June 29, 2008 Slideshows

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Rancid at Pop's, St. Louis, June 28, 2008 

Todd Owyoung shot these photos of Rancid, the Original Sinners and Coliseum, who played Saturday, June 28 at Pop's (actually in Sauget, Illinois). Look for the rippin' punk back patches in the slide show. Oi.
By Todd Owyoung
"Frontman Tim Armstrong rocking the powerstance in his performance at Pop's June 28, 2008.

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By Todd Owyoung
Fans at Pop's night club in Sauget, Illinois, before Rancid took the stage in their headlining performance June 28, 2008.
By Todd Owyoung
Lars Frederiksen, on guitar and vox, who joined the band in 1993. Frederiksen features the tattoo "SKUNX" on his forehead, which stands for skinheads, punx, and drunx, and is the name of a crew to which he belongs.
By Todd Owyoung
"A street sign bearing the name "Armstrong Av" graced the stage, a reference to Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong.

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By Todd Owyoung
Singer and guitarist Tim Armstrong of Rancid, who came out front and center for the performance, with Lars Frederiksen and Branden Steineckert pictured behind.
By Todd Owyoung
No punk show would be complete without a fashion show of metal studs, patches, and DIY creations featuring favorite bands.
By Todd Owyoung
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Fans showed their support with Rancid shirts, by far the most ubiquitous choice of the night, along with a number of the always-appropriate CBGB.
By Todd Owyoung
Lars Frederiksen, who also fronts the band the Bastards.
By Todd Owyoung
Fans in the parking lot of Pop's before the show, where some fans killed time before the show tailgating.
By Todd Owyoung
"Tim Armstrong of Rancid, who also owns Hellcat Records, the influential indie label specializing in punk, oi!, hardcore, ska, and psychobilly.

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By Todd Owyoung
Anticipation was high for Rancid's performance, who have not toured the the country since 2006, and enthusiastic fans came out in droves for the show.
By Todd Owyoung
Before the show started, there was a rush on the merch booth, with deep lines as fans snatched up Rancid t-shirts and other wares.
By Todd Owyoung
Fans had the choice of over a dozen items at the merch booth, many featuring Rancid's signature spraypaint logo and skull motifs.
By Todd Owyoung
Bassist Mike Mascal of Coliseum, which formed in 2003 in Louisville, Kentucky, opening for Rancid on June 28, 2008.
By Todd Owyoung
Craig Daddy of St. Louis plays with of Exene Cervenka and the Original Sinners, who opened for Rancid on June 28, 2008.
By Todd Owyoung
"Bassist Matt Freeman, one of the founding members of Rancid along with Tim Armstrong. The last time Rancid was in the area were on two consecutive nights -- July 28 and 29, 2006, at the now-closed Mississippi Nights concert venue.

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By Todd Owyoung
Rancid performed to a rabidly enthusiastic crowd at Pop's in Sauget, Illinois, June 28, 2008.
By Todd Owyoung
Drummer Branden Steineckert of Rancid, who replaced drummer Brett Reed in 2006. Steineckert was previously a member of the band The Used.
By Todd Owyoung
"Frontman Tim Armstrong rocking the powerstance in his performance at Pop's June 28, 2008.

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