Unsane

Helmet, schmelmet. When it comes to influential, New York-based hardcore, noise rock bands, Unsane were the kings of that late-’80s and early ’90s scene (though often holding court with a similar degree of reigning authority as the like-minded Cop Shoot Cop). Without their gripping combination of tunefulness and grinding sludge, we wouldn’t have had bands like Girls Against Boys or, arguably, the Northwest’s iconic hardcore touchstone, Botch. Show up early for rising local act Cold Lake, whose petulant post-punk will likely please the ears of the bill’s revered headliners. With Android Hero, Great Falls. HANNAH LEVIN

Fri., Nov. 26, 9:30 p.m., 2010

 
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