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Blag Dahlia of Dwarves on kicking ass and not just being old guys going through the motions

Dwarves are one of the most notorious punk bands of all time. In a time when punk rock has become a kind of brand rather than an authentic lifestyle, Dwarves are always dependable to show what the real thing looks, feels and sounds like. With a reputation for dangerously raucous live shows often involving nudity, Dwarves are worthy of inclusion in the same chapter of punk history as GG Allin and Black Lips.

See also: - Summer Grind at Gothic Theatre, 9/1/12 - Win tickets to SummerGrind with the Dwarves, Leftover Crack and more - Review: Dwarves and Nashville Pussy at the Bluebird, 9/23/11 - After 25 years, the Dwarves are still standing tall

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Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician from Aurora, Colorado. He was a prolific music writer for Westword and a documenter of the Denver music scene.