Rich Levene’s 50th Birthday gig; Sat 12th Dec -the Joiners Southampton -Preview and brilliant punk playlist.

 

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Rich Levene’s 50th Birthday gig is this Sat 12th Dec  at the Joiners in Southampton. 

Twenty-seven years ago a group of punks from Southampton, Totton and Eastleigh put a tenner each in a kitty and decided to put on a gig. 

Hundreds of gigs and decades later, the one constant member of what became the S.T.E. (who will insist it was a collective effort with everyone playing a part) and the driving force behind it was, and still is, Rich Levene, a modest, unsung hero of DIY punk, hardcore, emo & so on – in Southampton and beyond. 

You can read his history of the Southampton hardcore scene here.

And on Saturday he reaches the grand old age of 50 -so of course there’s a gig to celebrate.  And here’s the line up, with links and videos and Richards own descriptions  ( and it makes a great, varied punk and hardcore playlist to listen to at home)

So, Happy Birthday Richard – and many more.

the line up is ….

DANGER! MAN (Really stoked to be bringing them over from Oslo, Norway – ex LIFE…BUT HOW TO LIVE IT?/SO MUCH HATE/BANNYLYST etc!)

GROVER (Speedy Manchester punk rock – be ready to pigpile!)

 

MILKY WIMPSHAKE (Great poppy punk tunes with humour & political suss)

VANILLA POD (Norfolk tuneful punk rock)

WATCH YOU DROWN (Melodic Pompey punk rock!)

MWSTARD (Post punk based in Wales – inc. Sarah & Alec ex WITCHKNOT, ONE BY ONE, SUFFER etc!)

PERSONAL BEST (Bristol poppy songs with an edge!)

THE SHORTS (Southampton hardcore punk)

TRIALS OF EARLY MAN ( Hampshire post-hardcore ex CIRCUS ACT etc)

BLOODBUZZ (Fast Pompey hardcore – ex JETS VS SHARKS, ATTACK VIPERS, CHILLERTON people)

The Joiners, 141 St Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NS

First band on around 3.30pm. £10

 

rich onstage by adam barnes

So one more to add to this …

STE Collective, Southampton
25 Years, 252 Gigs, 487 Bands, 17 Countries
100% DIY!

