It actually makes the story of Slayers Tom Araya pissing. Every punk band who is a punk band played there naming his favorite performances as The Descendents Circle Jerks Agnostic Front Murphys Law Butthole Surfers Sonic Youth Mod Fun Gwar and Ween among others.
But in the 1980s and early 1990s City Gardens was an essential stop for punk rock and underground music acts.
Bands that played at city gardens trenton nj. In 1986 Black Metal legends Venom played what some thought of as an unlikely bill with Rollins-era Black Flag at famed punk dump City Gardens in scenic Trenton New Jersey. Title First Played Last Played Total. It was an all-or-nothing thing.
REM Nirvana Green Day and Public Enemy made stops there too. Ween at City Gardens Trenton NJ USA. The Ramones performed at City Gardens 25 times including one of only two performances by the band to feature drummer Clem Burke of Blondie billed as Elvis Ramone.
Hosting bands like Nirvana the Ramones and the Red Hot Chili Peppers that would go on to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame City Gardens holds an interesting place in Trentons history. The Ramones played City Gardens 25 times. Snapcase at City Gardens Trenton NJ USA.
Shelter at City Gardens Trenton NJ USA. If you were heavily into punk rock alternative ska or new wave music back in the 80s or 90s in New Jersey or even New York City or Philadelphia for that matter youve probably ventured off to watch the next biggest band without even knowing it at the time in one of NJs most infamous local music venues City Gardens in Trenton NJ. One of the more famous photos of Brit-rock sensations New Order was snapped on the evening of July 9 1983 in Trenton New Jersey.
Housed in a decrepit former supermarket deep in the badlands of Trenton City Gardens hosted a wildly eclectic mix of hardcore post-punk indie ska hip-hop and metal Nirvana REM and the. Tour in support of Power Corruption and Lies for the New Musical ExpressThey pulled into City Gardens on Corbijns last day with them and realized they were still. Get the Rollins Band Setlist of the concert at City Gardens Trenton NJ USA on April 26 1987 and other Rollins Band Setlists for free on setlistfm.
Located of the north end of Trenton New Jersey it was a haven for a variety of music fans on either side of the Delaware River. Over 4000 bands performed at City Gardens with Randy Now Ellis booking probably 98 of the artists who performed at the club. City Gardens Trenton Concert Setlists.
Sick of It All at City Gardens Trenton NJ USA. Henry Rollins and his close friend Joe Cole who roadied for Black Flag made Venom a figure of fun that night mocking them to the audience to their entourage and to their faces. All-ages show you couldnt have alcohol.
When Black Flag opened for Venom at Trenton New Jerseys City Gardens on April 2 1986 there was not an abundance of goodwill in the backstage area. Venues Deceased City Gardens Trenton- Easily the most famous New Jersey clubIt was a slab of concrete in the middle of the Trenton ghetto where EVERY punk band who ever did anything played. So this was a no-alcohol show and even the band couldnt drink.
The fifteen years of New Wave punk reggae hip hop hardcore and alternative rock that went down there is something music journalists Amy Yates Wuelfing and Steven DiLodovico dont want you to forget. As a site for concerts Trenton often takes a back seat to Philadelphia and New York. And of course this is the last show they played for City Gardens because they got too big.
12-02-1994 last played. The Replacements No Slam Dancing No Stage Diving No Spikes City Gardens Trenton New Jersey Amy. S Peter Buck was quoted in the Tony Fletcher book Remarks as saying that sitting in the bands van outside of City Gardens watching children play football was part of the feeling that inspired their song Perfect Circle.
The band was traveling with famed photographer Antojn Corbijn who was documenting their US. Ween a group of talented iconoclasts from the other side of the Delaware considered. City Gardens on 1701 Calhoun Street Trenton New Jersey is where the party was at.
People liken it to a lesser-known but just as filthy CBGBs. In 1986 Black Metal legends Venom played what some thought of as an unlikely bill with Rollins-era Black Flag at famed punk dump City Gardens in scenic Trenton New Jersey. The Offspring at City Gardens Trenton NJ USA.
53 different songs played at City Gardens over 7 shows. As The Times of Trenton reported late last week a number of city-owned properties have gone up on the public auction block this month including 225 West George Street the former City Gardens. Jimmy G of the punk band Murphys Law dives into the crowd of excited fans during one of many performances at City Gardens in Trenton.
By Emily Klingman and Alyssa Naimoli It didnt look like much. Tim Hinely notes in a 2004 issue of Go Metric. The building had been a large warehouse and before that a car dealership with a decaying sign.