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At first glance, the Imperial seemed like an odd venue to host a legendary punk band. It’s a far cry from a grimy dive bar…

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Warpaint

Hastings was bustling as I waited outside the Imperial, eager to experience Warpaint. I felt like I was stepping into a fancy hotel as I…

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Savages

Although anticipating a full venue for a sold out show, I was surprised to find people of all ages jammed in every nook and cranny,…

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The Brian Jonestown Massacre

The coolest girl I knew in high school had a Brian Jonestown Massacre logo sewn onto the back of her denim jacket. Walking into the…