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Rocket from the Crypt calls it quits

Veteran rockers Rocket from the Crypt, who have slowed down their pace considerably in recent years, will play their farewell show on Halloween in their home base of San Diego. The show, open to fans ages 21 and up, will take place at the Westin Horton Plaza’s Grand Ballroom. Ticket information is available on the band’s website. “After 16 years of scars and ear damage all in the name of spreading goodwill and the Rock N Roll doctrine, we will take the stage for the last time on our favorite day of the year,” reads a statement posted at the band’s website. “We know that it is very difficult for those around the world to be with us for this celebration, but we invite all that have been a part of this awesome ride to come out one more time and give it up for the band.” Rocket from the Crypt formed in San Diego in the early ’90s, and the band developed a loyal grassroots following thanks to its reputation for raucous live performances. The group’s most recent album release is 2002’s “Live from Camp X-Ray.. Earlier this year Speedo’s (aka John Reese) other band “HOT SNAKES” Announced that they were throwing in the towel as well..