Friday, May 20, 2016

Punk provocateurs Period Bomb explode gloriously at Uncle Lou's

Posted By on Fri, May 20, 2016 at 3:16 PM

THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND 
click to enlarge Period Bomb at Uncle Lou's - SIERRA REESE
  • Sierra Reese
  • Period Bomb at Uncle Lou's
Although I was pulling double duty between concerts at Will’s Pub and Uncle Lou’s last Wednesday (May 18), I just wasn’t able to catch everything. Life is unfair like that. There were a couple other bands at the Uncle Lou’s show that I wanted to see but couldn’t, but the one that I absolutely would not miss was Period Bomb.
click to enlarge Period Bomb at Uncle Lou's - SIERRA REESE
  • Sierra Reese
  • Period Bomb at Uncle Lou's
Like their visceral moniker promises, the Los Angeles/Miami punk band is a direct and colorful affront to convention. All that normative shit that you inherited by insidious social osmosis – even the boys-club punk orthodoxy – they target it right between the eyes and on all levels. In sound, optics and concept, they are pure and exciting provocation. And they do it with maximum flair.
click to enlarge Period Bomb at Uncle Lou's - SIERRA REESE
  • Sierra Reese
  • Period Bomb at Uncle Lou's
click to enlarge Period Bomb at Uncle Lou's - SIERRA REESE
  • Sierra Reese
  • Period Bomb at Uncle Lou's
One good local find there was Skatanabis, a practically instrumental band of young cats playing old stoner metal with little imagination but total devotion and respectable justice. 
click to enlarge Skatanabis at Uncle Lou's - SIERRA REESE
  • Sierra Reese
  • Skatanabis at Uncle Lou's
click to enlarge Skatanabis at Uncle Lou's - SIERRA REESE
  • Sierra Reese
  • Skatanabis at Uncle Lou's
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