ScumFest 2005 (the first one!)


Wednesday June 01st
Benefit Gig-
Provoked (Minneapolis punk-as-fuck on Profane Existence records) + Bait (Norwich dark, twisted, abrasive metallic HC, ex Deviated Instinct/ SpineWrench www.thebaitvoid.com ) + Texas Motherfuckers (Sweden, ass-kicking rock n’ roll- imagine Black Flag beating up Turbonegro!) + Koresh (UK Stoner Doom-core, Iron Monkey meets Satan) @ the Grosvenor.
A benefit for Defy ID: http://www.defy-id.org.uk – against the introduction of identity cards, Big Brother & a central database of personal information on citizens which can be misused by the state and corporations.

Thursday June 02nd
Workshops-
Watch out for news of D.I.Y. workshops at the 56a Infoshop http://www.56a.org.uk
Silkscreening/stencil making workshop.
Gig-
Bruce Banner (USA, ex D.S.13 amongst others) + Flyblown (ex-Scalplock London noise) + Deathskulls (Southend HC) !!!NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE!!! @ Ryan’s Bar, 181 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16. (at juntion with Albion Rd.) Buses 73 & 476. Tel: 020 7275 7807.

Saturday June 04th
Scumbag Olympics & punx picnic
Rain or shine (there will be cover)- 1pm in Crystal Palace Park. Come early or miss it all!
Bring yer refreshments & food to share, a football, ideas for ridiculous games to play in the Scumbag Olympics (drunk brick-throwing contest anyone?), a good D.I.Y. attitude etc.
(Crystal Palace/Penge rail station, Buses: 3 (from Oxford Circus), 122, 157, 202, 227, 249, 322, 358, 363, 410, 417, 432, 450. More travel info: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl) Brixtonscum infoline: 07939 198352.
Benefit Gig-
Bomberegn (Denmark) + Moral Dilemna + Ramraid the Offie + the Morons + Headjam + ST/DC + Give Up All Hope + Beyond Repair + Bottlejob+ Doozer (UK air guitar champion!) @ Cambridge Heath Road Bridge Cafe. More info: 0798 655 1529. 9pm-late. A benefit for Vegan Campaigns.

Sunday June 05th
Benefit Gig-
Raw Power (old skool “fuck authority!” power thrash from Rome) + In the Shit (Wales) + Give Up All Hope (Brixton D-beat) + Short Bus Window Lickers @ the Grosvenor. 8.30pm start unless otherwise informed at other Scummy events.
A benefit for the 56a Infoshop.