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Top 20 Hardcore Albums in History: Complete List
Get in the pit: the best hardcore albums of all time | NME
With illegal parties cropping up across the UK while clubs are closed, we pick out the best of early 90s breakbeat hardcore. If hardcore rave was rooted in house and techno, the prosaically titled Made in Two Minutes makes explicit another major influence, hip-hop. Another example of how Bomb Squad-inspired UK rap fed into rave, Total Confusion was the work of a trio including the late Casper Pound , who went on to found the celebrated techno label Rising High. On one level, it is very of its time; on another, its sheer exuberance still cuts through.
Get in the pit: the best hardcore albums of all time
Earlier this year, our U. This, of course, resulted in us having to disqualify plenty of talented acts, as well as a lot of teeth gnashing among Internet historians and scene veterans. The next step was clear: publish a list of the 50 best American hardcore bands blowing up the scene right now. For both America and hardcore, the times are changing, with unorthodox opinions and previously-marginalized voices rising to the surface within the scene. The band must be still actively playing shows, releasing albums.
Splintering off from punk-rock in the s, hardcore took the toughest edges of punk and fashioned them into a bludgeoning device. Brighton bunch Dead Swans channelled the confusion of young love and mental illness into heart-rending, ear-splitting audible imperfection on their debut. There are few conversations that are sure to ignite arguments in the modern hardcore community quite like which of the Frank Carter-era Gallows records was superior. No shit. Do not let the media, schools, institutions, influence you.