PURE FUN SKATE ZINE RELEASE PARTY
July 14th, 2014 by Larry

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The day has finally arrived. The brand new issue of Pure Fun Skate Zine will be released on August 31st. Come celebrate with us at the release party.

Johnny Rad and the Eggplants will be playing all their hits from the classic Bones Brigade videos and a ton of other original tunes.

There will be a rare live appearance from Noise For The Needy featuring Hagop Najarian, Lance Mountain and Neil Blender.

Skatemaster Tate will be DJ’ing the party and he’ll be spinning everything from Sinatra to the Sex Pistols.

There will be one other band to be announced and we’ll be posting any other details on this event as they become available.

The event is all ages. Skateboarding and music is for everyone so come one, come all. It’s all happening on August 31st at Dipiazzas in Long Beach, CA. Be there or be square.

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BOLD AT SAINT VITUS, BROOKLYN NY
June 29th, 2014 by Tim

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SHOW MEMORIES WITH KEVIN SECONDS
June 26th, 2014 by Tim

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Sparks, Nevada. In 1984, I rented a space with a big roll-up door for $300 a month. I told the landlord that I needed it for screen-printing. I lied. There wasn’t even any running water but he rented the space to me any way.

I decided to call it The Crib. I don’t remember why.

In the short amount of time I had the space,I did about 10 shows and a shitload of punk rock parties. I miss being able to rent out spots like this, relatively cheaply.

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At the time, this was the biggest punk rock show to happen in Reno. Definitely one of the biggest shows Positive Force ever did. It was an amazing gig. I almost went to jail that night because I booked it without a dance permit.

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1983. I have very vague memories of this gig. I believe it was our first ever Santa Cruz show. Actually, scratch that. We played a party gig there the year before. Double Cross were our buddies from Grass Valley. A great, young HC band. Tales Of Terror and Verbal Abuse need no introduction.

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1983. Boise, Idaho. A legendary show that almost didn’t happen. World-renowned punk rock artist Pushead – living in Boise at the time – called and asked us to come open for The Misfits and Poison Idea and we jumped at the chance to. Unfortunately, The Misfits canceled a week or so before the show. Pushead asked us if we still wanted to come play and we said yes. We brought our fellow Skeeno hardcore buddies Jackshit up with us and I’m glad we did because it was one of the funnest shows we had done, up to that point.

Fucked up part of the story. On the way back to Reno, Steve Youth’s Rickenbacker bass – which, along with a bunch of other stuff, was strapped to the roof of one of the cars we drove up in – feel off somewhere between Boise and Reno. We drove almost 200 miles back towards Boise to find it before turning back, no Rick and our tails between our legs. So sad.

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1983. Reno, Nevada. Reno was fortunate to have Minor Threat come through town not once but twice in their short life. Ian and the boys were always extremely gracious and support of me, 7Secs and the Reno punk/hardcore community.

This show was a rager and featured 2 of the best hardcore bands Reno/Sparks/Lake Tahoe had to offer – Jackshit and Urban Assault.

BISCUIT POWER IN BRAZIL
June 4th, 2014 by Tim

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THE STORM COMES RAGING THROUGH
June 2nd, 2014 by Tim

JUDGE - BRAZIL - 06.12

K-TOWN RAMP JAM
May 30th, 2014 by Tim

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K-Town when it was K-Town…the first annual Ramp Jam 10/20/85….Highlights include the heat showing up and ordering Crippled Youth to stop playing three songs in on a neighborhood complaint…Ray Cappo winning both the street and half-pipe competitions (Rat Bones 90A wheels and a Skull Skates deck being the respective prizes)…a fledgling member of K-Town’s infamous and notorious “Gashouse Gang” stealing my Agnostic Front “Victim in Pain” Ratcage cassette from the boom-box we were using to provide a soundtrack to the proceedings – upon learning the identity of the thief, word was sent that the band themselves (AF) along with twenty skinheads would show up at his house to beat up both he and his father on their front lawn (the punishment fitting the crime) if the tape wasn’t returned….the cassette mysteriously made its’ way back to me in the halls of John Jay the next day….simpler times. - Matt Warnke (Crippled Youth / BOLD)

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RAY CAPPO WITH AN INVERT, WHILE MATT SITS ON THE RAMP AND WATCHES ON | PHOTO COURTESY OF MATT WARNKE

MOSHERS DELIGHT – SPEAK OUT
May 12th, 2014 by Tim

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The crew over at Moshers Delight has been working on a comprehensive documentation of BOLD’s 1989 summer tour and they need your help. If you happened to catch BOLD on that 1989 summer tour and have any memories or stories to share, we want to hear them. Any photos or flyers from the 1989 tour are also welcomed and encouraged. The feature will appear in print in Moshers Delight issue 10 and portions will also appear here on DCXX.

So speak out and get involved. You can contact John from Moshers Delight at johnoftoday@gmail.com or me at TimDCXX@gmail.com

Also, be sure to check out the Moshers Delight Big Cartel site Moshers Delight

“Not content to watch the world pass me by, I’m going to grab the mic and say what’s on my mind.”

‘ZINE THING PARTY
May 12th, 2014 by Larry

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YOUTH OF TODAY – “WE’RE NOT IN THIS ALONE” FISTS/ROPE ART
May 1st, 2014 by Tim
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YOUTH OF TODAY – “WE’RE NOT IN THIS ALONE” FISTS/ROPES SHIRT

Following the two other Youth Of Today shirt art entries we did, I questioned Porcell about the Youth Of Today – “We’re Not In This Alone” fist/ropes design and the alternate version of that art that was used on a flyer. Here’s what he had to say:

“The Youth Of Today – “We’re Not In This Alone” fist/ropes design was done by an art director out of a Rhode Island merch company, that had no connection to hardcore. I can’t recall the name of the merch company, but they also did Gorilla Biscuits shirts and those famous, “This Is Not A Fugazi Shirt” shirts. As for the Living Room show flyer with the fists/chains, that must have come after the the shirt design, but was based on the shirt. - Porcell

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INTO ANOTHER & SUPERTOUCH THIS WEEKEND
April 29th, 2014 by Larry

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