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"Hardcore lives on in the city where it all began. Jimmy Gestapo hosts a selection of the best punk and hardcore classics."
— GTA IV Website
"Steeped in a tradition of punk and metal, Liberty City Hardcore now features a new radio show hosted by DJ Max Cavalera of the legendary bands Sepultura, Soulfly and Cavalera Conspiracy."
— The Lost and Damned Website


Liberty City Hardcore, also known as Liberty City Hardcore Classics or as an abbreviation, is a radio station in Grand Theft Auto IV that plays hardcore punk and metal music.

Description

In Grand Theft Auto IV, the station is hosted by hardcore punk musician Jimmy Gestapo and plays hardcore punk from the New York Hardcore music scene. In particular, it appears to be paying homage to the scene surrounding CBGB, an iconic bar where most of the bands featured have performed at one point or another.

In The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony, the station is hosted by Max Cavalera and plays extreme metal genres. His segment is referred to as the "Blood Fire War Hate Death Metal Show".

This is one of the preferred stations of the Angels of Death, the Skinheads, the Albanian Mob, Jim Fitzgerald, Johnny Klebitz, Clay Simons, Terry Thorpe, and Henrique Bardas.

Tracklist

Grand Theft Auto IV

Tracklist
Song: Preview: Notes:
"A Day in the Life" by Murphy's Law (1986)
"All Your Boyz" by Maximum Penalty (1989)
"Back to Back" by Underdog (1989)
"Enforcer" by Leeway (1988)
Not available on Spotify
Removed in Patch 1.0.8.0 due to the 10-year licensing agreement on them expiring.
"Injustice System" by Sick of It All (1989)
"It's the Limit" by Cro-Mags (1985) Removed in Patch 1.0.8.0 due to the 10-year licensing agreement on them expiring.
"Just Can't Hate Enough (Live)" by Sheer Terror (1989)
"Right Brigade" by Bad Brains (1982)
"Tell Tale" by Killing Time (1989)
Not available on Spotify
"Victim in Pain" by Agnostic Front (1984)


Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City

Tracklist
Song: Preview: Notes:
"Slaughter of the Soul" by At the Gates (1995)
"Jailbait" by Drive By Audio (2009)
"Inner Sanctum" by Celtic Frost (1987)
"Drowned" by Entombed (1990)
"Dead Embryonic Cells" by Sepultura (1991)
"Blood Fire War Hate" by Soulfly (2008) Only the introduction was played for the station's feature ident.
"Dead by Dawn" by Deicide (1990)
"I Cum Blood" by Cannibal Corpse (1992)
"Call from the Grave" by Bathory (1987) Removed in Patch 1.0.8.0 due to the 10-year licensing agreement on them expiring.
"Awakening of the Gods" by Kreator (1986)
Not available on Spotify
"Fear of Napalm" by Terrorizer (1989)


Appearances

Radio Station
Individual Songs
  • "Day in the Life" by Murphy's Law is played in Patrick McReary's game trailer.

Videos

Grand Theft Auto IV soundtrack:

 

Episodes from Liberty City soundtrack:

Radios GTA EFLC - Liberty City Hardcore (Download Link)

Radios GTA EFLC - Liberty City Hardcore (Download Link)

Gallery

Trivia

  • The song "Jailbait" by Drive By Audio can only be heard in the downloadable version of The Lost and Damned, as for unknown reasons it is not featured on the disc version of Episodes from Liberty City.
  • Occasionally Jimmy Gestapo can be heard going into on-air rants against "California kids and their parking lot punk tours", a reference to the popular punk-based touring music festival Warped Tour and how many of the bands that played at Warped Tour in the 2000's were California-based.
    • This is one of the few times where California is directly mentioned in the HD Universe instead of its counterpart, San Andreas.

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