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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Tonight in Music: The Heroine Sheiks

posted by on October 22 at 9:00 AM

The Heroine Sheiks live
The Heroine Sheiks, Emeralds, Sex Vid, Black Tooth
(Comet) Shannon Selberg used to be in an infamous Minneapolis punk band called the Cows. Now he fronts a band called the Heroine Sheiks. (No, not “heroin chic”—Heroine Sheik!). Selberg seems to be known for his frantic, unpredictable, almost-menacing onstage persona. I hear he screams a lot—and plays an “aggressive” bugle. A loud, aggressive bugle. I’ve never seen the Cows or the Sheiks, but I expect fucking chaos. I hope for spitting, headbanging, and men in women’s underwear. Saith Comet booker Mamma Casserole, “I might have to take the next day of work off… Last time they were here, there was an incident involving jumper cables, Shannon, and my boobs.” Oh, bring it, Midwest, brrrr-ring it. KELLY O

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