore Fest 2013 ripped into Day 4 with yet another incredible line-up of sought after hardcore with Sick…Read More


Comeback Kid, Wisdom In Chains, Reign Supreme Philly Photo Special

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Hardcore music fans in Philly got a rare treat as Comeback Kid stormed through the now legendary First Unitarian Church…Read More


Gehenna, Old Wounds, Withdrawal, Eddie Brock, God’s America Philly Photo Review

Monday, February 4th, 2013

The 9th Annual A389 Recordings Bash in Baltimore spurred offshoots of some great East Coast billings that saw a number…Read More


All Else Failed Philly Photo Review

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Philly’s knuckledraggers put in a day to remember as scene mainstays, All Else Failed, made a special appearance at The…Read More


United Forces Tour 2012 Philly Photo Review

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

United Forces Tour Philly Photo Review featuring Trapped Under Ice, Wisdom In Chains, Naysayer, Backtrack and Born Low performing live at The Barbary venue.


This Is Hardcore Fest 2012 BTS Coverage Kicks Off with Joe Hardcore Interview

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

2012 marks the 7th annual installment of one of the East Coast’s staple hardcore music festivals, This Is Hardcore. After…Read More


Blacklisted Philly Show with Verse, Stick Together and More

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Just shy of two years years since their last live appearance, Philadelphia’s evolving sons of hardcore, Blacklisted, played a standing-room-only…Read More


Cock Sparrer, Cro-Mags, Wisdom in Chains, Night Birds Philly Show

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

London’s own godfathers of Oi!, Cock Sparrer, kicked off a set of rare appearances last week at Philadelphia’s Union Transfer…Read More


Quick Hardcore Gallery Agitator, Power Trip, Primitive Ways in Philly

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Philadelphia’s premiere underground hardcore stop, O’Reilly’s, played host to solid cast of hardcore, crust, and thrash bands under the watchful…Read More


This Is Hardcore Evolution Through Photo Kickstarter Campaign

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

This Is Hardcore founder, Joe “Hardcore” McKay along with fellow photographers and artists, have combined forces to put together a…Read More


Horror Show photo gallery

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

After a several year hiatus forced by incarceration and the untimely death of guitarist Joshua Tshirlig, Horror Show played their…Read More


The Joe Hardcore Interview pt II

Friday, January 20th, 2012

The last time we caught up with Philly’s leading hardcore show organizer and promoter Joe “Hardcore” McKay, we were just…Read More


Joe Hardcore Benefit Show with Floorpunch, Cold World and More

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

We’ve all been in the wrong place at the wrong time. One of Philadelphia’s premiere show organizers and promoters, Mr.…Read More


This Is Hardcore Fest 2011 Photo Gallery Day 4

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Day 4 coverage of This Is Hardcore 2011 feat Rock Bottom, Agitator, Dead End Path, Touche Amore, Cruel Hand, Victims, All Else Failed, Morning Again, Wisdom In Chains, Down To Nothing, Killing Time, Reach The Sky, and From Ashes Rise.


This Is Hardcore Fest 2011 Photo Gallery Day 3

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Day 3 coverage of This Is Hardcore 2011 with a 150 more photos by Dante Torrieri feat Rival Mob, Maximum Penalty, Betrayed, District 9, Resurrection, Hatewaves, Pulling Teeth, Damnation A.D., Cold World, Bane, Strife, Blacklisted, and Terror.


This Is Hardcore Fest 2011 Photo Gallery Day 1 & 2

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Photo gallery of TIH 2011 Day 1 and Day 2. Feat Go Rydell, Full Of Hell, Face Reality, Sacred Love, Disengage, Reign Supreme, Mindset, Bracewar, Foundation, Underdog, Wrong Answer, Praise, Mother of Mercy, Nails, Ringworm, Mouthpiece, Title Fight, Token Entry, H20, and Youth of Today.


The Joe Hardcore Interview: This Is Hardcore

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

In-depth interview with Joe “Hardcore” McKay with history of his involvement with music and the hardcore scene since the 80s, spanning his experiences through his preparation as host of This Is Hardcore Fest 2011.


Trapped Under Ice – Agitator – Joe Hardcore’s Birthday Bash

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Photo Gallery of Joe Hardcore’s July 9, 2011 Birthday Bash featuring Trapped Under Ice, Agitator, United Youth, Free Spirit, No Tolerance, Beware, and Alert.


Wisdom in Chains and Rise and Fall Photos

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Massive Photo Gallery of Wisdom in Chains, The Killer, Rise and Fall, Masakari, and Incendiary taken May 13, 2011 at their Philly Hardcore Show performance at Broad St. Ministries. Get stoked!