the REBEL SPELL
AMONG THE ENEMY
DOORS: 7 PM / SHOW: 8 PM
NERVE CONTROL: Hardcore Punk band straight from Chula Vista & National City. Ripping band that have left jaws dropped every time they play here. Think if Poison Idea & Negative Approach had a chicano bebe.
the REBEL SPELL are a DIY punk band based around community building and social change. They formed in 2002 and are situated in East Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories. The band represents a sort of beacon of hope within the underground music scene in Canada, as they have both inspired newer bands in how far DIY can take a band, and have also helped fill a void in a time of an a-political scene. Perhaps due to their catchy and melodic nature, mixed with the usual hardcore elements within punk, the band is one of few bands that are able to draw fans from across often divided and split scenes. The band has also made touring a sustainable project, year in, year out, with no compromises along the way and were also one of the first bands to make their music accessible, not through free digital downloads, but by offering 1000s of cds for 'pay what you like' prices. The band also released much of it's material through their own means, Clandestine Collective, before partnering up with Propagandhi's label G7 Welcoming Committee, Fire and Flames Music (Europe) and Rebel Time Records, although they still play a major role in booking tours and releasing new music. Having toured Canada and the USA on many occasions, the band was able to finally make the trip to Europe in 2011 for a tour of Ireland, Holland, France and Germany. With 4 releases under their belt, the band has plans to continue touring, both in North America and Europe, and continue to write new music and take part in movements of social change.
VINDICTIVE: Anarcho-crust (with a tiny pinch of melodicness) band from Orange County, CA.
SPREADING EVICTIONS is a two piece band, formed around a depressive realist outlook on life. Playing Instrumental Post Crust punk, they take the definition of awkward to a new level. *They are not a two piece, to be hip or unique. They simply are two beings who happen to coexist, well with similar views. They arn't anything special and neither are you. They make music they like, to make ourselves happy.
AMONG THE ENEMY: In the end of the first decade of the 2000's and the decay of street punk Disabled Youth called it quits in late 08. Still reeling from the social inequality, bought out government and the superficial "Hardcore Punk" scene in San Diego Steveo and Loogie were determined to create something hard and more educated. Known local bassist Preston from San Deviants was a long time friend, known educated being, was introduced into the mix in early 2010. From then on we have been playing hard, fast and angry speaking the truth.