PUNKTURED FEST: The Decline, Nerdlinger, The Revellers, House Arrest, them Sharks, 88 To Yesterday. Ya-Ya’s, Perth. 05-07-2014.

Words and photos Kim Anderson – Shoot The Wicked Witch

I feel like I should just start off with an apology for this review. There’s a reason I take photos, it means I don’t have to form sentences, let alone paragraphs describing a night where I had a camera in front of my face for half of it. But here goes nothing.

The night started off with pop-punkers 88 To Yesterday. Leigh had promoted the show saying if no one was there he would cry. I’m happy to report the room was looking pretty good, there were people waiting to come in before the doors had even opened, and no tears were shed. This was their first gig with new guitarist Alex and they played a tight set. Leigh is definitely the one to watch on stage though and I’m pretty sure he has a fetish because this is the second time I’ve seen them live now and he’s sexually assaulted the guitarist.

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