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Klaxons, Fake Shark Real Zombie, John Cougar

Sun. April 22nd 2007 9pm doors at 8pm Richard's On Richards (No Minors) 9pm doors at 8pm
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations, Zulu Records
Presented by: Live Nation
Big things are in store for Klaxons. Based on early singles like “Gravity’s Rainbow”, “Atlantis to Interzone”, and “Magick” (which reached #29 in the U.K. top 40), the London band has already amassed a large underground following, selling out tours in Europe, Japan, and Australia, and the U.K. At last summer’s Reading and Leeds festivals, so many eager fans showed up that many had to stand outside the packed tents where Klaxons played.

The group has just released its debut album, Myths of the Near Future, which entered the U.K. chart at #2. Drawing on influences from both art-rock acts and rave culture, as well as authors such as William S. Burroughs and Thomas Pynchon, the band is credited as spearheading the “new rave” movement. Klaxons have been described as “acid-rave sci-fi punk-funk,” and refer to their sound as “psychedelic/progressive/pop”.

Fake Shark Real Zombie

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At some point an artist has to release his grasp on some of what he has held dear and even shaped his work. Kevvy Mental from Fake Shark Real Zombie has moved up to another plateau; he is a changed man, but still with the same youthful energy he’s always had. “I fell out of love with hardcore because it’s missing character” explains the ele... more info

John Cougar (dance rock psych punk)

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