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Doors Open at 7pm (21+)

Tickets available in person at Boo Boo Records in SLO, Traffic Records in Atascadero AND online at Eventbrite.com, HERE.

Debuting with a mixture of punk speed and metal guitar power, Southern California outfit Strung Out were mainstays of the punk circuit for decades, playing hardcore anthems with anti-authority attitude until evolving with a more melodic approach in their late-era years. Formed in 1989 with a lineup featuring vocalist Jason Cruz, guitarists Jake Kiley and Rob Ramos, bassist Jim Cherry, and drummer Adam Austin (by the time Strung Out released their first 7″, Austin had been replaced by Jordan Burns), the quintet signed with NOFXbassist Fat Mike‘s Fat Wreck Chords label in 1993 and issued a debut album, Another Day in Paradise, the following year.

Known for their aggressive brand of old-school punk, New York’s the Casualties emerged in the ’90s as torchbearers for the kind of combative hardcore anthems pioneered by bands like the ExploitedG.B.H., and Negative Approach. The band built a loyal fan base issuing albums like 1997’s For the Punx, 2001’s Stay Out of Order, and 2006’s Under Attack. Despite their evolving lineup and the departure of last remaining founding member Jorge Herrera following 2016’s Chaos Sound, the Casualties continue to forge ahead as punk veterans.