If you have yet to experience a Rochester punk show, then here is your chance to tap in all the way. Rotten U.K. is returning to the Bug Jar, complete with metal studs, plane glue Mohawks, thrashing guitar riffs, and brain-rattling vocals. The band's music is loud, aggressive, and urgent. Bring your helmet, because this show is going to be wild. The band will be promoting a new tape release with other local acts in support. National Teen Set is hosting the show, spinning records, and celebrating its new name.
Rotten U.K. performs with Vermin, Beastman, and Process on Wednesday, August 20, at the Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Avenue. TeenSet 45 Dance Part to follow bands. 9 p.m. $5-$7. Bugjar.com; Facebook.com/rotten.uk.