Tag Archives: City Gardens

Interview: Author Steven DiLodovico discusses City Gardens, hardcore’s role in it closing

Posted by on April 1, 2014

One of the most talked about clubs on the Internet and publishing world¬†is one that hasn’t existed since the mid ’90s. City Gardens, a Trenton venue, played host to countless hardcore, metal and alternative shows from the ’80s and ’90s, and is now the subject of a book. No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No […]

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Jon Stewart namedrops GWAR when talking bartending at legendary punk club

Posted by on February 21, 2014

Because we’re from New Jersey and aren’t kids, we got to experience some shows at legendary Trenton NJ shithole City Gardens. The Faith No More/Soundgarden/Voivod tour (with FNM and Soundgarden opening!) was epic, as was seeing Nine Inch Nails on the¬†Pretty Hate Machine tour. Sadly, the club closed for good in 1994, but a with […]

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