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ARTCORE ISSUE #30 + STATE FUNERAL ‘Protest Music’ 7” EP
State Funeral is a new band from the U.K. This is the first 7” EP ‘Protest Music’ of political hardcore punk (you can hear three tracks here... http://statefuneral.bandcamp.com/) The EP has six tracks and comes in a two colour sleeve as eight page booklet, with a patch and download code. Note: The download code also includes the entire TERMINAL DECAY 20 band international compilation LP from last issue.
In this issue, Artcore features interviews with the Magnificent and Boss Tuneage Records from the U.K., Nothing from Germany, Out Of Trust and No Mistake from the U.S., as well as the director of the All Ages Boston Hardcore Film; Drew Stone, and a new interview with Ron Reyes, formerly of Black Flag. After years of being somewhat overlooked by punk historians, Vaultage finally features the complete history of Government Issue. Helge Schreiber writes at length about Hardcore Holland, featuring; BGK, Deadlock, Disgust, Indirekt, Larm, Neuroot, Pandemonium and Funeral Oration. Helge also allowed us to publish the English translation of excerpts from his book ‘Network Of Friends’, with contributions from Ian MacKaye, Henry Rollins, Dave Dictor, John Stabb and many more. Thirty years on from the release of the Faith/Void split LP, Andy Nystrom talks to Chris Stover of Void, and Michael Hampton of Faith about the record. David Ensminger talks to members of Really Red and Mydolls, and Welly writes about Gigs of the Eighties, as well as G.I. There are of course, many reviews, columns and other stuff, as well as photos and graphics.
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