Agnostic Front were one of the leaders of the New York City hardcore movement that emerged in the early 1980’s. Through a revolving door of membership changes, the band — mostly centered around guitarist Vinnie Stigma and vocalist Roger Miret — has veered from hardcore to thrash metal and back to a hybrid hardcore/oi! sound in later years. More than 25 years after their debut, the band continues to churn out releases and tour on a regular basis.
New York City in the early 1980’s was a fertile breeding ground for what became known as hardcore punk. With the city troubled from recession, crime, and ineffective government, many of the city’s youth were unemployed and frustrated. Musical aftershocks of the original punk movement,... Read More