Okay, so I’m figuring most people reading this know about L7, the Los Angeles-based band that started back in 1985 fusing hard rocking riffs and growling vocals. But juuuust in case, let me fill you in a bit following their awesome show at The Fillmore Silver Spring recently.
Le Butcherettes perform at DC9 on March 2, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)
Led by founding member and singer/guitarist/keyboardist Teri Gender Bender, Le Butcherettes slaughtered a sold-out crowd at DC9 Nightclub recently. This fearless musical force is another one of those bands that I never miss an opportunity to catch performing live.
Le Butcherettes perform at The Stand Ballroom in Providence, Rhode Island, on Aug. 8, 2018. (Photo by Andy Jillson)
Need an innovative artsy punk rock band to see?!? Look no further. Le Butcherettes are that and then some. Now is your chance to see this fearless musical force for yourself. See Le Butcherettes live at DC9 Nightclub on Saturday, March 2. Time is of the essence though. If the show hasn’t already sold out already, it most likely will by Saturday night.
Cedric Bixler performs with At the Drive-In at SXSW 2017 in Austin, Texas, on March 15. (Photo by friedoxygen)
At the Drive-In, the high-energy abstract punk band from Texas, arrived to play a show at 9:30 Club back in June, but Cedric Bixler fell ill and the band canceled the show. Last week, they finally made it back to DC on their reunion tour, and they came not only with a great show but also a make-up prize.
Teri Gender Bender, lead singer of glam-punk trio Le Butcherettes, has put less shock and more seduction into her act these days.
Before I ever saw them, sources like Allmusic.com say the band burst into Los Angeles with shock tactics and depictions of women as slaves. But today, Ms. Gender Bender is all about putting herself into her music, as she demonstrated in a recent show at the Rock and Roll Hotel.
At various times, she might purr or hiss, sway or strut, whisper or howl, depending on the song. The audience, a very nearly sold-out crowd on Nov. 5, was enraptured.