Don’t Miss the NEAR DARK FEST 2 w/ O.G. legends!
As most readers are currently planning the rest of their summer fest season, we’ve got another curve ball flying at your eardrums straight from the shadowy underbelly of punk’s dominion. Oakland’s Near Dark Fest 2 has just been announced and tickets are flying off the…website fast. Last year’s fest saw bangers from throwbacks Omega Tribe and Rikk Agnew while contemporary favorites such as Pawns, Terminal A, and Cruz De Navajas lit up two nights of aphotic hopelessness and rage. This year promises an even bigger lineup, adding another night to the fest with after parties and pulling from even more far flung depths of anarcho and death rock such as Rubella Ballet, Kommunity FK (celebrating their 40th anniversary), Twisted Nerve (first US appearance ever) and 13th Chime. Bands this year come all the way from the UK, Scotland, Chile, Barcelona, and weird and normal parts of the US. Behold this stacked lineup: