D.R.I. / DIRTY ROTTEN IMBECILES - The Underworld
D.R.I. / DIRTY ROTTEN IMBECILES

D.R.I. / DIRTY ROTTEN IMBECILES

D.R.I. / DIRTY ROTTEN IMBECILES - 40th Anniversary Tour

Dirty Rotten Imbeciles (often abbreviated and referred to as D.R.I.) is an American crossover thrash band that formed in Houston in 1982 and would later relocate to San Francisco. The band is currently composed of two of its founding members, vocalist Kurt Brecht and guitarist Spike Cassidy, as well as drummer Rob Rampy and bass player Greg Orr.

D.R.I. never gained a mainstream audience, but the integration of their hardcore punk roots with thrash metal influences was a stylistic catalyst for their contemporaries – most notably Suicidal Tendencies, Corrosion of Conformity, Stormtroopers of Death, the Cro-Mags, Nuclear Assault, Adrenalin O.D., and Cryptic Slaughter – alongside whom they are considered to be one of the major pioneers of what would later be called "crossover thrash". These bands had a heavy influence on modern thrash metal.

To date, D.R.I. has released seven full-length studio albums. Other than three new songs on the 2016 EP But Wait... There's More!, they have not released a full-length studio album since Full Speed Ahead in 1995. Despite this, the band has continued to tour almost every year, and gone on hiatus intermittently, notably between 2004 and 2009, when Cassidy was diagnosed with colon cancer. Since at least 1998, D.R.I. has been working on their eighth full-length studio album, which remains unreleased.

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Plus : Fallujah, Melancolia
| Doors open at 6:00 PM

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DESERTFEST 2024 (Friday)

DESERTFEST 2024 (Friday)

Plus : Akersborg, Voidlurker, Wolfshead, Borehead, Sagan, Orsak:Oslo, Albert Jupiter, Brume, Sleemo, Grand Atomic, Weedsnake, Raging Speedhorn, Mantar, Frankie and the Witch Fingers, Mondo Generator, Colour Haze, Wake, Sunnata, Ashenspire, Warpstormer, Clouds Taste Satanic, Goblinsmoker, Sugar Horse, Pijn, Domkraft, Blanket, Cloakroom, Brant Bjork and The Bros, Masters Of Reality
| Doors open at 12:00 PM

£60.00 + £7.98
DESERTFEST 2024 (Sunday)

DESERTFEST 2024 (Sunday)

Plus : Fuz Caldrin, Midwich Cuckoos , Waxy, Gramma Vedetta, The Grudge, Goat Major, Orme, Skypilot, Gozer, Silverburn, Lodestar, Kulk, Morag Tong, Dvne, Noisepicker, Borracho, Astroqueen, Bat Sabbath, Kadabra, Psychlona, Ashenspire, Nightstalker, Ozric Tentacles, Darsombra, Stinking Lizaveta, Ufomammut, Monolord, Godflesh
| Doors open at 12:00 PM

£60.00 + £7.98
H20

H20

Plus : H2O, Last Orders, False Reality, Mindless
| Doors open at 6:00 PM

£25.00 + £4.28
INGESTED

INGESTED

Plus : Fallujah, Melancolia
| Doors open at 6:00 PM

Off Sale
DESERTFEST 2024 (Friday)

DESERTFEST 2024 (Friday)

Plus : Akersborg, Voidlurker, Wolfshead, Borehead, Sagan, Orsak:Oslo, Albert Jupiter, Brume, Sleemo, Grand Atomic, Weedsnake, Raging Speedhorn, Mantar, Frankie and the Witch Fingers, Mondo Generator, Colour Haze, Wake, Sunnata, Ashenspire, Warpstormer, Clouds Taste Satanic, Goblinsmoker, Sugar Horse, Pijn, Domkraft, Blanket, Cloakroom, Brant Bjork and The Bros, Masters Of Reality
| Doors open at 12:00 PM

£60.00 + £7.98
DESERTFEST 2024 (Sunday)

DESERTFEST 2024 (Sunday)

Plus : Fuz Caldrin, Midwich Cuckoos , Waxy, Gramma Vedetta, The Grudge, Goat Major, Orme, Skypilot, Gozer, Silverburn, Lodestar, Kulk, Morag Tong, Dvne, Noisepicker, Borracho, Astroqueen, Bat Sabbath, Kadabra, Psychlona, Ashenspire, Nightstalker, Ozric Tentacles, Darsombra, Stinking Lizaveta, Ufomammut, Monolord, Godflesh
| Doors open at 12:00 PM

£60.00 + £7.98
H20

H20

Plus : H2O, Last Orders, False Reality, Mindless
| Doors open at 6:00 PM

£25.00 + £4.28