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The Modern Problems of Jeremy Smith….

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Modern Problems are a relatively new Straight Edge Hardcore band out of Buffalo, New York with an obvious boner for No For An Answer/ Uniform Choice and boy do they NAIL that sound. 100 mph hard as fuck  hardcore punk  that still  manages to sound fresh and aggressive despite the bands obvious affection for a specific style & sound. Frontman Jeremy Smith’s melodic vocals lend the whole thing a sense of urgent optimism whilst still sounding hard as fuck, definitely a case of the iron fist concealed within a velvet glove. I recently started putting together a fanzine called Harder They Fall ( an extended version of this interview is also featured there) and I decided to hit Jeremy up to talk about Modern Problems, Buffalo Hardcore, Straight Edge, Star Wars and everything in between. Here’s what the man had to say…

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