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Hardcore (Music)

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Topical headingHardcore (Music)
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Variant(s)Hard core (Music)
Hardcore punk (Music)
See alsoPunk rock music
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Found inWork cat.: 96070567: Lahickey, B. All ages, c1997 (hardcore)
All music guide WWW site, Jan. 22, 2003 (Hardcore punk: The most rigid and extreme variation of punk rock; emerged in the early '80s; impossibly fast, the vocals were shouted, the riffs were simple, and the records looked (and sounded) like they were made in someone's basement; primarily American) WWW site, Jan. 22, 2003 (in text of articles on styles and groups: hardcore, hardcore punk)
Shuker, R. Key concepts in popular music (Hardcore: Part of the U.S. underground in the late 1970s; developed out of punk and was linked with grunge and alternative rock; originally harder and faster than its direct ancestor, punk rock, monochrome guitars, bass, and drums, half-shouted lyrics venting the most inflammatory sentiments; British hardcore and post-punk bands were noted for their melodically minimal, percussive structures)
Pickering, D. Cassell companion to 20th-century music (Hardcore: Alternative U.S. name for the punk rock movement of the late 1970s. In the 1980s the term was specially reserved for the most radical forms of post-punk rock)
White, D. Dict. pop. mus. styles world (under United States: Hard core: Loud minimalist punk rock music)
Encarta world Eng. dict. WWW site, Jan. 22, 2003 (hard core, n. 2: type of fast rock music: a type of dance music notable for its repetitive rhythmic synthesized sounds and fast tempo)
Wicke, P. Handbuch der popula╠łren Musik (hardcore)