Posted in music | tour dates on June 12, 2014

by Bill Pearis

Grifters back in the day...
Grifters

Gonerfest is back for an eleventh year, happening at various venues in Memphis from September 25 - 28. The initial lineup was just announced and features a reunion from '90s Memphis indie rockers Grifters, plus reformations from late-'70s Indiana cult act The Gizmos, and Len Bright Combo, the group which featured Wreckless Eric as well as Bruce Brand & Russ Wilkins from The Milkshakes. Also playing are The Rebel (aka Ben Waller from Country Teasers), New Zealand's Cool Runnings, Ireland's So Cow, Austin's Spray Paint and Radioactivity, and more. The Gonerfest Golden Pass is on sale now which gets you into all the events.

Grifters reformed for a one-off show last year, let's hope this means more shows from them -- they were one of the more under-appreciated bands of the '90s. If unfamiliar, catch up via Spotify. Full Gonerfest 11 initial lineup below...

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GONERFEST 11 - INITIAL LINEUP:
Len Bright Combo (UK)
Grifters (TN)
The Gizmos (IN)
The Rebel (Ben Waller from Country Teasers) (UK)
Ausmuteants (AU)
So Cow (IE)
Radioactivity (TX)
Angie (AU)
Terry & Louie (Members of Exploding Hearts) (OR/LA)
Spray Paint (TX)
Sick Thoughts (MD)
NOTS (TN)
Cool Runnings (NZ)

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Comments (8)

crappin you negative...goddamn what an album.

even aint my lookout and full blown possession were excellent.

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2014 2:14 PM

+1 agreed they were tremendous!

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2014 3:17 PM

Fuck Memphis. I'd rather get robbed and raped in Bushwick.

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2014 4:00 PM

who?

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2014 4:01 PM

One Sock Missing

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2014 6:30 PM

yeahh bushwick brooo
yankee ass

Posted by Anonymous | June 13, 2014 12:07 PM

Memphis, espcially Midtown, is not any more dangerous or scary than any other major city I've visited. I took the bus, I took the trolley, I rode in a car, I saw a lot of the city and never felt unsafe or threatened. Don't let these nutsacks worry you. I loved Memphis and I cannot wait to go back for Gonerfest!

Posted by Hugh Jaynus | June 13, 2014 1:38 PM

Great line-up...I wish Eddy current Suppression Ring were on the docket

Posted by KeBin | June 13, 2014 7:32 PM

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