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Agnostic Front Will Probably Destroy Churchill's on Feb. 5

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New York City hardcore legends Agnostic Front definitely still bring it: They're still as loud and confrontational as always, even with their wrinkles, gray hair, and degenerating vision. Well-into-their-50s principals Roger Miret (vocals) and Vinnie Stigma (guitar) -- who, inspired by the likes of Black Flag and Bad Brains, formed the band in 1980 -- are still at the helm of the ever-changing lineup. (The band's gone through nearly two dozen members in its 28 years).

Like most hardcore bands, Agnostic Front split up for a number of years (at one point, Miret was in jail for drug offenses), but it's been reinvigorated, active since 1997. And like most hardcore bands, Agnostic Front blends speedy, snotty street punk with thrash-metal and oi! into an aggressive stew that still manages to turn circle pits exceptionally violent.

Agnostic Front, with the Mongoloids, Mehkago NT, and La Vieja Guardia. Thursday, February 5. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami. Show starts (supposedly) at 9 p.m. Ages 18+ with ID. 305-757-1807;

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