About Breakdown: There are 10 bands/artists with name "Breakdown". First band plays NY hardcore with elements of rap and metal. The NYHC Breakdown started in Yonkers, NY just outside of NYC. It consisted of Jeff (Vocals), Carl (Guitar), Don (Guitar), Rich (Bass), and Drago (Drums.) The band fused the thrash style of A7 style hardcore punk with a modern metallic crunch, influenced by crossover sound of bands like The Crumbsuckers, CroMags, and Agnostic Front. Their classic demo, released as a 7" and then CDEP on Blackout! Records set the stage for bands like Hatebreed and Madball.