Did you ever collect Garbage Pail Kids cards growing up? Or maybe even still collect them as an adult? Because if so, it’s your lucky day. Some of your favorite musicians are getting the Topps treatment, including Andrew WK and GWAR.
It’s all courtesy of Riot Fest, which kicks off this weekend (Sep 16-18) in Chicago. The festival recently got their own Garbage Pail Kids Series that they’ll be selling at Riot Fest Chicago in limited quantities.
What lucky bands got their own Garbage Pail Kids cards?
- NOFX (“Fat Mike”)
- The Lawrence Arms (“The Lawrence Harmed”)
- Naked Raygun (“Ray Gun”)
- Descendents (“Mad Milo”)
- Riot Fest (“Riot Festus”)
- Andrew WK (“Awesome Andrew”)
- Taking Back Sunday (“Taking Back Tidal Wave”)
- GWAR (“GWAR Noir”)
Not too bad right?
What’s also not too bad are some of the bands you’ll see at the festival. Aside from the headliners — the original Misfits reunion, Morrissey, The Flaming Lips, Ween, and Rob Zombie — you’ll also get a chance to catch Brand New, Deftones, Thursday, and Glassjaw.
Here’s the complete lineup:
The Original Misfits (reunion), Morrissey, The Flaming Lips, Ween (Reunion), Death Cab for Cutie, Rob Zombie (performing White Zombie’s Astro-Creep: 2000), Social Distortion (performing 20th Anniversary of White Light, White Heat, White Trash), Brand New, Nas, The Specials, Deftones, Fitz & The Tantrums, Jimmy Eat World, Descendents, Refused, NOFX, Bad Religion, Pierce The Veil, All Time Low, Underoath, Motion City Soundtrack (Final Show), Thursday (reunion), Jake Bugg, The Hives, Death Grips, Chevy Metal, Bob Mould, The Hold Steady (performing ‘Boys and Girls in America’), Glassjaw, Me First & The Gimme Gimmes, Pepper, Tiger Army, Meat Puppets, GZA, The Wonder Years, Method Man & Redman, Dan Deacon, Dee Snider, Andrew W.K., Joey Badass, GWAR, Leftöver Crack, Billy Talent, The Anniversary (Reunion), Neck Deep, Highly Suspect, Smoking Popes, Fucked Up, The Vandals, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Girls Against Boys (Reunion), Fu Manchu, The Falcon, I The Mighty