Direct Hit!

Direct Hit!

This Obsession, Double Feature

Thursday 5.18.17

9:00 pm

$10.00 - $14.00

This event is 21 and over

Direct Hit!
Direct Hit!
Direct Hit is a band from Milwaukee, Wis. and Chicago, Ill. Nick and Devon sing and play guitar, Danny plays drums, and Steve plays bass. We've released two LPs, five split 7"s, a split 12", a box of tapes, and a whole lot of dumb stuff on the internet. We accidentally wrote a catchphrase some people know, behave like children, and take everything really seriously. Fuck you.
This Obsession
This Obsession
Chicago's punk trio, This Obsession, began in the Summer of 09'. The band consists of Mark on guitar/vocals. Jess on bass/backing vocals, and Jon on the drums. Since starting the band, the three-piece has put time into making success out of what they have created, not giving up, and moving forward with what they can do.

"Nowerdays it's hard to find a serious local band. When you're young, you're always stuck in the high school scene, but now we've managed to get out of it and take our music a step further. We just recorded a 6 track EP, and shelled out cash to professionally package them, and are booking shows in actual venues in Chicago. We love this band to death, and want to make it a big deal. It's not about money, or fame, because if it was, we all would have done something stupid to make news worthy headlines. Trust me, I would at least. Jess is too nice. (Laughs). We just want to meet new people all over the world and travel with our music and spread it. It's the coolest job and that's what our goals are. We're pushing for it and will NEVER stop." says Mark.

Recording the new EP started in January, and was finally released on May 21st, 2011. This Obsession hired Vincent Ippolito of SRS Recordings to produce their first record, which required months of hard work and lots of planning. The EP is self-titled and consists of 6 songs such as "Raccoon Flying Over Summer","The Girl That I Work With", and "My Chevy Impala". "It is by far the best recording we have done so far with sound and effort." says Mark. The frontman continued to speak saying "Vince, who did our record was really hardcore about the whole process. It all had to be done a certain way. We had to lay out all the drum tracks, and then bass tracks, followed by guitar, double it, and then vocals and what not. Each instrument recording took days to complete. If it wasn't done right, it's not getting finished then until we are ALL satisfied, and Vince made sure of that".

After going through rough demos that were released only over the internet, the Chicago punk trio can finally say they are satisfied with the new recordings. The self titled EP is now sold for $5. PICK UP YOURS TODAY!!!
Double Feature
When Kyle and Dominick caught eyes at an all-male hot dog eating contest this summer, musical collaboration couldn't have seemed more predestined. The sultry beef-riddled mood allowed for such a match made in heaven to take form. Kyle's skills to down a dozen dogs in less than one minute caught Justin's eye as a contest judge, just as Justin's skills to play "Highway to Hell" on drums using hotdog sticks during the contest half-time show caught Kyle's eyes.

It was within weeks that the band took to the rooms of The Music Garage to emulate the classic skate-punk styles of NOFX, The Vandals and other similar bands your girlfriend pretends to like under the name Double Feature. Today, Dominick and Justin live quiet lives managing an erotic rollerblading forum in their free time while Kyle works at a prosthetic hand factory.
Venue Information:
1000 N Rohlwing Road #13
Lombard, IL, 60148