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Underground Christian Hardcore and Hip-Hop

Here's a pretty old legacy post from the blog archives of Geekery Today; it was written about 21 years ago, in 2001, on the World Wide Web.

Lauren Sandler explores the underground Christian hardcore and hip-hop scenes in the Village Voice. The article is not only a fascinating piece of sociology of religion, but also of personal interest to me: I have a cousin who played on the underground Christian metal scene during the 1980s and 1990s. He was into death metal and thrash rather than the hardcore/punk scene, but from what I can tell it’s basically the same dynamics.

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  1. pranahead

    Love Christian hardcore, really says it all so plainly. Love God, this reality bites. Just thought you may enjoy this: Aeon’s Promise, Christian hardcore/rock/blues and jazz. free mp3’s at listed site Check out I believe, Zero Hour, Salt Ltd. http://www.soundclick.com/aeonspromise

    Peace in our risen and supernatural Lord Jesus!!

— 2004 —

  1. Chris Guitrau

    You should try to listen to a blindside, or Dead Poetic, Living sacrifice, Zao, or Officer negative.

— 2005 —

  1. Olivia

    No one has heard of He is Legend, but they are probably my favorite band. They’re hardcore, melodic screamo, amazing vocals. Other than them, I love Dead Poetic and Showbread. “Mouth Like a Magazine” by Showbread is one of the best songs of all time.

— 2006 —

  1. Brad

    B.B.A.B.H.(Blessed By A Broken Heart) is my favorite christian hardcore band

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