Posts Tagged ‘BüZe Ehrenfeld’

15 years ago the Bürgerzentrum Ehrenfeld aka BüZe, a venue run by the city council of Cologne back then, was setting out to become the focus of hardcore shows in the city. I was invited by a friend to come along to see Agnostic Front and Madball at the beginning of 1993, two bands I had only heard about recently before going to the show. (more…)


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I haven’t been to a hardcore show like this in a long long time, so I didn’t really know what to expect. Usually Cologne doesn’t host shows where people do the kickboxing dance moves, it never has. Cologne always was more of a punkrock city, hardcore was done by the guys slightly up north. Though strangely enough in the middle of the 1990s someone tried to set up hardcore shows at the BüZe Ehrenfeld. Name some New York hardcore band, they surely must have played there. (more…)

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