They were your favorite in 2011 and 2012, and now they're back on top for 2013. Gay Black Republican may not contain any actual, homosexual African-Americans of a conservative persuasion, but they're one of Indy's favorite punk bands. They're an occasional fixture at the Mel's Punk Rock Night, as they should be (PRN curator Rich Barker's in the band.) They're releasing their newest self-titled LP Barker describes as, "politically charged with some tasteless explorations of other topics as well" at a show at the Mel on August 10.
2nd: Vacation Club
3rd: Stealing Volume