Simply put, there are very few better SoCal punk anthems than the Adolescents’ “Amoeba.” In fact, that iconic blue-and-red 1981 self-titled debut from which it came is one of the all-time great SoCal punk albums. Amoeba” is such a mad jam that former Adolescent and co-writer Casey Royer has made it a staple of the set with his band D.I. Of course, there’s way more to the Adolescents that this one song — 2018’s Cropduster was their ninth album and the last with fallen comrade Steve Soto. But you can’t keep this great band down, and this Garden Grove gig should be a classic.

The Adolescents play with The Zeros, The Crowd and the Neighborhood Brats at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, December 6 at Garden Grove Amphitheatre.

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