Skateboarding and punk rock have a mutual history as tangled, sweaty and bombastic as a pair of masked Mexican wrestlers locked in a grudge match. Take one away, and it's just a wild-eyed guy flailing about in the public arena; put 'em together, and you have an epic struggle that blends drama, art and intelligence with the risk of Atomic Skullcrackers.The folks who run the Ramp Riders Skate Park (3001 Locust St.) understand the complex dynamic of the skate/punk relationship. Not the acceptable mass-market punk of today's Blink 182 or Sum41 -- no, these guys know in their guts that punk rock, like skateboarding, should be a little dirty and dodgy. To this end, they've sporadically invited local bands to serenade (or perhaps antagonize) their skaterats, hosting a triple bill a few months back that boasted Captain Captain, the Conformists and There's a Killer Among Us. Deciding to up that already high ante, Ramp Riders has scheduled an even more potent threefer this... More >>>