SWMRS – Uncool Halloween III

When
Sat Oct 27
Where
The UC Theatre
Time
6:30pm
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Description

There’s never been a punk band like SWMRS. That’s probably because it’s too limiting to label the Oakland quartet, “a punk band.” SWMRS draws on a variety of influences from the Beach Boys to the Ramones, creating their unique sound.

You might initially detect the caustic broadsides of The Clash and the amphetamine bubblegum of the Ramones. But within the carefully penned lyrics, propulsive energy, and raw honesty, you can hear the echoes of Public Enemy and Frank Ocean, A Tribe Called Quest to Kurt Cobain.

Listen to “Harry Dean,” the first song on their debut album, Drive North. The guitars draw blood, the drums detonate, and lead singer, Cole Becker unleashes a bleak but rowdy sneer.

Location

location
  1. The UC Theatre 2036 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA