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Toxic Holocaust, Krum Bums, Holy Grail, Atrophix

When: Sun., Aug. 14, 10 p.m. 2011

Toxic Holocaust is a reminder of an era when a teenager's interest in heavy metal was cause for alarmist news reports. Toxic Holocaust's only permanent member, Joel Grind, is an acolyte of such parent-tormenting sounds of the 1980s. Blending Discharge's grimy hardcore with Slayer's menacing thrash and Obituary's death metal plod, Toxic Holocaust's crust-caked fourth album, Conjure and Command, is an apocalyptic vision soundtracked by a steady battering of percussion and Grind's dry, barking vocal. It's not as scary as it might have been in 1985, but that doesn't make it less fun. —Bryan C. Reed

Price: $8-10

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