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Boston's Infamous Slapshot to Bring Straight Edge to Yucca Tap Room on Friday

Despite the chill in the air, many of you have been champing at the bit to slip on a wifebeater, draw Xs on the back of your hands, and slam-dance to classic East Coast hardcore and old-school straight-edge thrash.

When Boston's Slapshot makes its first trip to the desert in 20 years, you'll get your chance. Fans of hard and heavy chugga-chugga performed at light speed will dig these guys. Slapshot is known for rowdy shows, rowdy crowds, and an even rowdier frontman, Jack "Choke" Kelly, punk's reigning Archie Bunker disciple.

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Tom Reardon has written for Phoenix New Times since 2013. He's been in several notable bands over the last 25 years including Hillbilly Devilspeak, North Side Kings, and the Father Figures.
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