For my second Razorcake installment, we have bands, bars, artists, and even gangs. Row one has an awesome hand-painted work by artist Skinner, a GBH parody for NYC’s skinhead crew DMS, and then one for Oakland’s crust punk outfit Dystopia. In the second row there is a patch for hometown hardcore heroes Cro-Mags, NY state capital’s straightedge act One King Down, and Iron Maiden’s Eddie the Head peeks out at you. In the last row, there’s one for the Brooklyn bar Tender Trap, a patch by artist Alexandria Noel, and end it on D.C.’s powerviolence trio Magrudergrind.
I always ask the wearer before taking photos of the back of one’s jacket. At festivals, I’ve never heard a single person say, “No.” In New York City, not only have I heard, “No,” a few times—quite a number have said, “Fuck off!” Still, I’m keeping things going, so here goes round two.