CULTURE SHOCK ▪ HATE THAT SMILE ▪ CORPORATE GRAVE ▪ CHRIST ON PARADE ▪ LIFE CYCLE ▪ ABS ▪ VERNON WALTERS ▪ SOULSIDE ▪GENERIC ▪ SQUANDERED MESSAGE ▪ NIGHT TERROR SYNDROME ▪VICTIMS FAMILY ▪ BAD BEACH ▪ JOYCE MCKINNEY EXPERIENCE ▪ WAT TYLER ▪ WATCH YOU DROWN ▪ FIRE PARTY ▪ SOFAHEAD ▪ VERBAL ASSAULT ▪ HDQ ▪LIZARDS ▪ RED LETTER DAY ▪ SLEEP ▪ TARGET OF DEMAND ▪ MAD THATCHERS ▪ ALL THE GLORY ▪ SUICIDE PACT ▪ CRANE ▪ POGROM ▪DECADENCE WITHIN ▪ TALL MAN ▪ BBMFS ▪ INSIGHT ▪ LONG COLD STARE ▪ HARMONY AS ONE ▪ INSIDE OUT ▪ OLDER THAN DIRT ▪ SINK ▪ CAN’T DECIDE ▪ ALL ▪ SAMIAM ▪ ULTRAMAN ▪ ANTIC HAY ▪ JUICE ▪ NO COMPLY ▪ ASEXUALS ▪ NESSUN DORMA ▪QUICKSAND ▪ FUSION ▪ MTA ▪ NOFX ▪ ECONOCHRIST ▪KNUCKLEHEAD ▪ ADVERSARY ▪ GREEN DAY ▪ JAIL CELL RECIPES ▪BLUNT ▪ UNDERSTAND ▪ HERB GARDEN ▪ SURF WEASEL ▪ STOCKWELL▪ BORN AGAINST ▪ DOWNFALL ▪ HAYWIRE ▪ MR T EXPERIENCE ▪GOOBER PATROL ▪ JOEYFAT ▪ NUX VOMICA ▪ COUCH POTATOES ▪PSEUDO HIPPIES ▪ ONE BY ONE ▪ USEFUL IDIOT ▪ DOWNCAST ▪ GLUE ▪ ALLOY ▪ CIRCUS LUPUS ▪ LUNGFISH ▪ LIFE… BUT HOW TO LIVE IT? ▪ FLAMING KATIE ▪ CHICKEN-BONE CHOKED ▪ DOWN BY LAW ▪ BIG STACK ▪ J CHURCH ▪ YOUR MUM ▪ SHUTDOWN ▪ GAN ▪ ZIMMER FRAMES ▪ OI POLLOI ▪ THIRST! ▪ RECTIFY ▪ REVERSE ▪ EXIT CONDITION ▪ KITCHENER ▪ FABRIC ▪ WORDBUG ▪ RHYTHM COLLISION▪ HARRIES ▪ BEDLAM HOUR ▪ FRANKENSLAG ▪ BROKEN TOYS ▪BYETAIL ▪ HUGGY BEAR ▪ TRAVIS CUT ▪ PERSECUTION COMPLEX ▪DEAD WRONG ▪ LASH OUT ▪ BOLO ▪ UNWOUND ▪ MUTINY ▪BUGHOUSE ▪ JAMES BROOK ▪ WHOLESOME CRACK ▪ SMOG (UK) ▪JAWBREAKER ▪ PHIL BEEVERS ▪ MACHINES IN MOTION ▪ VOORHEES ▪STALINGRAD ▪ SPITHEAD ▪ SKIMMER ▪ BOB TILTON ▪ CHROME ▪ STU DENT & THE WANKERS ▪ KITO ▪ BABY HARP SEAL ▪ HUB ▪ BABY SILVERSKINS ▪ KILLJOY ▪ ABC DIABOLO ▪ AVAIL ▪ MUCKSPREADER ▪FOUR WALLS FALLING ▪ SENSEFIELD ▪ POLICY OF THREE ▪ MALVA ▪BROCCOLI ▪ ANNALISE ▪ WACT ▪ STRETCH ▪ GASH ATTACK ▪ JOSEPH CUNIO ▪ CHOPPER ▪ TOAST ▪ APPLE ORCHARD ▪ BURNSIDE ▪ MEREL ▪ MONKHOUSE ▪ CERVICAL SMEARS ▪ CAROL ▪ DOUGHNUTS ▪CORDELIA’S DAD ▪ PORTOBELLO BONES ▪ VENTRAL ▪ SMUG PARIAH ▪STRYCHNINE ▪ HOT ROD SHOPPING CART ▪ HOOTON THREE CAR ▪HIATUS ▪ HEADACHE ▪ SPITE ▪ POLARIS ▪ FOUR LETTER WORD ▪UNMARKED ▪ EX-CATHEDRA ▪ UNDERCLASS ▪ CROCODILE GOD ▪CRADLE ▪ PORTISWOOD ▪ LOS CRUDOS ▪ DEAD & GONE ▪ HARD TO SWALLOW ▪ DROPDEAD ▪ DIMINISHED ▪ SNUB ▪ NIL BY MOUTH ▪STAMPIN’ GROUND ▪ SCALPLOCK ▪ GROVER ▪ CASUM ▪ DAWNBREED ▪ VSS ▪ BLEW ▪ LOVEMEN ▪ MU330 ▪ IN-FECT ▪ GORSE ▪ VANILLA POD ▪ KONSTRUKT ▪ RYDELL ▪ MINUTE MANIFESTO ▪ EBOLA ▪SCHEMA ▪ SHORT & CURLIES ▪ FALL OUT ▪ DEAD JOE ▪ SOEZA ▪YEAST ▪ JAHARI ▪ DYSTOPIA ▪ REVOLT ▪ MONTH OF BIRTHDAYS ▪IMBISS ▪ INFORMERS ▪ GOOD GRIEF ▪ FAT DAY ▪ I CONFESS ▪MILHOUSE ▪ UNSILENT MINORITY ▪ RADIO SCHIZO ▪ KODIAK ▪ HAL AL SHEDAD ▪ SWEET CHILDREN ▪ IN-LINE SKATING BARBIES ▪ RYE COALITION ▪ KURT ▪ WRITE-OFFS ▪ MIGHTY SNORTIN’ POWDER RANGERS ▪ VAN PELT ▪ SIN-EATERS ▪ DAGOBAH ▪ UNSLUG ▪REIZIGER ▪ HONEY HONEY ▪ GRISWALDS ▪ FETT ▪ OXYMORON ▪JAYNE DOE ▪ TURTLEHEAD ▪ DROP OUT ▪ DOOLITTLE ▪ MARSHES ▪HIS HERO IS GONE ▪ JOHN HOLMES ▪ PEDIGREE SCUM ▪ JACK OF ALL PHOBIAS ▪ SOLANKI ▪ IN THE SHIT ▪ BILGE PUMP ▪ LOGICAL NONSENSE ▪ ASTREAM ▪ WINNER ▪ ‘TONE ▪ PROTEST ▪ TROPHY GIRLS ▪ AMBUSH ▪ URKO ▪ SKA GAL & THE HANDS OF RA ▪ NORTH CAMP ▪ ACTIVE MINDS ▪ EMSHA SWING ▪ SPY VS SPY ▪ SHATTERHAND ▪ BEAUTY SCHOOL DROPOUT ▪ MILKY WIMPSHAKE ▪ SPRAYDOG ▪BABIES THREE ▪ SUNFACTOR ▪ IMBALANCE ▪ PENFOLD ▪ DECREPIT ▪HAPPY ANGER ▪ BETTE DAVIS & THE BALCONETTES ▪ UNITE ▪ SHONBEN▪ ASIDE ▪ DISOMA ▪ EVIL IS NEVER IN FASHION ▪ SHORT HATE TEMPER ▪ TV21 ▪ MOST SECRET METHOD ▪ DROPNOSE ▪ SCUTTLE ▪ASSHOLE PARADE ▪ END OF THE CENTURY PARTY ▪ UNCURBED ▪ WHITE FINGER ▪ PROPERGUMBHIS ▪ BROTHER INFERIOR ▪ LEFT FOR DEAD ▪BLOODSHED ▪ AMERICAN HERITAGE ▪ GEIGER COUNTER ▪ INSIDIOUS RED ▪ ECLECTICS ▪ ASPIRIN KID ▪ BLUETIP ▪ SORTS ▪ GREEN HEARSE ▪ SARAH ▪ INTERNATIONAL STRIKEFORCE ▪ VICTORY AT SEA ▪GILAMONSTERS ▪ SERPICO ONEXMORE ▪ CHOKEWORD ▪ CIRCUS ACT ▪LAPSE ▪ SOUTHPORT ▪ SERVO ▪ TED KENNEDYS ▪ CANDY CADETS ▪CELLO BAND ▪ HOT WATER MUSIC ▪ SWEEP THE LEG JOHNNY ▪ CAUSEY WAY ▪ W.O.R.M ▪ JOE NINETY ▪ LUNASUIT ▪ DEAD INSIDE ▪CARNATED ▪ OUTBREAK ▪ PARADE OF ENEMIES ▪ SUBMISSION HOLD ▪KAFKA ▪ KIDS NEAR WATER ▪ ENDSTAND ▪ DISPOSABLE HEROES ▪SICK OF SILENCE ▪ EVIL PANTANO ▪ BUT ME NO BUTS ▪ TRANS AM ▪FUCKING CHAMPS ▪ MAP OF HELL ▪ MANIFESTO JUKEBOX ▪ HUMANS THE SIZE OF MICROPHONES ▪ ERRORTYPE: 11 ▪ TRAGEDY ▪ STEGEL ▪STANDSTILL ▪ GARRISON ▪ SECOND RATE ▪ MIHOEN ▪ PILGER ▪ MY NAME IS THE KILLING WORD ▪ JETS VS SHARKS ▪ ALWAYS OUTNUMBERED ▪ HOWARD’S ALIAS ▪ SOMMERSET ▪ GENERATION FUCK ▪ BOXED IN ▪ SEVEN DAYS OF SAMSARA ▪ TWELVE HOUR TURN ▪ SNOTTY ▪ WASTED ▪ DS-13 ▪ WHITE CIRCLE CRIME CLUB ▪ SOON THE DARKNESS ▪SLUDGEFEAST ▪ FORTY FOOT FALL ▪ MONEY HUNGRY CLERGYMEN ▪FEVER DREAM ▪ ESCANNA ▪ TWOFOLD ▪ VITAMIN X ▪ LEFTBEHINDS ▪ BAREFOOT ▪ CAT ON FORM ▪ BRAMBILLA ▪ MITCH BUCHANAN ▪DAN POTTHAST ▪ FLYING MARROWS ▪ NO SUBSTANCE ▪ VEXT ▪ THREE MAN PIT ▪ UNKNOWN ▪ MAKILADORAS ▪ SALT UNION ▪ FAREWELL TO ARMS ▪ YOU’RE SMILING NOW BUT WE’LL ALL TURN INTO DEMONS ▪DEAD AFTER SCHOOL ▪ WRECK OF OLD ’98 ▪ LAST KISS ▪ MORBO HATES HUMANS ▪ HUNTING LODGE ▪ SACK-O’-WOES ▪ SEVEN ARROWS THROUGH MY BASTARD HEART ▪ PROCESS ▪ NANCY REAGANS ▪ WHOLE IN THE HEAD ▪ GIANT HAYSTACKS ▪ PROJECTIONS ▪ NOW DENIAL ▪SODDING WOLFSHEAD ▪ DEAD SEA FUCKING SCROLLS ▪ LIFE AT THESE SPEEDS ▪ SCIENCE OF YABRA ▪ THIS AIN’T VEGAS ▪ LAST MILE ▪ IRON CAGE ▪ CHILLERTON ▪ FUCKED UP ▪ BUSINESS OF DEATH ▪ BAIL OUT ▪ TUBERS ▪ WRITTEN FROM NEGATIVE ▪ ACTION AND ACTION ▪STRANDS ▪ GOOD WIFE ▪ DE VLINDERS ▪ INTENT ▪ ATTACK! 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1988 – 2013

(list compiled by Rich (and the STE Collective) all gigs were at various venues in Southampton, including the Joiners and West Indian Club)

Thank you Rich and Happy Birthday

 

 

Rich Levene pictured onstage ‘singing’ at Ged’s 50th.  Photo – Adam Barnes 

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