Destroy Everything

Let's see ... a show at Churchill's, a MySpage page headline that reads, "Fuck it up for the kids!" and a band name involving the word destroy. It's a safe bet that Tuesday's extravaganza at the premier rock dive in Little Haiti should include plenty of true punk-rock rowdiness, some of the best of it courtesy of quintet Destroy Everything, from just outside Chicago.


With Ops, Unit Six, The Low Life, Break On Thru, and F.A.T.E. Tuesday, May 27. Churchill's, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. Show starts at 9 p.m.; tickets cost $10. Ages 18+ with ID. 305-757-1807,

In a world where punk is such a watered-down and contentious term, these guys do it in its most classic form: fast, with a few — but minimal — riffs and political but playful lyrics. Yes, they can tend toward the simplistic: "You're for Uncle Sam/Your dick is in his hand." But why mince a bunch of big words? That's for pseudo-intellectuals, not for people who enjoy their rock spiky, fast, hard, and to the point. ARIELLE CASTILLO

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