New York

Throbbing Gristle


From a provocative six-year run starting in 1976, the abrasive ground-zero gurgle-and-gargle of Throbbing Gristle has become a touchstone in the worlds of industrial music, noise, punk, post-punk, and performance art. So there’s no telling exactly who will be the most geeked for this sold-out show—their first performance on American soil since 1981, and their first show in New York since ever. What we do know: It will be loud, it will probably be recorded, and someone will get uncomfortable.

Thu., April 16, 6 p.m., 2009

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