Music » Critics' Picks

Ultraman

7 p.m. Saturday, December 27. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.

by

comment

After more than twenty years as a band (which included an extended hiatus for most of the '90s), Ultraman is still somewhat active: It plays the occasional show and even releases new material (most recently 2004's The Constant Weight of Zero). But the relevance of these St. Louis music-scene veterans can be seen most clearly in the wide-branching family tree of local punk acts that were spawned because of (and heavily influenced by) Ultraman's unique brand of bellowing, spastic and anthemic hardcore.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.