Bass Drum of Death

The pummeling, power-chord-loving Mississippi duo Bass Drum of Death stirred up some attention earlier this year when they served as the backing band for Odd Future’s MellowHype during a Fuel TV performance. BDOD’s own music deserves that level of recognition in its own right, though. On their debut album, GB City, which was released in April, drummer Colin and vocalist/guitarist John (no last names) play songs that are gleefully clamorous, thrashy, and guttural (“Get Found” and “Young Pros” are hooky standouts). It’s a balls-out style of rock-and-roll comparable to that of JEFF The Brotherhood, another noisy-as-hell twosome, or, for that matter, Vancouver’s Japandroids, who will headline tonight’s show. ERIN K. THOMPSON

Tue., Aug. 30, 9:30 p.m., 2011

 
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