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Event Archive - SCREAM-O-RAMA! A Descent Into Terror featuring: Mongoose, The Manvils, The Smears, Hot Little Rocket

Fri. October 27th 2006 The Lamplighter (No Minors)
$10 in advance
Tickets at: Zulu Records, Scratch Records, Red Cat Records,,
. Friday, Oct. 27th IMU, CiTR 101.9FM & Manvils Music present SCREAM-O-RAMA! A Descent Into Terror featuring The MANVILS, MONGOOSE, The SMEARS + HOT LITTLE ROCKET! @ The LAMPLIGHTER, 210 Abbott Street . Doors 8pm / $10 advance tix @ Zulu, Scratch, Red Cat Records & Underworld -:- Save $3 off cover at the door if you wear a costume!

ONE NIGHT ONLY! A shockfest of rock'n'roll horror with 4 creature-screechers on one program! Be sure to dress up and be immortalized as this special evening is going to be filmed for an upcoming live DVD! Shark Energy Drinks Go-Go girls will be offering up tasty samples & prizes, which will have you screamin' all night. Best costume & door prizes for costumed guys & ghouls! Sponsored by Scratch Records, Shark Energy Drinks, Shaftebury, John Fluevog Shoes + more!

THE MANVILS - This talented quartet delivers an intense, unrivalled live show with scorching guitars and bellowing vocals that merge into a modern take on the psychedelic blues sound pioneered by The Yardbirds, Velvet Underground and the Stones. Having shared the stage with prestigious bands including The Stereophonics, The High Dials, They Might Be Giants and Brian Jonestown Massacre's lunatic frontman Anton Newcombe, The Manvils enthusiastically abandon themselves to intoxicating rock liberation, converting new initiates to their ever-growing legion of fans every time they take the stage.

MONGOOSE - 4 hard working lads from East Van whose punk attitude and sonic assault of contagious and raucous garage punk rock has had them hailed as "the best live band in Vancouver!" (Nerve Magazine) and "In-freakin-sane Hives inspired alt-metal!" (Exclaim!). With their ability to write catchy songs, Mongoose has licenced songs to TV, snowboarding and mountain bike videos and movies, played over 180 shows, shared stages with Tricky Woo, Hedley, C'mon, The Furios, Billy and the Lost Boys, Faber and many more, while racking up over 84,782 km in a minivan called the EGG since late 2003!

The SMEARS combining elements of old and new school punk and rock with the addition of undeniably beautiful melodies, one of Vancouver's favorite punk bands garners new fans at every show with their unique intense music flooded with passion and emotion.

HOT LITTLE ROCKET fuses abrasive post-punk frenzy with melodic instrumentation and inventive arrangements into intricate, off-kilter pop music. Their debut CD "Danish Documentary" peaked at #17 on national college radio, capturing the #40 spot on !Earshot’s annual top 200, and their follow-up "Our Work and Why We Do It" was released nationally on September 6th. Hot Little Rocket have achieved an impressive list of accomplishments including coast to coast touring, features and live performances on MuchMusic and CBC, and shows with Hot Hot Heat, Modest Mouse and the Eric's Trip farewell tour. "Hot Little Rocket are leading a Canadian assault on the post-punk, emo-core scene" - Chart Magazine.


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Mongoose (rock n roll)

Mongoose are 4 guys from east Vancity playing rock n roll. Started in 2002 when rc and shockk decided to write and record their first record on the 8 track. The song Last Party may be their best song they ever have produce so far. They have adopted the Uniformist philosophy and ride their bikes to the shows. They provide one of the most entert... more info

The Manvils (60's 70's Inspired Rock Blues from)

Fresh off their move from Vancouver to Toronto, rock & roll trio The Manvils are set to celebrate their arrival in the East with the release of their latest EP, Black Tornado. It’s the first of three EPs recorded in three great cities – Vancouver, Toronto and Chicago – each holding plenty of meaning for The Manvils. The Eastward move has mean... more info

The Smears

Combining elements of both old and new school punk and rock with the addition of undeniably beautiful melodies, The Smears create an indestructible, intense style flooded with passion and emotion. Powerhouse drummer Angela, paired with the uninhibited soaring vocal stylings and guitar playing of Rene, founded The Smears in late 2002 in Vancouver Br... more info

Hot Little Rocket

Band Bio - Hot little Rocket were formed in 1999 by a group of awkward and unlikely misfits... Cabarets, night clubs, community halls, basements, attics, bedrooms, cocktail lounges, gymnasiums, Peace rally's, and national outdoor events....Hot Little Rocket have played them all. Since their self-released EP Laika, Hot Little Rocket have been a ener... more info
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