Tag: Hardcore

1983, Music

Suicidal Tendencies (1983)

Before listening to this record, I have only ever listened to a “best of record” by these guys. That impressed the hell out of me, but it’s worth noting that they definitely changed significantly over the years, and what we have here is something much, much rawer than what I was expecting.

1986, Music

October File (1986) by Die Kreuzen

Harcore punk slowed down – but not Flipper slow, and much more competent – and played as if it was metal. As many others have noted, this is like the missing link between hardcore and Soundgarden and Alice in Chains, albeit without the strong songs of the latter. Still, it’s cool, unique stuff. Who knew …