Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Friday, November 7, 2014

The Best St. Louis Punk/Hardcore Shows: November 2014

Posted By on Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 3:09 AM

click to enlarge Party Plates/Violent End flier by Beer Boi.
  • Party Plates/Violent End flier by Beer Boi.

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 p.m., then it's go time in the pit. One, two, fuck you!

Party Plates, Violent End, Cardiac Arrest, Life Like at Ask A Punk November 8 $5 / 9 p.m.

The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to ignore all that familial dysfunction this time of year drudges up than getting drunk in an undisclosed basement with the best and brightest of the city's damaged goods? This year we give thanks for the history lesson that Party Plates is about to drop on us, hailing from the notoriously chaotic and entertaining Cleveland scene. Party Plates feature members from the Darvocets, Cinder and Inmates, and along with Chicago's Violent End (featuring alumni from the Repos, among others) this show will be a destructive crash course in vicious riffs and vocals that only Satan himself could bellow forth. P.S.: Cardiac Arrest somehow made it back through customs after a month-long European getaway. Come hear the decadent tales of red-light districts and foreign cheeses from Ruzicka & Co. live and in person.

Tags: ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

October 20, 2021

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation