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Lightning Bolt, Flexions, The Greys, DJ Yeti 

When: Sun., April 10, 8:30 p.m. 2011
Price: $12
At its best (which is pretty much all the time), Lightning Bolt's music represents some sort of culmination of noise-rock evolution. Over five ferocious albums, their no-wave speed-metal pyrotechnics have made a convincing case for Uzi-fied beats and OCD riffmongering. Drummer/vocalist Brian Chippendale and bassist Brian Gibson have hit upon a formula from which they rarely deviate, because doing so would be a tragic waste of such awesome firepower and dynamics. Lightning Bolt typically set up on the floor and let crowds converge on them, creating an almost unbearable sense of claustrophobia for both parties. The emergency-state raging that commences makes nearly every Lightning Bolt show an exercise in catastrophic catharsis. Expect some new material—including one song that sounds like Motörhead, according to Chippendale—along with a grip of old warhorses. DAVE SEGAL

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