Sunday, December 30, 2012

Full Speed Ahead: Youth Brigade Reunite For Salad Days Gig In D.C.

In support of the upcoming Salad Days film, D.C. punk legends Youth Brigade reunited to play a gig at the Black Cat along with Government Issue and Scream.


Danny was pounding the Dot Dash kit tonight...


DJ Tom Berard kept things flowing between sets with some classic D.C. and U.K. punk songs...

Youth Brigade -- Danny Ingram on drums, Nathan Strejcek on vocals, Bert Queiroz on bass, and Minor Threat's Steve Hansgen on guitar -- delivered a lively and tight set of the majority of their back catalog.  However, the highlight of the set was probaby the cover of "Stepping Stone" featuring a few select guests (see video below). In the video, there's Hunter Bennett from Dot Dash, the gig's DJ, Tom Berard, John Stabb from Government Issue, and Alec Mackaye of The Faith and The Warmers. He playfully went for my camera near the end of the tune...













Peter Stahl of Scream, Danny Ingram of Youth Brigade (and Strange Boutique, Swervedriver, and Dot Dash), and Andy Rapoport of Kingface...

Government Issue next took the stage to deliver a rockin' and lively set...




Brian Baker (Minor Threat/Dag Nasty/Government Issue/Bad Religion) played guitar for G.I. most of the night but he switched to bass late in the show...



Scream closed things out with a too-short set of emotinal, punchy, and raucous punk tunes...



Wearing a crazy-ass blonde wig, H.R. from punk legends Bad Brains joined Scream for a few numbers...