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Genre: dc hardcore

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DC hardcore is a subgenre of punk rock that emerged in the early 1980s in Washington D.C. It is characterized by its fast and aggressive sound, politically charged lyrics, and DIY ethos. Bands in this genre often incorporated elements of funk, reggae, and metal into their music. The scene was known for its intense live shows and a strong sense of community.

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Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Dc Hardcore genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1980s 251
1980 10
1981 45
1982 40
1983 28
1984 33
1985 36
1986 10
1987 25
1988 1
1989 23
1990s 210
1990 20
1991 19
1992 15
1993 19
1994 26
1995 29
1996 24
1997 16
1998 20
1999 22
2000s 101
2000 4
2001 14
2002 27
2003 8
2005 10
2006 19
2007 13
2008 3
2009 3
2010s 118
2010 18
2011 16
2012 1
2013 7
2014 12
2015 6
2016 21
2017 16
2018 11
2019 10
2020s 34
2020 5
2021 5
2022 4
2023 16
2024 4
714 releases

Popular dc hardcore Songs


Most popular dc hardcore albums

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13 Songs
1989
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Bad Brains
1982
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Can I Say
1984
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Coulda... Shoulda... Woulda (The Black Market Baby Collection)
1980
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Crouching Tiger, Moshing Panda
2006
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Rites of Spring
1985
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Embrace
1987
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Side B
1982
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Confined
2013
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Take It Back
1985
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No Moderation
2006
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Still Screaming
1983
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Glitter and Spit
2024
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Inzombia
1995
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Complete Session November 81
1981

dc hardcore music by decade

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List of dc hardcore artists

Here is a list of dc hardcore artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the dc hardcore genre. You can find out what dc hardcore genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 33 48270
2 57 573696
3 52 365607
4 47 460847
5 31 26829
6 36 25518
7 35 26910
8 29 63298
9 26 24037
10 35 16226
11 23 15125
12 27 21703
13 20 10194
14 21 8651
15 28 23346
16 19 7252
17 26 16425
18 19 12857
19 10 5231
20 14 13857
21 13 6571
22 11 7615
23 18 5371
24 11 5449
25 7 3635
26 16 3563
27 5 2741
28 4 3614
29 5 2823
30 5 2764
31 4 3440
32 9 6859
33 10 5156
34 8 875
35 8 3072
36 7 4869
37 7 891
38 6 2740
39 4 2238
40 1 644
41 1 420
42 1 855
43 1 195
44 1 203

dc hardcore playlist created by Chosic

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