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Nashville Pussy

After nearly a decade spent defiling hedonistic fans with their tongue-in-cheek adult dose of sex, drugs and raunch-n-roll, Atlanta-based sleaze-shock-porn-band Nashville Pussy is tighter than ever. Husband/wife team of Blaine Cartwright and Canadian-born lead guitarist Ruyter Suys lay down an often-hilarious mix of punk rock energy, Southern-rock attitude and heavy metal (mid)riffs as they tear through cuts like “You’re Goin’ Down” from their Grammy nominated 1998 debut Let Them Eat Pussy. Longtime drummer Jeremy Thompson locks down the rhythm with recently-recruited bassist Karen Cuda for this sweaty, no-holds-barred group—currently in the midst of a big tour in support of their latest release Get Some. The band took its name from some stage banter on a Ted Nugent live album, and their music is a mix of AC/DC crunch with Motorhead momentum. Opening is Montreal-based rock band Priestess—who bring their heavy sound back to town. Also on the bill is Rye Coalition, a New Jersey band that has generated respect from the indie rock crowd for first getting signed to Dreamworks/SKG, before being dropped to Interscope by Geffen after they’d merged with Universal/Vivendi, who’d previously purchased Dreamworks/SKG...this really requires a diagram. Bottom line: they quit Interscope and emerged with an album produced by Dave Grohl, having spent all the big label’s money to do it! Complete with sex-fiends, immoralists, and rock geeks, this is sure to be the kind of show your parents always worried you might one day attend.

Wednesday, September 27 at 8pm. Nietzsche’s, 248 Allen St. (886-8539).