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Venues

Punk Rock Venues

Paycheck’s

Some on the scene believed the club received its name due to the Polish immigrant owner who’s name may

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Aruba Palace

The Aruba Palace was a venue in Detroit’s Chaldean Town neighborhood – Seven Mile Road between Woodward Avenue and

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Red Carpet Lounge

Red Carpet was one of the pre-Bookie’s venues that gave some nights to local non-cover band acts. A range

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Bands

Punk Rock Bands

Destroy All Monsters

Destroy All Monsters is a group in two parts: the artist collective and the straight ahead rock band. DAM

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The 3-D Invisibles

Following turns in The Seatbelts and R.U.R. before creating his first band, Crayon Killers, Rick Mills went one further

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The Denizens

Formed in Livonia while many of the members were still students at Bishop Borgess High School in nearby Redford,

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Media

Media & News

White Noise

Started originally as a ruse to get free drinks, records, and tickets, White Noise developed into a tabloid sized

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Touch and Go

Started in Lansing in November 1979, Touch and Go was a xerox fanzine created by Tesco Vee, a pseudonym

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WDET’s Dimension

WDET is Detroit’s public radio station based at Wayne State University. The station was originally put on the air

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Stories

Share em' if you got em'

Tell us your story

Where you in a band in the scene? Did you book a bar? Did you remember some great shows? Have some photos, film, tapes, flyers or great stories to share? Get it touch and we’ll talk about adding your memories, stories, and artifacts to the Detroit Punk Archive.

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