There was a time when hardcore was more than music, it was a movement. Anyone, regardless of how well they could play an instrument could express themselves musically in ways too agressive, too brutal and in most circumstances too honest for even edgy mainstream music. It was a time when bands were willing to push the envelope while breaking all the rules, and didn't let the fact that they had to do it all by themselves stop them. True hardcore is an unstopable messege, totally seperate from the countless trends (from Bleached hair to Girl Jeans) that have come and gone. It's going to a show with 9 kids or 1000 kids who are perfect strangers or your best friends, and knowing that everyone in the room with a soul is compelled with the same unmatched intensity, to "think how they want to think", to "do what they know is right" to "be what they want to be" and never let anyone even think they can stop them.

I think over the years we've all gotten spoiled to the point where we don't care about much more than what we have, how many "babes we can slay" (if you're a dude) and above all else, our social status. People get so caught up in that shit that they can't undertand the value of something that doesn't provide any material benefit or make them appear special in whatever way, yet it has the capacity to empower every kid to live life to the fullest, be his/herself and have a shit-ton of fun in the process.
I think it's unfortunate that people these days pick out all the trappings of hardcore, the fashion trends, the image (there are tons of images) and limit hardcore to just that, since it suits their superficial way that they approach the world. It makes about as much sense as taking the pickles off of a big mac and calling them hamburgers (i mean if you really like pickles.) I hope this definition helps people reexamine the way they think about hardcore, and spread the word to people who don't know any better.
Raechel Hutto is Pretty damn Hardcore
by Matt Moore June 25, 2006

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The core of all hardness.
Ed: Dave is just so...
Ben: Hardcore?
Ed: yeah...
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1. to the most extreme
2. the ablitiy to do many sexual favors
1.oh yea i she hit her like hardcore.
2. that ho's hardcore
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something to say to sound really cool in front of your buds
dude 1: man that movie was HARDCORE
dude 2: shut up, we just got out of sweet home alabama
dude 1: well ummmm your shoes are HARDCORE
dude 2: dont be an ass kisser
by t-radical squared May 11, 2005

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An adjective used for those who ride mopeds and/or scooters with a look of extremity on their face. To be considered hardcore while riding a scooter or moped, you must be en route to a restaurant which serves mainly mexican cuisine, where the male staff all obnoxiously stair at each and every woman that walks in the door.
Abby and Hanna looked so hardcore on their way to el toro.

I feel like such a fruitcake on my built motor suzuki GS1100. I think I need to by a metropolitan so I can feel hardcore!
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people who are extreme are hardcore. Being hardcore is a rare talent and can only be mastered by few.
"Bobbie and Rachel are so hardcore, leah and i wish we were as hardcore as they are"
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Where you take something to the next level and realy awesome.
me n yo mum dun it hardcore last night gigigiigity.
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Hardcore techno is a form of contemporary popular music with an aggressive edge, created using personal computers.
In 2004 - It's HARDCORE!

Happy hardcore has some really upliftin tunes
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