GG Allin’s backing band, Murder Junkies, headed to Brass Mug Tampa

GG wouldn’t care if you came or not.

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There is a slice of the punk-rock world that worships pre-internet provocateur GG Allin, whose life goal seemed to revolve around completely obliterating the notion of normalcy at all costs. Allin — who famously went on a bender right here in Tampa Bay after performing at the long-demolished Harbor Club in Sulphur Springs — died of a heroin overdose in 1993, but his band, Murder Junkies, carried on.

Allin’s older brother Merle brings the band to Tampa for a show that Allin, predictably, wouldn’t give a fuck about anyway.

Murder Junkies w/Mosquito Teeth/Pig Pen/The Damnsels/Vomit Sawdust. Thurs., June 20. 8 p.m. $8-$10. Brass Mug Tampa. INFO.

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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