The Punk Vault

Archive - October 2012

The Avengers 10/28/12 at Abbey Pub

San Francisco punk legends the Avengers played a show here on Sunday night at the Abbey Pub. This was the last stop of only a three city tour and Chicago was lucky enough to be included. It had been a few years since...

Pro Wrestling Blitz: Hallowcade 10/27/12

Saturday night, Pro Wrestling Blitz held their monthly event at St. Joseph Park in Joliet titled Hallowcade. This was a big show that had a good card and featured an appearance by Bad Ass Billy Gunn (aka: Mr. Ass). It...

Swans 10/24/12 at Metro

For the third year in a row, the Swans have gone on a fall tour. This is a welcome tradition as until three years ago the band was inactive and seemingly retired. This year they not only brought us another tour but they...

Public Image Ltd. 10/21/12 at House of Blues

A little less than two years ago, John Lydon (the former Johnny Rotten) ended a very long hiatus and reactivated Public Image Ltd. (PiL for short). Since doing so they’ve kept busy first with a tour and then by...

Social Distortion 10/12/12 at The Vic Theatre

For the third fall in a row, Social Distortion hit the road for a U.S. tour and made a stop here in Chicago. This time out they did a two-night run at The Vic and Friday was the second of those two nights. The place...

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