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Riot Fest Unveils Punk-Themed Garbage Pail Kids Trading Cards

By Stephen Gossett in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 8, 2016 7:36PM

Riot Fest is known to have some pretty slick merch, and they're also not ones to shy away from nostalgia. To that end, the festival announced on Thursday a set of limited-edition Riot Fest-themed Garbage Pail Kids trading cards, the perfect souvenir for the aging (or just aging-at-heart) punk.

The eight-card series depicts current Riot Fest performers and veterans, of course featured in those inimitable Garbage Pail gross-out caricatures. So far, the cards will only be available at the Chicago festival, which takes place at Douglas Park next weekend, Sept. 16 to 18. If you're not attending, you can live vicariously by scrolling through the designs above.

Artists include:
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”)