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The word “history” almost feels wrong in reference to these concert photos. These shots are urgent, visceral, immediate; you can almost hear the guitars and feel the sweaty heat of the crowds.

Punks in Vegas celebrates eight years with a killer local band photo show

August 8th, 2019

The word “history” almost feels wrong in reference to these concert photos. These shots are urgent, visceral, immediate; you can almost hear the guitars and feel the sweaty heat of the crowds.

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    Imagine James Brown fronting a hardcore band.

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    Highlights included a rare Partisians performance, the incomparable showmanship of Turbonegro and a reliably inappropriate set from NOFX.

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    Highlights included an unexpected turn from Rise Against, an all-female mosh pit during a GBH set and L7's ferocious, day-stealing set.

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    You wish you'd been in the room for the protest punk and the giant drummer robot. I wish I'd seen Christeene.

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    The co-headliners are punk stalwarts that have become synonymous with their cities over the years.

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    Bad Religion's Jay Bentley handed off bass duties to NOFX’s Fat Mike, wearing a low-cut dress, for “We’re Only Gonna Die."

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    Far from noodling, leader Tom Verlaine picked each note and made every sound with very specific purpose.

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    It’s frenetic yet focused, its anthemry now rawer and more exploratory.

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    There's something about this venerable English punk band that inspires belief.

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