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Slim’s Presents

Soulside

Creative Adult, Terry Malts

Saturday Nov 14, 2015
Doors @ 8:00pm / Show @ 9:00pm

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  • $21 advance
  • $21 door
  • $45.95 dinner

Soulside was the 1st independent band to tour the East Block in Europe while the Berlin Wall was still standing. "A formidable punk band of its time, Soul Side was an important band in the 1980s Washington D.C. punk scene because it was the missing link between the lyrically advanced, but musically straightforward emo-core of bands like Rites of Spring and the sonic complexities of Fugazi. Comprised of Alexis Fleisig on drums, Bobby Sullivan on vocals, Scott McCloud on guitar, and Johnny Temple on bass, the band mixed politically conscious lyrics with a brand of punk that featured tempo changes, Sonic Youth-inspired guitar dissonance, and some very hushed moments. When Soul Side broke up, Janney, Fleisig, McCloud, and Temple turned their side project, Girls Against Boys, into a full-time band and packed up and moved to New York. Bobby Sullivan went on to join a number of bands, including Seven League Boots, Rain Like the Sound of Trains, and the Sevens." ~ Kembrew McLeod, Rovi

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