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THE BIRTHDAY MASSACRE – UnderYourSpellTour with ARMY OF THE UNIVERSE * LUDOVICO TECHNIQUE

05/20/2017 Doors 7:00 PM    Show 8:00 PM 17 & Over
THE BIRTHDAY MASSACRE

THE BIRTHDAY MASSACRE

The Birthday Massacre is from Toronto, Canada. Combining their interests in various musical and artistic styles, the band has successfully accumulated an impressive international fan base, press accolades, and defied categorization with their unique sound and visuals.

The band was formed in 1999 and independently produced and recorded their first two albums, Nothing and Nowhere and Violet. Through both of these high-demand releases, as well as their highly acclaimed and beautifully atmospheric website, the band obtained a large and loyal fan base throughout the world. Due to their independent success, in 2005 they were approached and signed by Metropolis Records and the band began its steady climb to reaching a much wider audience with the 2007 release of the acclaimed and wildly popular Walking With Strangers.

In the last few years, the band has been performing internationally, traveling extensively across Canada, the United States, Mexico, Australia, the U.K. and Europe. They have become renowned for their high-energy live performances, drawing large, mixed crowds through their appeal to fans of a surprisingly wide range of genres. Equally comfortable playing intimate venues as they are on a festival stage, the band’s highly-praised performances will continue into the next year as they continue touring.

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ARMY OF THE UNIVERSE

ARMY OF THE UNIVERSE

Army Of The Universe was founded in 2008 by Electronic Dance producer Trebla (aka Albert Vorne) and lead singer Lord K. In 2010, guitar player Dave Tavecchia joined the band and one year later Chris Vrenna (NIN, Marilyn Manson, Tweaker) co-produced their first album Mother Ignorance (Metropolis Records). Army Of The Universe’s sound is made of analog synths and blade guitars, speeding around the echoes of 80’s vibes and 90’s industrial, throughout the underground of Brit’s school electronica, new wave and techno beats.

The band and their debut album Mother Ignorance have been considered one of the newest and most exciting surprises throughout both the industrial and rave scenes. Between 2011 and 2014 the band has toured North America and Europe for over 80 shows, including several DJ set gigs, a mix of dark underground sounds with live vocal performances.

In the meanwhile, The Army has released one more EP on Metropolis Records (Until The End) follow by the second album (The Hipster Sacrifice) and a new single (Uniforms) in 2014. The experimentation also landed the band on Dim Mak Records for two more releases, Kill The F* DJ EP and the single PNKRZ!

LUDOVICO TECHNIQUE

LUDOVICO TECHNIQUE

After their debut album “Some Things Are Beyond Therapy” and the follow up “We Came to Wreck Everything,” (both released by Metropolis Records worldwide) Ludovico Technique have stormed the scene with their unique take on harsh electronic music. Drawing from old school influences and an emotional drive to produce a sound that expresses an understanding of the dark aspects of the human experience, and the depths to which man’s mind can deteriorate.

Ludovico Technique bring every ounce of the music’s emotional gravity to live shows in full force. Delivering performances that fully reflect the intensity of the sound itself in the form of a physical, visually stimulating stage show. Under a wash of rhythmic lights, songwriter/vocalist Ben V- unleashes visceral energy into every song to create a dynamic audio/visual live experience for each viewer.

Ludovico Technique are a passionate force all their own in every performance; keeping focus on the artistic integrity and expressive sincerity that continuously defines the music.

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