Tinsel Teeth, War Emblem
531 North 12th St.
Philadelphia, PA, 19123
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 7:30 PM
This event is all ages
All that matters in the grand scheme of things is the band is not directly comparable to what has come before them. But if we must: RETOX is an outcome of stagnant and boring western culture, as well as the self proclaimed counterculture, which has slipped into a sea of pointlessness. The band manages to detach themselves from what one might consider a promotional paragraph trying to explain what is not really important to the band themselves; such as a list of influences – they are influenced by much more than music, but more so by the world at large. The band has no goal for what the future holds. Sonically, the band's crude and primitive aspects make sense in this day and age. The band is a reaction to the world that the members and their comrades have lived in: shitty childhoods, bureaucratic frustration, and the overall justification of continuous war. That sensibility coupled with a modern artistic delivery, the music is educated as well as furious, and most importantly, blurring genre lines of punk, hardcore, thrash, metal and whatever else seems fitting to the critics. RETOX features members of some grand dick-sucking accomplishments, acts such as The Locust, Head Wound City, Holy Molar, All Leather, Some Girls, Swing Kids, Cattle Decapitation, Struggle, The Festival of Dead Deer, and The Crimson Curse.
When you are done picking the paper wrappers and banana peels from your hair, what really are you left with? I mean, really, what next? Providence, RI’s Tinsel Teeth have been slogging dildos and stage blood at basements and small stages for several years...providing real alternatives to quiet nights by the fire. Their brand of wiry songsmithery is sure to embarass those with weak kidneys and delicate sensibilities, but, for the rest of us, this will provide some proof that life is not quite over, and there are others looking to spoil the cultural soup. Adult topics for times of missing children. Milk cartons featuring pictures of missing middle fingers.
War Emblem is an irritated sounding Philadelphia based hardcore punk band featuring members of Kill The Man Who Questions, Off Minor, Pink Coffins, The Sound Of Failure, xDYINGx, and Yo Man Go! For fans of Born Against, Citizen's Arrest, Econochrist, car accidents, failing out of college, bankruptcy.