Their melding of no-frills breakneck hardcore and the fervor of new generation metal bridges the gap between young and old, and it makes for one hell of a pit no matter what city or stage the band leaves in ruin. Vogel has been a key figure in the scene's survival, having given up a normal home life to slug it out on the road despite broken limbs, slipped discs and everything else that comes with hosting a TERROR show.



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It's impressive how they've sustained their cult following in the punk scene worldwide, captivating the rebellious youth for over forty years. Even without new studio releases in the past 19 years, their tour schedule remains full. Their music has been covered by Ice-T and Slayer and has inspired bands like Nirvana, Metallica, Queens of the Stone Age, and Dropkick Murphys. Perhaps we should contextualize this since it encompasses various meanings. It's the early 1980s, and 'entertainment' on a Saturday night—or any night—means either watching dull TV at home or hanging out in a bus shelter with cider or glue. Unless you're of age to share a pub with your father. The sheer excitement of it! Punk rock is everything. It's the essence of your existence, the only coherent aspect, and the sole anticipation in a world deemed to have 'no future.' And it's electrifying! The upcoming single, the next concert, the sound pulsing through your veins, affirming your existence...