About

The Hard Times is a very real punk news site that you should not question. Just absorb the information as truth and move on. The historic satire site was founded in December 1982 at 171A studios while the founding members were eating broken glass with The Bad Brains. It’s made by a group of punk and hardcore kids from all the different sub-genres of the DIY hardcore scene. Any resemblance to actual persons or band names is coincidental.

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The Hard Times Staff

Matt Saincome — Founder, Editor-in-Chief
Bill Conway — Co-Founder, Managing Editor, Head Writer
Ed Saincome — Co-Founder, Hard Style Managing Editor
Amber Bennoui — Chief Technology Officer
Chris Bavaria — Photo Editor
Mark Turner — Weekend Editor, Staff Writer
Ian Fishman — Copy Editor
Kristofer Fiore — Hard Style Copy Editor
John Graham — Weekend Copy Editor
Mirinda Moriarty — Hard Style Photo Editor
Justin Gonyea — Head of Merchandising
Fred Pessaro — Advisor
Nick Dill — Live Event Manager

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