Five stars of Punk Rock Bowling
Wed, May 5, 2010 (5:25 p.m.)
Illustration: Doug MacDonald
Hot Water Music The reunited progressive post-hardcore band—which features complex rhythms and the combined gravelly vocals of Chuck Ragan and Chris Wollard—has one U.S. stop scheduled: Vegas. May 7, 8:50 p.m.
Fucked Up If you’ve never been in a real mosh pit before—think blood, sweat and fat men—here’s your chance. The hardcore Canadians’ live shows are definitely one of a kind. May 7, 7:50 p.m.
Against Me! Scream with one fist in the air. Longtime fans of the anthemic folk-punk outfit can check out new drummer George Rebelo, of Hot Water Music fame. May 8, 8:50 p.m.
Riverboat Gamblers Pop-punk done right. The Texans have the hooks to keep the casual listener interested, and the toughness to satisfy diehards. May 8, 6:55 p.m.
The Adolescents Without these legendary Orange County punks, we might be pulling on bell-bottoms for Disco Bowling weekend. May 9, 6:30 p.m. –Laura Davis