Dirty Rotten Imbeciles

Dirty Rotten Imbeciles

Deathwish WI, Weapons Of Choice, The Filthy Lowdown

Thu, September 12, 2019

Doors: 5:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

Crafthouse Stage & Grill

Pittsburgh, PA

General Admission: $13 | $2 increase day of show

This event is 21 and over

Tickets are $13 | $2 increase day of show

Tickets are available by calling 877-987-6487

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Dirty Rotten Imbeciles
Dirty Rotten Imbeciles
Dirty Rotten Imbeciles is a hardcore/punk/thrash metal band. Frequently credited as the abbreviated D.R.I. Although they began in Houston, TX, in 1982, the band relocated to San Francisco, CA, in 1983 and are generally associated with both cities. Today, they band members in both cities.

D.R.I. is led by founding members Kurt Brecht (vocals) and Spike Cassidy (guitar). The band's name was taken from one of the insults that Brecht's father hurled at the group, who practiced at the Brecht family home, when they first started playing together. In the beginning, D.R.I. was a hardcore punk band and was renowned for their extremely short and fast songs (their debut EP featured 22 songs in 18 minutes). By the mid-1980s, the band was one of the first to mix hardcore punk and thrash metal, which would become known as the "crossover" sound. The band has a dozen or so official releases, as well as numerous appearances on compilations.

After the release of their last studio album to date ("Full Speed Ahead" in 1995), D.R.I. continued touring regularly over the next 20 years, with only a hiatus while guitarist Spike Cassidy recovered from cancer. The band did not record any new music until releasing the EP "But Wait... There's More!" in 2016.
Venue Information:
Crafthouse Stage & Grill
5024 Curry Road
Pittsburgh, PA
http://www.crafthousepgh.com/
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