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Episode 28.. Jeff Gunnells. A Story of Redemption.

EPISODE 28 JEFF GUNNELLS . A STORY OF REDEMPTION. This Episode is dedicated to the Memory of Ashley Ann Lohrer Gunnells, Jeff’s oldest daughter. Her birthday was March 5, 1988. She would have been 33 on the day of this episode’s release. May God Rest Her Soul. The conversation I...

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Episode 27 Aaron Heard. Philly Hardcore’s Prominent Son.

Episode 27 Aaron Earl Heard. Philly Hardcore’s Prominent Son. photo credit : Shots By Don Carter Aaron Earl Heard is someone who’ve I’ve watch grow from a young man finding his way into hardcore, to being a Frontman whose charisma, stage presence and powerful vocals brought him out of Pennsylvania...

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Episode 26 Luis Aponte.. Growing, Learning and Understanding.

Episode 26 Luis Aponte.. Growing, Learning and Understanding. Luis Aponte, a son of PAHC grew up in Allentown, learning from his father about hardcore and straight edge at a very young age. Between skateboarding, finding DIY shows to attend at the Secret Art Space in Bethlehem, PA, he would be...

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Episode 25 The Return of Richie Mancuso… Hardcore’s Cultural Value and It’s Successes.

Episode 25 The Return of Richie Mancuso… Hardcore’s Cultural Value and It’s Successes. There is no better person to be This Is Hardcore Podcast’s first return guest : Richie Mancuso. For those who haven’t checked out his first appearance, TIHC Episode 7 is an awesome story of Richie’s beginnings and...

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Episode 24 – Damien Rodriguez. Smashing Through Everything and Never Giving Up.

Episode 24 – Damien Rodriguez. Smashing Through Everything and Never Giving Up. Damien Rodriguez is a talented tattooer who is best known for his japanese art. But before he became known on multiple continents for his beautiful work, he was a stalwart of the Philadelphia Hardcore scene. Damien is also...

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