Tag Archives: The Fight

Tony Rettman celebrating new ‘Straight Edge’ book in NYC; FYA 5 announced

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Tony Rettman, author of NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990 and Why Be Something That You’re Not: Detroit Hardcore 1979-1985, is releasing his new book, Straight Edge: A Clear-Headed Hardcore Punk, next week (11/14). He celebrates it in NYC tonight, with a Q&A with Scott Crawford, who directed the Salad Days: A Decade Of Punk In Washington, DC (1980-90) documentary.

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Back to School Jam back at Game Changer World with new lineup, following drama

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

When the 2017 Back to School Jam was announced, it was a bit of a surprise that the NJ hardcore fest moved from its usual home of GameChangerWorld to Starland Ballroom, and that pop punk band State Champs were headlining. Drama ensued, and now the festival is back at GameChangerWorld with a smaller lineup…

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