Birmingham O2 Institute
October 13th 2017
Fighting Boredom like Melvins, we like the noise, the attitude and the hair, we also like Redd Kross. So when the two bands announced a tour together we knew we had to go. Read what we thought below.
It’s an early start, the doors open at six as the curfew is ten before the club night starts, an odd time to be waiting for a band but we managed with the help of beer and anticipation. The space fills up slowly, Redd Kross come onstage, resplendent in Indian patterns, hooped and Donna Summer Afro tee-shirts, and the drummer bright in fluorescent orange. They start playing and everyone is smiling, they are as loud as ever and play the same brilliant bubblegum punk. They and we are undoubtedly older but the sound hasn’t aged a bit.