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Concert Mon May 21 2007

Pure Unbridled Unsanity

Grown out of the the late-80's New York Hardcore underground, Unsane have successfully blended the prevailing values of volume, speed, and power into a whole new monster. After ending a decade-long run in 2000, Unsane re-united in 2003 to release a greatest hits record and are now back in full-force on the heels of their newest release Visqueen for Mike Patton's Ipecac label.

The trio who helped to define the Amphetamine Reptile sound while defying most critics' relentlessly hurled "grunge" labeling of the era, seem to sound more relevant today than ever. Returning to the fold with a healthy dose of their patented gore-gone-wild, blood-soaked visuals and joining forces with LA uniform-clad powerhouse, 400 blows, this Thursday's show looks to be more brutal than ever!

Unsane play Thursday at Subterranean (2011 North Ave.) with 400 Blows, Mouth of the Architect, and Sweet Cobra. For more info call (773) 278-6600.

 
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