EMPIRE RECORDS OF CANADA PRESENTS:THE SALVOS / ROCK N ROLL RATS / MACOLM TO HELL ALL PUNK PSYCHO GIG AT LANA LOUS! ****THE SALVOS RIPPIN 3 PIECE VANCOUVER PUNK *****THE ROCK N ROLL RATS POP PUNK 4 CHORD LUNACY *****MALCOLM TOHELL RAGIN PSYCHOPUNK FROM HELL!!! LANA LOUS SATURDAY AUG 8 2015 362 POWELL STREET VANCOUVER BC CANADA $10 CHEAP!!!! HEADLINING BAND WILL BE EITHER THE ROCK N ROLL RATS OR THE SALVOS TO BE DETERMINED AT THE GIG BY A COIN TOSS BY MALCOM TOHELL AFTER HIS SET!!!! GAMBLE ON WHO WILL HEADLINE!!!!! HOT SUMMER NIGHT PUNK ROCK GIG IN VANCOUVER THIS IS GONNA ROCK! ***********GIG STARTS EARLY AT 8PM!!!!!!!! START PREDRINKING IN THE AFTERNOON AND SHOW UP FOR MALCOLM TOHELL AT 8PM SHARP!!!!!!!!***********
NOSE DRAG , THE ROCK N ROLL RATS, and THE REPOSSESORS @LANA LOUS
RUE MORGUE Magazine sez 'Seven albums in, The DEADCATS reign as the Godfather's of Canadian Psychobilly'. The Deadcats first show in a year, kickin' out select retro Deadcats tunes from all their 7 albums. With special greaseball guests Calgary refugees THE ROCK N ROLL RATS, and the always fun TINY TIM OVERDRIVE (Ukelele combo covering punk, pop, and metal classics). PLUS DJ Amos Evans from PSYCHO RADIO spinning rockin' tunes before and in-between bands! Tix $10 at the door.
Sounds Like: The Ramones
Label: Canadian Ensign Records
Bio: The Rock N Roll Rats are an original band originally from frozen Calgary, and have now moved to Vancouver BC Canada. They play punk rock n roll, harkening to the haydays of The Ramones, The Misfits, Stranglehold, and George Thorogood. Influenced by their favorite punk and classic rock music, T...See Full Bio
“Also, amongst these bands’ ranks is veteran Johnny Forgotten, vocalist and guitarist for Calgary trio The Rock ’n’ Roll Rats....... When we shift over to the potentially touchy subject of punk rock being seemingly at odds with anything remotely related to the military, he laughs and says he gets approached all the time about the “pre-conditioned notion … that punk rock has to be left-wing vegetarian thing. “It’s important to have this gig in the first place (and it) is related to my personal experiences with the Afghanistan conflict just in the way it is an unpopular war,” offers Forgotten. He adds that, unlike the Second World War, “not everybody is affected in one way or another, whether it be rationing or knowing someone in the army. That sort of awareness with the Gen X or Gen Y is not there. So just that little drop in the bucket, support for it, saying, ‘Hey, younger people are not necessarily disinterested in upholding a valued Canadian tradition like Rememb”