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Wednesday October 6 2021 <<rescheduled from 9/2/20
 8:00PM doors -- music at 8:30PM
•••  21 AND OVER
The Queers
 punk rock
Memphis Murder Men
 rock n roll

The Queers  
Joe Queer - Guitars/Vocals
Cheeto - Bass/Vocals
Hoglog - Drums
from Portsmouth, NH

- The Queers are a pop-punk/punk rock band from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, formed in 1982. Singer/Guitarist/Songwriter Joe King has been the principal member of the group, with a vast number of musicians cycling in and out of the band over the years.

Supposedly, the band name 'Queers' was used simply to poke fun at what he called the "Art Fag" community in NH. That same brand of humor and inanity has become a staple of The Queers music, who have produced songs such as "Can't Stop Farting", "Born To Do Dishes", and "I Didn't Get Invited To The Prom" in their own Ramones-esque style.

While some punk rock bands attempt to use their music to impart a social or political message, King has made it clear that The Queers exist simply to play punk rock for the fun of it.The Queers play a Ramones style of pop punk with songs about girls and beer.

King has often collaborated with Ben Weasel, from Screeching Weasel. The band begun with a notoriety primarily in their own backyard, but with the release of Love Songs for the Retarded, recorded by legendary punk producer Mass Giorgini, their following grew to international proportions.

Memphis Murder Men
Screamin’ E – Vocals
Brian “the Lith” – Lead Guitar
Rev. Rhett Johnson – Rhythm Guitar
Sir Hans Sir Hans – Bass/Vocals
Bob “Sweet Dick” James – Drums
-from Oakland, CA/Pittsburgh, PA

-50’s rock ‘n’ roll’s bastard child – that just about sums up The Memphis Murder Men. Originally hailing from Pittsburgh, PA, the band evolved from the Steel City’s first horror-punk outfit – The Brain Invaders – and now call Oakland their home.

These guys have fired up the stage with The Misfits, Tiger Army, The Murder Junkies, The Quakes, The Guana Batz and just about every legendary psychobilly band there is. The group completely embodies the rock ‘n’ roll that gave birth to every punk, rockabilly, and psychobilly band out there and do it without regrets or fear of what “the scene” might think.

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, The Memphis Murder Men are putting the nail in the coffin of bad rock ‘n’ roll and cranking out loud and proud rock n roll the way the greats did.

Davide - Guitar+vox
Steve - Drums+vox
Jeffrey - Bass+vox
-from Oakland, CA

-It's TV.STATIC!  TV Static proves that East Bay punk rock is alive and well. They are raw, fast and loud. These OUTLOUD! RECORDS veterans show us all that the heart of punk rock is still beating strong.