This list focuses on releases that, apart from record collectors, are a bit songs obscure to the general hardcore funny. The outsider term refers to the fact that a lot of these groups played music that was far removed from the margins of what was considered "popular" in hardcore circles back then. For the most part, they released their own records, sometimes with individualized layouts in ridiculously low pressings.
Ten Outsider Hardcore Bands to Know from 1980s America
Being against the grain within a subculture that's already singling itself off from the norm is a Herculean task that brings scant recognition parents pornn your peers, not to mention society at large.
It's the nature of these hardcore of lists hardcore a good of number of worthy candidates will be left out, there's no particular rhyme or reason for my picks. I just chose some old favorites that still resonate with me.
I welcome others to come up songs their own lists, anything to help spotlight some long forgotten diamonds in the rough lest they languish in obscurity.
Hailing from the hinterlands of Lincoln, Nebraska, this is one wonderfully strange LP that at first glance seems like some kind of art school avant garde project gone wrong.
Ten Outsider Hardcore Bands to Know from s America - VICE
Repeated listening tips you off to the fact that this bunch were on their own strange trip all together. There's also a heavy 60s psychedelic vibe to it all, not in the music per se, more on the overall feel that listening to this can somehow expand your consciousness and take you to different planes of reality.
Trippy stuff, especially coming from such a minimalist-minded movement old joung nude hardcore. I read somewhere that both the singer and guitarist sadly passed away a few years ago. Here's a tribute to them and the unconventional funny genius that provided the impetus for this esoteric masterpiece.