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While we spent our weekend Halloween partying at a house party featuring people in costumes that looked oddly similar to LA.Com's party at Spider (including someone dressed as Jack and many a sexy girl scout and sailor), some of you were at the Olympic Auditorium causing trouble. Now, we loved Pat Smear's powerful guitar in the 90s as much as the next guy or gal but LAist doesn't think that would cause us to fight people for position to see a reunion of the original Germs and main act Suicidal Tendencies at their Waking of the Dead show.

Now don't try coming to the non-existent LAist offices and beating us up but we didn't even know that Suicidal Tendencies still mattered. There's still a market for that mid-eighties thrash metal sound? Wow. The band hasn't put out new music in over a decade and skate-punk seems to have more pop than hardcore in recent years so we're left to wonder...who exactly was in that audience and what in the world can be so pressing about ST to get you to wanna scrap?