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September 4-5: Club Clearview hosts its first annual Labor Day Weekend Party in its parking lot, featuring Course of Empire, Pack of Fags, Last Rites, Hash Palace, and New Bohemians.
September: An anonymous machine-gun attacker leaves holes in the Loco Gringos' Gringo Hearse. The Gringos hit the floor and escape unscathed.
October 16: The Prophet burns to a crisp. The Dallas Fire Department traces the cause to faulty wiring on an electric deep fryer in the kitchen. Estimated damages are $25,000. Hobbs can't be reached for comment, but it's believed neither God nor Satan is to blame.
October 29: Arcadia hosts "Munsters of Rock" show, featuring End Over End, Three on a Hill, Shallow Reign, Last Rites, Course of Empire, and Hash Palace.
November: Decadent Dub Team goes into the studio to record an LP for Triple XXX Records at Dallas Sound Lab. Liles is also planning a Deep Ellum compilation record of "all hard, heavy guitar bands," titled Dude, You Rock, to be released early 1989.
November: A sign is posted in front of the recently roasted Prophet. It reads, "Firewood for Sale."