The Best St. Louis Punk/Hardcore Shows: January 2014
Press Photo Neutron Rats
Are you sick of being responsible? Does it annoy you to have to follow rules or be pro-social? Do you like basements? Well, if you are a goofy, degenerate weirdo who doesn't quite fit in anywhere else, you might consider our city's hardcore/punk shows.Your underlying anger problems can be brought out to their fullest potential (in a positive way). These are my recommendations for great local and national bands that don't play five-minute (marathon!) songs or remind you about drink specials. General rule of thumb: If you have five bucks and can show up by 9 pm., then it's go time in the pit. One, two, fuck you!
Neutron Rats, Pink Sock, Totally Gay Cop, Bath House Boys @ The Livery
9 p.m. / $5
Neutron Rats is stopping by on this fine Monday night to help the local punx kick the year into gear. Gus Theodorow of Bath House Boys was quoted as saying, "Uhhh...I don't know. I'm just playing for the endless beers." Watch him get straight-edge revenged by Totally Gay Cop's SSD -"Glue" cover. All the locals have at least one member that's in the other bands -- witness the truly incestuous spectacle, while making snow angels in the brain matter lying on the floor. Also, it's Pink Sock's tape release show, so there's that.