Sounds Like: The Pink Spiders, The CRY, BITERS, Buzzcocks, Generation X
Manager: Alejandro Juvera
Bio: The Black Roses are a 4 piece band from Central Illinois. Crunchy guitars, forceful drumbeats, driving bass lines backing powerful melodies, The Black Roses take notes from 70s pop punk bands with a 90s female alt. rocker feel. They bring the "POWER" back to Power Pop in the Midwest.
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PUNFEST VI FRI: Some of the best acoustic acts from across the Midwest converge to get the Punkfest weekend started right. Performances by: In Alphabetical Order Brett Conlin - https://www.facebook.com/brettconlinofficial Jared Grabb - https://www.facebook.com/jaredgrabb Mayhew The Traitor - https://www.facebook.com/mayhewthetraitor Pete Stein - https://www.facebook.com/petesteinmusic The Conductors 6'10 - https://www.facebook.com/sixtencity SAT: Punkfest is going all out in this our 6th year! There will be more killer bands then ever. Some of your old favorites and some fresh meat are coming in to Normal to show you maniacs a good time! This year doors open at 11:30am with bands starting at 12pm and going all the way through until close! You think you can hang for 14 hours of pure punk rock glory? Confirmed Bands: In Alphabetical Order All Eyes West - Chicago, IL - https://www.facebook.com/alleyeswest Back Alley Riot - Chicago, IL - https://www.facebook.com/backalleyriot The Black Roses - Peoria, IL - https://www.facebook.com/theblackrosesmusic Brickfight - Chicago, IL - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Brickfight/304530918144 Demolition Derby - Lexington, IL - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Demolition-Derby/150913124978011 Dirty Rotten Revenge! - Bloomington, IL - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dirty-Rotten-Revenge/520859127996058 The MisFetts - Bloomington, IL - https://www.facebook.com/TheMisFetts Movies About Animals - Normal, IL - https://www.facebook.com/moviesaboutanimals Murder Party - Grand Rapids, MI - https://www.facebook.com/splattersplatter Nephrons - Springfield, IL - https://www.facebook.com/thenephrons The Run Around - Chicago, IL - https://www.facebook.com/TheRunAroundBand Scene of Irony - St. Louis, MO - https://www.facebook.com/sceneofirony1 Soy City Stranglers - Decatur, IL - https://www.facebook.com/SoyCityStranglers Three Cents Short - Grand Rapids, MI - https://www.facebook.com/threecentsshort The Timmys - Springfield, IL - https://www.facebook.com/thetimmys Waste Basket - Chicago, IL - https://www.facebook.com/wastebasketchicago Werepire Day - Central, IL - https://www.facebook.com/werepireday Zaks Tattoo - Normal, IL - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Zaks-Tattoo/219367658084792?ref=br_tf PFVI ACOUSTIC PRE-SHOW TICKETS: PRESALE - $5 Purchased Before 5/2/14 DAY OF - $7 Purchased 5/2/14 PFVI TICKETS: PRESALE - $8 Purchased Before 5/3/14 DAY OF - $12 Purchased 5/3/14 PFVI COMBO PACK: PRESALE - $10 Purchased Before 5/2/14 DAY OF - $14 Purchased 5/2/14 Main Sponsors: Meltdown Creative Works, Liquid-Courage Bloomington, and D.P. Dough Calzones Secondary Sponsors: Waiting Room Records and North Street Tattoo Co. Official Photography by Annie LeNeve Photography More Info coming soon