Mockingly derived term referring to an assortment of punk rock bands
, most notably from but not limited
to such subgenres
as folk-punk, melodic hardcore and pop-punk, acclaimed by message board members frequenting
Some of the more commonly lauded bands
include Hot Water Music
, Against Me!, Lifetime, Bouncing
Souls, the Lawrence Arms, Strike Anywhere, the Draft, Dillinger Four, This Bike
is a Pipe Bomb, Paint It Black, None
More Black, and the Gaslight Anthem. Orgcore bands
are known from such areas
as Richmond, Va, New Jersey, Chicago, and Gainseville
, Fl. Prominent record labels such
as No Idea, Fat Wreck Chords, and Plan It X have a strong following amongst the punknews community.
The stereotypical look
of the “orgcore” punker, as depicted in Rob Dobi's satirical website
yourscenesucks.com, is an arm tatooed, flannel shirt wearing, bearded, pabst blue ribbon drinking, 20 to 30-something year old.
The Fest, an annual punk rock music
festival held in Gainseville
Florida, is renowned amongst members of the punknews.org community.
Dude, did you see the lineup for the Fest this year? 10/10!!!! I just got a hard
on. It's got orgcore pioneers
Jawbreaker, Against Me!, the Lawrence Arms, that sweet new folk rock band from Richmond with
the dude with
the gruff voice, and that other
sweet new Bruce Springsteen inspired post-hardcore
band from New Jersey!