I was familiar with Drain thanks to them being name-dropped by fellow Santa Cruz Hardcore outfit Scowl, whose Psychic Dance Routine EP I had the good fortune of reviewing recently. Therefore when the promo list came round and I spotted Living Proof (Epitaph Records) on there, it was simply too good an opportunity to pass up.
Ryde, a seaside town located on the Isle of Wight is home to former BBC sports presenter turned controversial conspiracy theorist David Icke – it also happens to be where the young trio by the name of Grade 2 originate from. Formed in 2013 at the tender age of 14, the band is comprised of childhood friends Sid Ryan (vocals/bass), Jacob Hull (drums), and Jack Chatfield (guitar/vocals) who united over their love of classic Punk Rock, Ska and O!
The GWAR B-Q will be held on Saturday, August 15th at Hadad’s Lake (7900 Osborne Turnpike Richmond, VA 23231) in beautiful and historic Richmond, Virginia. The lineup consists of:
The Descendents Down The Dickies Goatwhore MC Chris Dead Earth Politics Cro-Mags Ghoul Cancer Bats Ringworm Mutoid Man Valkyrie American Sharks Child Bite RPG
Tickets go on sale for the GWAR B-Q on May 22, 2015 and here is a breakdown of levels of tickets available.
Pre-Sale- $45 Ticket – Limited Quantity. On sale MAY 22 at MIDNIGHT! Standard- $55 Ticket – All day entry Deluxe- $75 Ticket – All day entry and official GWAR B-Q t-shirt Premium/VIP- $299 Ticket (Limited Quantity 200) – All day entry, official GWAR B-Q t-shirt, B4BQ pre party show entry at TheNational, VIP Laminate with exclusive access to VIP area, Restrooms and Express Lanes including Main Gate entry, Merchandise Booth and Beverages Ticket Kiosks. Not to mention, the mattress peak of any Bohab’s miserable existence, a Meet & Greet signing with GWAR and a possible chance to appear on stage with GWAR. Only 200 of the most diehard, soon-to-die fans will be allowed to secure a Premium ticket which will be mailed to you prior to the event, so you can bypass the human scum waiting in line and get in first! TICKET INFORMATION HERE!
Slayer and Doomriders will be participating at the first annual Converse Rubber Tracks Live Boston on Wednesday, April 29th at the Sinclair in Boston, MA. This is part of a five day, multi genre Rubber Tracks Live Festival taking place. Sign up here to attend the event.
The schedule of events for each date includes:
Apr 27: The Replacements, Dinosaur Jr, The Young Leaves Apr 28: Passion Pit, Baths, Radclyffe Hall Apr 29: Slayer, Doomriders Apr 30: Chance The Rapper, Action Bronson May 01: The Descendents, King Tuff, Bent Shapes