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december, 2021

sat11dec7:30 pmAntidote, Display CaseGas Lamp

Event Details

doors 7:30, show 8:30pm
$15 in advance/$20 day of show
21+ event
Antidote was part of the NYHC’s first wave when it was founded in 1983. The band was founded by guitarist Robert Ortiz and bassist Tommy Victor , who met at a Bad Brains concert and shared an apartment in the East Village . [1] For the first line-up included drummer Joseph McGuckin, who previously with the Misfits had played and been thrown out there in 1982, and a graffiti artist named “T”. The latter was replaced by the bouncer and Bad Brains Roadie Louie Rivera before the first EP was recorded . [2] Rivera and McGuckin were Hare Krishna followers, which was in the byThe straight-edge hardcore scene was not uncommon at the time. The EP Thou Shalt Not Kill was released in the same year, following the DIY motto of the hardcore scene, on the label Antidote Records, founded especially for this purpose; The producer was Jerry Williams, owner of the A7 Club, a center of New York’s young hardcore scene.


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