False hardcore. The relation between hardcore and nu-hardcore is the same as the relation between real metal acts like Testament and Suffocation and nu-metal shit like Korn and Godsmack.
"This nu-hardcore is absolutely worthless."
by Straight Up June 18, 2004
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Nu-Hardcore is basically the subgenre of hardcore that sucks. Among the many, this is probably the worst. Acts like Atreyu fit this perfectly. Lame. Go listen to some 1998-metalcore like ZAO or Living Sacrifice, PLEASE.

(P.S., nu hardcore abuses breakdowns.)
Nu-Hardcore kid:
"Hey man, do you like hardcore?"
Not Nu-Hardcore kid:
"Sure."
Nu-Hardcore kid:
"Yeah, that new Atreyu is sweet."
Not Nu-Hardcore kid:
"Go die. I will end you."
by Q-Tip McVicker December 15, 2004
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This music genre was summoned by a level 60 Sony UMG shaman and then hurled upon the masses by appearing in movies such as brokeback mountain.
Andrew Loyd Weber, Guy Ritchie, Nina Simone, Newton-John. Nu Hardcore is gay.
by brutale November 18, 2005
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the same as hardcore, but for pussies wont admit that atreyu is hardcore
by zed March 08, 2005
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Nu-Rave is the umbrella term used to describe a trio of distinct but united sounds; Hardcore Breaks, Rave Breaks and J-Tek... Music that takes the best from the original early 90s UK Rave scene and brings it up-to-date with an added twist for today's generation.
Nu-Rave Hardcore Breaks Rave Breaks J-Tek
Labels include:
2Fresh, 2FX, Bassrock, Brain Kan, Crisp Biscuit, Cut N Run, Cue Burn, Finn Breaks, Firewall, Hardcore Beats, Junki Monkey, Lapdance, Metro Breaks, Nu Basement, Rave Breaks, Rogue Squadron, Sharkfin, Soldout, Tornado, UppercutZ, J-Tek.
by Antondecks November 20, 2008
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