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The Masquerade Presents


Suicidal Tendencies

D.R.I. | Waking The Dead


7:00 PM | $22.50 ADV | All Ages


Suicidal Tendencies

Judging from their name, Suicidal Tendencies were never afraid of a little controversy. Formed in Venice, CA, during the early ‘80s, the group’s leader from the beginning was outspoken vocalist Mike Muir. The outfit specialized in vicious hardcore early on—building a huge following among skateboarders, lending a major hand in the creation of skatepunk—before turning their focus eventually to thrash metal. Early on, the group (whose original lineup included Muir, guitarist Grant Estes, bassist Louiche Mayorga, and drummer Amery Smith) found it increasingly difficult to book shows, due to rumors of its members’ affiliation with local gangs and consistent violence…


The DIRTY ROTTEN IMBECILES’ history begins on May 2, 1982 around 4:00pm, in the city of Houston, TX.  It was on this day that the musically aggressive quartet we now know as D.R.I. made their first Dirty Rotten noise and called it a song.  Back then it was Spike Cassidy (guitar), Kurt Brecht (vocals), Eric Brecht (drums), and Dennis Johnson (bass).

The group started practicing at Kurt and Eric’s parents home, where the brothers lived amongst the “Madman” (their father).  They practiced a few nights a week around 5:00pm,  just as the Madman would be on his way home from a hard day at work.  He would open his front door only to be blasted…

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