Hardcore Vient à Paris, 1983–1987

  • Tyler SonnichsenEmail author


This chapter discusses how and why hardcore punk arrived in Paris (or the suburbs, at least) in the moment it did, citing the geography of Île-de-France, the violent urban landscape of that era, and the cross-cultural meaning of the term hardcore” in punk music. We meet Heimat-Los, Kromozom 4, and other key players of the time.


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  1. 1.University of Tennessee at KnoxvilleKnoxvilleUSA

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