Right cuz unknown stranger's bands weren't & aren't 110% all hardcore bands & artists in general.
Hardcore was always ALWAYS about booking the known & familiar LOL you fuc k ing clueless idiot.
It's 1990-91. Earth Crisis forms. They send a demo to Tony Victory. He says "Who the f*ck is this band from Syracuse? Never heard them. Don't know them either." & tosses the demo in the garbage. Yeah - that was hardcore. You chump