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TWIG THE WONDERKID AND JAMES DAVID SPIN FIST-PUMPING ROCK 'N' ROLL, PUNK ANTHEMS, AND GLITTERY GLAM-ROCK ALONG WITH LIVE PERFORMANCES AND A CAVALCADE OF STARS THE ZEROS FEATURING SAMMY SERIOUS WERE THE RESIDENT PUNK BAND AT THE WHISKEY A-GO-GO AND THE ROXY DURING THE EIGHTIES PLAYING ALONGSIDE THE BIGGEST NAMES ON THE SUNSET STRIP 1AM SAMANTHA "POST-PUNK-THRASH-POP" 12AM ANNIE ACTIVATOR "ONE MIGHT BE TEMPTED TO COMPARE ANNIE ACTIVATOR'S GRITTY ROCK N' ROLL TO JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS" - THE NOISE 11PM HOSTED BY NIGHTLIFE ICON ASTRO ERLE PABST BLUE RIBBON OPEN BAR 11PM TO MIDNITE MORE INFO GLAMDAMMIT SEVEN-DOLLAR ADMISSION SATURDAY JUNE 6TH @ 11PM 21+ID THE GRAND VICTORY 245 GRAND AND ROEBLING ST BROOKLYN NYTickets Save
Sounds Like: Joan Jett, Debbie Harry/Blondie, Madonna, The Donnas
Label: Saucer Recordings
Manager: Saucer Management
Bio: Annie Activator formed in NYC the summer of 2010. A punchy guitar oriented girl fronted Rock/Pop/Punk band. Considered the Lady Gaga alternative, the group is reminiscent of Joan Jett, Blondie and guitar driven early Madonna, filled with dual vocal female/male love song duet. Sure to inspire!
“Annie Activator, 9 tracks. One might be tempted to compare Annie Activator's gritty rock n' roll to Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, but The more I Listen, the more I think the Donnas are a better touch point, which means this is a perfectly fine, but not extraordinary work. Just don't think about it too hard, and you'll enjoy yourself just fine. Or think about it with your groin instead of your head. These punk-tinged pop-rock songs have just enough bite and hooks to keep things interesting, and the band is smart enough not to let any touchy-feely ballads get in the way of a good time. Nobody will be throwing yearly birthday parties for these guys like Nicole Tammaro and Co. do for Jett each year, but if you're just looking for a good time, there are worse places you can look.”