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Venues

Punk Rock Venues

St. Andrew’s Hall

The St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit, founded in 1849 to assist recent immigrants from Scotland and to encourage appreciation

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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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Traxx

Originally known as JC’s Rock Saloon, a biker bar where a notorious fight broke out at a Traitors/Ramrods show

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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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Crayon Killers

After a time in The Seatbelts and R.U.R., around late 1979/early 1980 Rick Mills decided he wanted to try fronting

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The Niggers

“(Producer Jack Tann) said I don’t mean to disrespect by this name and, we were like “yeah, well what

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Media

Media & News

SPOOEE!

Started by Johnny Chamberlin in the late summer 1978, SPOOEE! was a rival Detroit punk paper to White Noise.

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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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Face The 80s

“Face the 80s” was a documentary shot on sound Super 8mm film mostly in 1978 and part of 1979

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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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