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Celebrating Local Punk Rock Culture

What's more Coeur d'Alene than punk rock?  An even better question would be: what's more punk rock than punk rock?  Answer : D'Mouse Trap.  Other than the Cove Bowl (R.I.P.), there isn't another venue within twenty miles that exudes the essence of punk as much as D'Mouse Trap.  Exactly what is the essence of punk, you ask?  It's a tough to describe, but it smells something like a mixture of stale beer, B.O., GPC cigarettes, vomit and two other bodily fluids of your choice. With that in mind, D'Mouse Trap seemed like the perfect venue (smell-wise, at the very least) to host a reunion show for the only punk band from Coeur d'Alene to stick around long enough for people to remember their name: Fattercox.  Or Splattercox.  Or Starfox. Something like that/OrangeTV, Get Out! North Idaho. More here.

Question: Any punk rock fans out there?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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