LIVE: Pennywise

Pennywise resurrects "Bro Hymn" for three days at the Observatory, North Park. The band played May 13-15 to a packed house each day. Youth Brigade opened the shows.

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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park May 13-15, bringing back their optimistic brand of Southern California Punk Rock.
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Pennywise was formed in 1988 in Hermosa Beach, and the band signed to Epitaph Records just two years later.
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The band has released 10 studio albums since their critically acclaimed 1991 self-titled debut.
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In 1995, Pennywise was launched into the international spotlight with the release of their third album, “About Time.”
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After bassist Jason Thirsk committed suicide in 1996, the band released the album “Full Circle” in his honor.
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“Full Circle” featured a re-recording of “Bro-Hymn,” one of the band’s most iconic songs from their first album.
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Carrying on Thirsk’s legacy, Pennywise’s 2014 album “Yesterdays” is composed of songs written by their former bassist.
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Selling over three million records internationally by 2007, Pennywise has come to be recognized as one of the nation’s most important punk bands.
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While Pennywise repeated some songs each night of their Observatory North Park stand, the sets were still unique and impressive in their breadth.
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The band ended with “Bro Hymn” each night and threw in some classic covers as well.
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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Pennywise’s set on the 15th started off with “Peaceful Day” and continued with “Waste of Time,” “Perfect People,” “Every Single Day,” “Searching,” “Not Far Away” and “Freebase”…
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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“It’s What You Do With It,” “Try,” “Same Old Story,” “I Won’t Have It,” “Killing Time,” “Blitzkrieg Bop” by Ramones and “Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie” by Black Flag…
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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“Pennywise,” “My Own Country,” “Stand by Me” by Ben E. King, “Society,” “F--- Authority,” “Broken” and “Bro Hymn.”
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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Pennywise headlined the Observatory North Park for three days of SoCal punk from May 13-15.
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Youth Brigade performed with Pennywise at Observatory North Park May 13-15.
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Youth Brigade performed with Pennywise at Observatory North Park May 13-15.
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Youth Brigade performed with Pennywise at Observatory North Park May 13-15.
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Youth Brigade performed with Pennywise at Observatory North Park May 13-15.
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Youth Brigade performed with Pennywise at Observatory North Park May 13-15.
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Youth Brigade performed with Pennywise at Observatory North Park May 13-15.
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