Nashville-based punk outfit Useless Eaters have wasted no time taking it easy over the last few years. On top of releasing a studio album every year for the last three years, including the 2013 LP Hypertension, the band has made appearances at South By Southwest and Idaho’s Treefort Festival in the last two weeks alone. Driven by the songwriting prowess of guitarist and vocalist Seth Sutton, a self-taught artist who considers dropping out of high school the best decision he’s made, Useless Eaters is a band that views punk as an attitude instead of a fashion statement. Inspired by the freedom to create music rather than the number of safety pins and patches attached to his clothing, Sutton layers sinister vocals on top of his no-frills songwriting style for a sound that echoes classic punk rock and a new wave pop sensibility.
The band recently released the video for “Hypertension” and is set to play San Francisco’s Hemlock Tavern tonight, March 28th along with Alabama’s power pop punk band Nightmare Boyzzz and the headliners of the night, the Bay Area’s own Blasted Canyons. So kick off your weekend early and head to Polk Street tonight for an evening of spirited punk tunes.
Blasted Canyons, Useless Eaters, Nightmare Boyzzz
March 28, 2013