Observatory Orange County Shows

GBH

with Angelic Upstarts, Bad Co. Project, CRIM
Fri May 25, 2018
( Doors: 7:00 pm ) SHOW: 8:00 pm PDT
The Observatory
3503 South Harbor Boulevard, Santa Ana, CA
All Ages

PREMIUM PARKING & EARLY ENTRY WITH RESTAURANT RESERVATION

Enjoy our menu featuring variations of poutines, sliders and more while enjoying a show at The Observatory. Food can be ordered from our restaurant area in the lobby or from any bar in the venue. Early entry to most shows is available with reservations, and also include Premium parking. A minimum spend of $15 on food per person is required as part of the parking and early entry program. More info at: observatoryoc.com/food

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Parking is available at the Preimum Lot ($15) in front of the venue and at the General Lot ($10) just a block away. Parking lots open at 6 pm each night. Please pay close attention to all parking signage as towing is heavily enforced by our neighbors. Fans are encouraged to purchase their parking passes in advance. 

Street parking available on W. Moore Street, W. Alpine Street, and S. Yale St, all within a short walk (5-10 minutes) of the venue.

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GBH

The influential, long-lived punk metal band G.B.H. rose to prominence in England during the early '80s when hardcore punk began inching toward heavy metal.Originally formed in 1979 in Birmingham, England, G.B.H. initially called itself Charged G.B.H. to differentiate itself from another band called G.B.H. The leather-clad, hair-spiked foursome began recording for the Clay label in the early '80s, releasing some singles before unleashing their influential debut album, City Baby Attacked by Rats, in 1982. City Baby's Revenge followed two years later in 1984, by which time the band had become one of the leading punk metal bands of the era. G.B.H. continued recording and releasing albums throughout the '80s, though their influence progressively waned as a new wave of bands such as Slayer emerged and pushed punk metal toward what became known as speed metal and, in turn, thrash. Despite its waning influence, G.B.H. soldiered on, recording new albums throughout the '90s and into the next millennium. By this point the band was often cited by both metal and punk bands as a huge influence, and a renewed interest in G.B.H.'s early recordings resulted. ~ Jason Birchmeier

Angelic Upstarts
Bad Co. Project
CRIM