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Thu. August 27th 2015 9:00pm doors at 8:00pm The Biltmore Cabaret (No Minors) 9:00pm doors at 8:00pm
$15 plus applicable s/c's
Tickets at: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/899743
Presented by: MRG Concerts
The Protomen's live show is a rock opera from the future about the good, the evil and the in-between. Their two records are not merely collections of the band's songs. Perhaps they are best understood as original cast recordings of the songs from their hit musical.

The music is epic. It's downright Homeric if Homer were a robot Meatloaf from the future. That's Meatloaf the singer (who was also in David Fincher's "Fight Club" and did a fine acting job, if I do say so myself), not the meatloaf sandwich available at Applebee's for $7.99 with garlic smashed potatoes, which are delicious but hardly epic.

There is a story being told on these two records, which is as epic as the music.

Act I (2005) takes place in a post-apocalyptic landscape as reflected in the the distorted, fuzzy and digital music. You can hear it in the sounds. It makes you feel things. It's musicalness. Act II: The Father of Death, released in 2009 to much acclaim, is a prequel, and as such is set in pre-apocalyptic times. Whereas Act I is the story of two robots, Act II is the story of two men. See how that's different? You could write a term paper about that. If Act I was epic. Act II is downright Wagnerian. Just wait until you hear it on Thursday, August 27th at Biltmore Cabaret.

PROTOMEN Online:
Website: http://protomen.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/protomen
Twitter: https://twitter.com/protomen
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