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    Judas Priest plods through history

    With its fellow Birmingham brethren Black Sabbath, Judas Priest has exerted a powerful influence on modern metal. Among lead singer Rob Halford's operatic falsetto wail, the blazing tandem guitars of Glenn Tipton and K.K. Downing, and the studs-and-leather look adopted…
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    Metal Meltdown

    A year after Cameron Crowe climbed back aboard the tour bus for one last spin through rock's golden days of giddy hedonism and phony heroism comes a film set a decade later, in the mid- 1980s, when the parties got…
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    Riff Raff

    Publicity TKO In keeping with the current spirit of publicity in San Francisco, Riff Raff offers no comment on the reported scuffle between OMC frontman Pauly Fuemana and his local record label representative. Word got around that Fuemana, a Maori…
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    Slap Shots

    Heavy Metal Memories San Francisco has until Feb. 23 to witness one of the finest pieces of documentary embarrassment the 20th century has seen yet. Playing Tuesdays through Sundays at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is Heavy Metal…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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