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    • September 3, 2012 9:11 PM CDT
    • Hey Kevin,

      Check out this site for house shows/basement shows and some clubs:

    • September 3, 2012 2:29 AM CDT
    • Hey everyone! I live in Omaha, NE and will be visiting Chicago on Friday 9-7 and will be leaving Sunday morning 9-9. Just wondering if there are any awesome shows going on that weekend, or any other bars/venues/sandwich or pizza shops I should check out. This will be my first time in Chicago, so any suggestions would be great!!



    • August 27, 2012 5:58 PM CDT

      Thursday, September 27

      Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of "Live For Buzz"

      The Swingin' Neckbreakers!
      With Special Guests
      The Original Sins!

      DJ Tony LoFi! & Michel Alario!

      $8adv $10dos

      BUY TIX:​t3/sale/​SaleEventDetail?dispatch=lo​adSelectionData&eventId=48​70645

      THE SWINGIN' NECKBREAKERS look like they've stepped out of the photocopied sleeve notes for one of Crypt Records' Back From The Grave releases and sound like it too. But they haven't. They've stepped off the cover of a Telstar Record. And they're celebrating the 20th anniversary of their Telstar release "Live For Buzz" with this show. "Live for Buzz" was a revelation to garage fiends in the early '90s, and it hasn't aged much since (even if you have). It's still a killer disc powerful enough to shake a few neck bolts and lower vertebrae loose then send you home hoarse with creaky knees pulverized by the time you're done dancing to it. It's flat-out incendiary! And in person it's no different. This mighty trio from Trenton, N.J. are one of the best bands bar none the garage scene circa '60 something through NOW has ever produced. They have it all; a killer name taken from old pro wrestler Ken Patera's signature move, solid guitar thrashing courtesy of Jeff Jefferson, a drummer in John Jorgenson who puts Bamm-Bamm Rubble to shame -- and a fiery frontman who takes no guff, bass player and vocal shredder Tom Jorgensen. Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of "Live for Buzz" Tour kicks off at The Bowery Electric, September 27th, 2012.

      THE ORIGINAL SINS outta' Bethlehem, PA. are led by John Terlesky and deliver pummeling blasts of scathing garage punk with more sharp hooks than a tackle box. Think Buzzcocks meet The Misfits and twice as pissed.​THE-ORIGINAL-SINS/​108069185893142

      METALLEG, a self proclaimed "Gutter Pop" trio deliver authentic melody driven garage-rock with prominent punk influences (specifically, the three chord excellence of The Ramones). Other heavy influences include Fred Frith, GG Allin, Cheap Trick, Redd Kross and more yet you'd be hard pressed to hear a single ripped off melody or lifted lick. These guys write their own hits thank you, and they're instant classics upon first listen!


      Saturday, October 27, 2012

      Rocks Off Concert Cruise Aboard The Star Of Palm
      Boards: 11:00pm / Departs: 11:59pm
      E. 23rd St. & FDR Dr.
      Advance: $15/ Day of Show: $20
      THIS EVENT IS 21+

      BUY TICKETS!​2174

      MARK SULTAN (of The King Khan & BBQ Show)

      I am Mark Sultan. I am known as 'BBQ'. I play in The King Khan & BBQ Show with King Khan, The Almighty Defenders with King Khan and Black Lips, The Ding-Dongs with Bloodshot Bill, and was in Les Sexareenos and The Spaceshits. I have put records out on Goner, In The Red, SubPop, Norton, Vice, Fat Possum, Bomp!, Sympathy For The Record Industry, Crypt and many others. I have toured all over the world.

      ?If there?s a Patient Zero in garage rock?s recent shift from emulating the troglodytic stomp of teenage Stones wannabes in 1965 to embracing the Golden Oldies pop and doo-wop of the years just before Beatlemania, it?s probably Mark ?BBQ? Sultan, who releases albums of catchy, clever garage-pop more frequently than most people buy shoes.?
      - Chicago Reader

      A cult figure, an underrated gem, and sorcerer, Mark continues to hammer out top-shelf releases and songs while touring incessantly, his live act said to sound and feel like 'a haunted stereo playing pirate radio, complete with all of the static and anticipation'. Some have also said: 'The best one-man band going, absolutely devoid of insincerity or gimmick', and: 'pure magic'."​marksultan​marksultan

      Cudzoo & The Faggettes are a dirty doo-woppin girl band with surfy riffs and furry muffs. Often compared to the bands your Mother didn't want you listening to and the girls your Daddy wanted you to bring home, Cudzoo will keep you up all night! Join Cudzoo & the faggettes on a spooky, slutty booze cruise with rockin tunes, inappropriate costumes, glitter cannons, whiskey shots, and pussyfarts. On this Halloweencentric boat show, you will be chilled to the boner with things that go hump in the night! Let Cudzoo & the faggettes be the drunken mess you make out with this Halloween! Dick or Treat!
      http://​www.CudzooAndTheFaggette s.c​om/​CudzooFaggettes

      "No one rocks harder in Brooklyn"- FREEwilliamsburg

      "The Naked Heroes f*cking rule ass ultra hard... it's not often I'm at a loss for words... the shit is super good." - MAXIMUM ROCKNROLL



    • August 24, 2012 2:43 PM CDT
    • Hey Northeasters!

