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Friday, October 23, 2009

Friday To-Do: Murder Junkies

Posted By on Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 1:25 PM

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9 p.m., Juanita's. $10.

In the mid-1990s, local barroom heavyweights Big Boss sold T-shirts bearing the motto “Legalize Heroin and Murder.” It sounds like a slogan for the survivors of G.G. Allin's Murder Junkies (this is the third incarnation), a band that pays tribute to all that is decadent and depraved. Allin died, predictably, in 1993, but with his brother Merle “Pinky” Allin on bass, the Junkies continue the tradition of shocking punk rock, rife with blistering riffs and aggressive rhythms and embedded with the sleaziest lyrics imaginable. Expect numbers off the 1991 debut “Feed My Sleaze,” especially “Waking Up In a Pool of Piss.” Regardless of lyrical content, the band is a well-seasoned batch of pros that can really lay down the goods. True to the night's theme, the Nasties and Russellville's nihilistic Dirt Cheap Drugs open the 18-and-up show.

Paul Peterson



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