Originally Posted by jd091
Oh, I mean, Chicago has great venues. I've been to most of 'em. Just the culmination of the very hands off nature of Chain Reaction coupled with the amazing punk scene in southern california results in one of the best hardcore venues in the country. That and Anchors Up!, in Massachusetts.
I get watcha mean. There's actually another venue called Soma in San Diego that's similar to Chain Reaction. It has sidesatge like Chain but bigger and a Main Stage with barricade and stuff. Awesome staff where security guards are in the pit moshing and making sure no one gets hurt.