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New York City Hardcore Poetry
By Jason Diamond The Cro-Mags, in my opinion, were the best New York City Hardcore band besides Agnostic Front. The band’s ties with the New York literary scene date back to the mid-1970’s, when future Cro-Mag bassist Harley Flanagan began publishing poetry before his tenth birthday. While this might seem like the precocious action of a child, the beginning of Flanagan’s literary career would make many contemporary writers a bit envious. Flanagan, as documented in American Hardcore, published Stories […]