      The Stents from Baltimore just wanted to post some shows coming up this fall. The Stents has me (Scott) from The Hate Bombs on bass and vocals--and I would LOVE to see some old friends at these shows! Been a loooooong time.

      Sept 22: Baltimore / Joe Squared (Station North) with Thee Lexington Arrows and Jet W. Lee

      Oct 5th: Bridgeport, CT / Bijou Theater with The Zambonis

      Oct 6th: Baltimore / Stoneleigh Lanes with The GTVs

      Oct 20th: Brooklyn, NY / Hullabaloo! at Don Pedro with TBA

      Nov 17th: NYC, NY / Otto's Shrunken Head FREE SHOW 7:30pm!

    • August 24, 2012 7:03 AM CDT
    • Would love to check you guys out in ATL. I have never heard of wonder root but it looks like a killer place. I dont live in ATL, but am here often for work and visiting friends.

    • August 12, 2012 2:08 PM CDT
    • Okay, so this is how the tour is shaping up. If anyone could help us out with New Orleans or OKC that would be amazing. We also still need local support in Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Tulsa and one more band in Austin.

      Any help you could give would be amazing.

      Friday, August 31                - Dallas, TX @ Double Wide w/ Sealion, RTB2

      Saturday, September 1       - Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves w/ Sealion, Fungi Girls, Doom Ghost Sunday, September 2         - Oklahoma City, OK @ TBA
      Monday, September 3         - Tulsa, OK @ Crystal Pistol w/TBA
      Tuesday, September 4       - Memphis, TN @ Hi-Tone Cafe w/TBA
      Wednesday, September 5 - Nashville, TN @ The Big Hamilton
      Thursday, September 6      - Atlanta, GA @ Wonder Root w/ Sealion
      Friday, September 7           - Birmingham, AL @ The Forge w/ Sealion
      Saturday, September 8       - Pensacola, FL @ The Handle Bar w/ Sealion
      Sunday, September 9         - New Orleans, LA @ TBA
      Monday, September 10       - Baton Rouge, LA @ Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
      Tuesday, September 11      - Houston, TX @ Walter's w/ Sealion & Mikey and the Drags
      Wednesday, September 12 - Austin, TX @ Beerland w/ Sealion, Gremlins UK

    • August 21, 2012 12:00 AM CDT
    • Dead Moines

    • August 14, 2012 1:36 PM CDT
    • Heya!

      I have just moved to Des Moines , IA and looking for some cool bars , bands or anything else fun to do!!!

      I am also a drummer and used to play with The Raws , if you guys are looking for a drummer get in touch with me!!!

      Any help would be higly appreciated!!!



    • August 16, 2012 1:08 PM CDT
    • I assume you mean August 30, not October 30?

    • August 16, 2012 11:33 AM CDT
    • We're leaving tomorrow!

      By the way, we have a last minute show: Fri 8/24/12 Basement Party - Madison Heights, MI


      Come and say hello to our shows!

      Meanwhile, you can listen to our new 7" -->


      Thanks a lot!

    • August 16, 2012 11:14 AM CDT
    • Great! See you there! 

    • August 13, 2012 1:18 PM CDT
    • Hey!! Glad I just saw this. Great to see a St. Louis date on listed!! We'll be there.

    • August 10, 2012 10:13 AM CDT
    • Hi Todd, thanks for the suggestion!
      We had the opportunity to do Nashville, but - you know - it is soo far from PA...

      Thanks a lot anyhow. Hope to see you somewhere in the tour! ;)

    • August 10, 2012 10:06 AM CDT
    • hey; here is a link to a nashville site that may be able to line up a show for you on the 20th.  its close to Murray, KY but kinda far from Pittsburgh.  Good luck

    • August 15, 2012 10:12 AM CDT
    • Would second (third?) any vote for The Improbables, St. James & The Apostles and GTVs. All put on amazing live shows. Green Rock Tavern and The Station rule too!

    • August 15, 2012 9:27 AM CDT
    • Thanks for the links kopper. I saw Explosive Head at the M-Room and they played an awesome set.

    • August 11, 2012 8:19 AM CDT
    • Cool