The Cruel and Unusual, with Poor Dumb Bastards, Hobble, Dick Delicious and Southern Riot

Friday, June 20

Details

Friday, June 20; for more information, call 713-654-7846
Engine Room, 1515 Pease

Related Stories

More About

Just when it seems punk has gone completely corporate (think Good Charlotte) or has become a nostalgia circuit (Cramps, Buzzcocks), here comes a show like this -- one with a youngish act like Austin's the Cruel and Unusual duking it out with Houston's legendary PDB and three other bands. The C&U's singer-guitarist Eric Unusual spits sick lyrics ("Life may be a bitch but at least we all die") over a guitar with just enough twang to tell us that, yes, this is indeed an Austin band, punk or no. The trio's cover of the Beatles' "Run for Your Life" fits right in with the C&U's genuinely dangerous white riot vibe much more so than it did in John Lennon's hippie hands.

 
My Voice Nation Help
0 comments
 

Concert Calendar

  • April
  • Wed
    16
  • Thu
    17
  • Fri
    18
  • Sat
    19
  • Sun
    20
  • Mon
    21
  • Tue
    22
Houston Event Tickets
Loading...