Turning point was an american straight edge hardcore punk band from new jersey, united states, that existed from 1988 to 1991. Their early releases had the sound of youth crew, with lyrics relating to social issues or being straight edge. The later material was a lot more emo influenced, integrating more emotional lyrics, softer vocal delivery and octave chords. turning point at the electric factory in philadelphia, pa on other videos from the show angel dut - httpswww. band turning point album complete discography country usa (new jersey) genre hardcorestraightedgeyouthcrew label jade tree records tracklist 1. They had transcended their posi-youth roots to become pioneers who were able to straddle the line between hardcore and more complex song structure and issues--all of which would influence a generation of upcoming bands throughout the mid-nineties such as lifetime , texas is the reason. Turning point were not afraid to break barriers and the diversity of their discography proves it. Ranging from the raw original demo in 1988 that still influences modern hardcore bands today, to the 90s-era that put the band at the forefront of the post-hardcore movement, turning point will always be remembered as sounding ahead of their time. With sydnee steele, devinn lane, nikita denise, krystal summers. Influential east coast straight edge hardcore band from new jersey. Existing from 1988 to 1991, the bands emotional lyrics quickly set them apart from many of the new york hardcore bands of the time. Vocalist frank skip candelori passed away on june 19, 2002. turning point (a tribute to skip) is confirmed for this is hardcore in august. Tickets go on sale friday, april 1st so check thisishardcorefest.