Bad Religion, Digable Planets, Suicidal Tendencies, Fear & more playing full LPs at Riot Fest
It's a Riot Fest tradition to have bands perform classic albums in full, and the full-album performances for the 2018 edition have been announced. There's some great stuff, like melodic punk pioneers Bad Religion playing their definitive 1988 album Suffer for its 30th anniversary, West Coast rap vets Cypress Hill playing their 1993 sophomore LP Black Sunday for its 25th anniversary, Brooklyn jazz-rap fest Digable Planets playing their gamechanging 1993 debut Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space) for its 25th, hardcore OGs playing their highly influential 1982 debut The Record, skate punk vets Lagwagon playing Let's Talk About Feelings for its 20th anniversary, newly-reunited emo-pop vets Spitalfield playing their breakthrough Remember Right Now for its 15th anniversary, and crossover thrash pioneers Suicidal Tendencies playing their groundbreaking 1983 debut for its 35th anniversary (like they just did at House of Vans Brooklyn).
Riot Fest also includes sets by blink-182, Beck, Elvis Costello, Incubus, Interpol, Blondie, Alkaline Trio, Father John Misty, The Jesus Lizard, The Voidz, Clutch, The Wonder Years, Liz Phair, Cat Power, Gary Numan, Killing Joke, Hot Snakes, Johnny Marr, Superchunk, and more, plus one more headliner TBA. Tickets are still available, and they're currently at a reduced price for a limited time only.
Listen to some music from all the full albums being performed: