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Punk legends NOFX got "Punk in Drublic" at their wild, sold-out House of Blues show on April 14, when Direct Hit and Mean Jeans opened.

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Los Angeles-bred NOFX brought 30 years of punk rock to House of Blues on April 14.
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Milwaukee-based pop punk band Direct Hit opened.
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Oregon's party punkers Mean Jeans joined in too.
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Vocalist/bassist Fat Mike (pictured) and guitarist Eric Melvin formed NOFX in 1983.
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The band endured 10 years before they found mainstream success with the release of their fifth studio album.
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"Punk in Drublic" debuted in 1994, just in time for the rise in skate-punk popularity.
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NOFX joined rank with other punk bands breaking into the mainstream, including the Offspring, Bad Religion, Green Day and Rancid.
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During the Bush presidency, NOFX became more politically outspoken.
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Fat Mike even launched a website aimed at young punks to educate them about the importance of voting.
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The band hasn't released a new record since 2012's "Self Entitled," their 12th studio album.
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NOFX reportedly planned to start work on a new album after wrapping the Fat Wreck Chords 25th anniversary tour in 2015.
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Fans -- stay tuned.
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Formed in 2007, Direct Hit are a prolific pop-punk band.
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They came together under the idea to release material frequency, as EPs and splits, instead of following a more traditional record-release schedule.
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They've received acclaim from such outlets as "Alternative Press," which gave their 2013 full-length "Brainless God" release four out of five stars.
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Mean Jeans are influenced by the Ramones and garage rock.
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They're based in Portland, Oregon, where -- from the sounds of their songs -- they like to party. A lot.
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