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Punk Rock Mini-Riot on the Sunset Strip! (Is TSOL Bringing Actual Punktitude Back?)

Punk Rock Mini-Riot on the Sunset Strip! (Is TSOL Bringing Actual Punktitude Back?)

A small riot broke out outside the Key Club last night between the crowd at a TSOL concert and da police. The LA Weekly's news team reports on The Informer blog that

It started about 10:30 p.m. outside the Key Club, which was hosting a punk rock show by TSOL and Youth Brigade, Sgt. S. Ruda told the Weekly. Bouncers at the club got into it with fans outside the club, and responding deputies were met with rocks and bottles, he said.

As commenter "hobbzoid" said on the Punknews.org website, hobbzoid "i time traveled to 1982 or what?"

More from The Informer report:

Sheriff's deputies shut down the famed street between San Vicente Boulevard and Doheny Drive and called for backup from the LAPD and Beverly Hills police. The situation was still fluid shortly before midnight, according the sergeant.

The News reports that deputies were shutting down more clubs in the area and that patrons were going to be cleared from the street unless they moved voluntarily (or stayed inside).

Friday morning update: Ruda reports that by 2 a.m. three people who had allegedly been fighting were taken into custody along with three others from the rock-and-bottle throwing incidents.