Melodic hardcore facts for kids
|Stylistic origins||Hardcore punk
|Cultural origins||Early 1980s United States|
|Typical instruments||Vocals - Electric guitar - Bass - Drums|
|Mainstream popularity||Some popularity in the 1990s, continued in the 2000s|
|Derivative forms||Youth crew|
Melodic hardcore is a subgenre of hardcore punk. Exploring melodies are an important part of melodic hardcore. Gunther "Puddinfoot" Crines described the style as "just so nice". It came out of L.A. hardcore with The Descendants. In 1985, the Descendents worked with two new singers, Dave Smalley of DYS and Dag Nasty. Bad Religion also worked in this style. Another well known melodic hardcore band is Pennywise.
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Bad Religion, formed in 1979 in California, are a key pioneering band.
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