Rained out at Quaker Steak n Lube!

Even though a good crowd showed up including a few dozen bikers, the weather just wouldn’t let up and Addiction was forced to cancel our outdoor show on June 22nd. We’d like to thank Dane and the Quaker Steak staff for trying their best to make it work. With the show cancelled and a great group of friends & fans already there, we ended up having a really fun dinner party instead! You know what they say: “When life gives you lemons, drink beer” or something like that. 🙂 Thanks again to everyone that came out, despite the weather!

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Quaker Steak n Lube – Rain or Shine, but we’ll take shine!

Hey everyone. We want to give a little heads up about our show tomorrow night at Quaker Steak and Lube. If you have been following the weather at all, you have noticed that tomorrow afternoon/evening is pretty questionable. If the storms stay away (everyone please cross your fingers on it) we will be good to go and will be rocking two sets out in the parking lot. If things look ugly, we will be moved inside to play in the bar in a (one could say “Stripped” down version) of addiction. Either way, we will be playing and we will be finding out after 2 pm tomorrow. We will let you know what the plan is as soon as we know. Thank you, Greg, Kip, Mark, Andy and Tim…..and Wayne is in here somewhere too. I think he is buried under Star War’s figures…


Addiction rocks at The Metal Grill & Mo’s Tosa!

Milwaukee’s Addiction had a great weekend! Friday night at The Metal Grill to help support local firefighter Rudy Betancourt and Saturday night we returned to Mo’s Irish Pub Wauwatosa to administer a full dose of 80’s Rock! The turnout and support for Rudy was truly awe inspiring! Rudy’s wonderful mom Tina personally told me how incredibly thankful they were for the strong showing of support from everyone that made it as well as all the generous donors that made the numerous raffles a big success! A big Thank You also goes to Neil and Theresa for hosting such a meaningful event. We love what they’re doing at The Metal Grill and they deserve all the support we can show them!

Saturday night at Mo’s Irish Pub Wauwatosa we had all kinds of new faces on stage and our “Stump the band” trivia and prizes were fun too! Our drummer Mark is taking a little medical time off and our good friend Wayne graciously agreed to step in on short notice. Like a week. And he nailed it! We didn’t even have time to practice together with him. Ken and I used to jam with Wayne though, so we knew he’d be up for it. And since our singer Tim is still getting over bronchitis, our friend Don stepped in and sang several songs too. Don also used to jam with Ken and I in Tracer Bullet, and Don also fronts the great new Foreigner tribute band Headknocker. It’s always a good time sharing the stage with old friends! Of course several ladies also joined us on stage for Girls, Girls, Girls and made the place shake! It’s always a blast at Mo’s Irish Pub Wauwatosa!

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Busy weekend approaching!

Hey friends,

Milwaukee’s Addiction is proud to be helping a hometown hero that’s battling cancer with a special benefit show at The Metal Grill in Cudahy! There will be all kinds of cool merchandise available via auctions and raffles and ALL proceeds go to this great cause. Top 40 band “The Clique” plays from 7-9 pm with Addiction closing the night with all your favorite 80’s Rock from 10 pm to midnight. Hope you can join us!

And if you’re busy on Friday, come out and join Milwaukee’s Addiction this Saturday June 11 for another crazy night at Mo’s Irish Pub Wauwatosa! There will be some big surprises at this show that I just can’t talk about yet, but I’m pretty sure it’s going to be a a wild one! Hope to see ya!