Culture Codes documentary: Charting the Rise of Boston’s Hardcore Punk Scene

Boston’s hardcore punk scene has a rich, if not complicated, history. We headed there and chopped it up with some of the major players of that era. In the 1980s some characterized the growing movement with violence and extreme straight edge fanaticism. Highsnobiety, an online publication covering forthcoming trends and news in fashion, art, music, and culture, all on one platform, has teamed up with directors Thuan Tran & Drew Stone to premiere an interesting new mini-documentary on the ealy days of Boston hardcore scene, featuring major players from that era. Watch above adn GO HERE to see the full feature with additional commentary and photos.

Featuring Jack Kelly (Slapshot / Negative FX), Craig Silverman (Slapshot / Agnostic Front), Duane Lucia (Gallery East), Matt Gray, Mike Gitter (Author / A & R Exec.), Laura Zeitlin.

Music by Slapshot & Death Before Dishonor, photos by Philin Phlash, video footage Fredrick Hough (Red Shark Vide).

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