Hardcore punk was born here in 80's in a hard communist regime, when playing of punk music wasn't lawful. There was very big censorship on everything and only a few poeple tried to form punk or HC-punk bands. The first HC punk bands were for example...
After the velvet revolution, when the communists were gone, more and more bands formed and the scene in the Czech Republic enlarged.
In the present, there are some big centres of hardcore punk - Prague, Brno and Písek. Prague has the largest punk and hc punk scene. There are lots of great bands and lots of great people, who like that music. Also most famous, or legendary world bands travel here to play gigs.
Some Prague bands you can try...
In Brno there is a very big party of people, who love that music and here are more likely crust punk gigs and actions. Many world known crust bands are from there.
Some Brno city bands are for example...
From Písek city are two important and also world known bands who have played for many years:
Lahar - very energetic thrashcore, almost like Municipal Waste or Violator.
Gride - very fast and energetic grind-hardcore.
Day After records
Papagájův hlasatel records
Absent hour records
Human meat for sale records
Some more bands: