Satisfaction may be the death of desire, but finding the balance of enjoyment and forever yearning to create anew is something the hardcore scene knows all too well. Punk rock is quick to pilfer its roots and can be ever so judgmental about what is true to form and what is just a knockoff.
A couple of the bands showcased here, derive elements from the past and add them to a current blended form to create a distinct sound and vibe. Each is helping to propel hardcore music forward and has their own take. Is this the the shape of punk to come?