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Dead to Society 

In the Streets
(Strike Force)


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Co-ed, biracial Durham thrashers of inclusion, Dead to Society piles metal riffs into a meaty U.K. Subs bustle fond of taking brief dub reggae turns via The Clash. A surly exterior epitomized by lines like "Suck a dick/ Kiss a butt/ Victory will succeed" comes tempered by tracks like "Up to You," a paean to perseverance in a world against tattoos, punks and passion. Neither the politics ("Yeah, Mike Nifong. Bitch," goes "Nothing from Me") nor the music (you've heard this thrash tighter and looser) deliver subtlety or surprise, but these 10 jams bound to 21 minutes kick with hard-earned tenacity all the same.

Dead to Society shares the stage with Saints Will Do and The Jennifers at The Cave Sunday, Nov. 11, at 9 p.m. They also play the Hammer No More the Fingers CD release extravaganza at Duke Coffeehouse with I Was Totally Destroying It, Red Collar, The Future Kings of Nowhere and Dead to Society on Saturday, Nov. 10. Tickets are $5 for a 9 p.m. start.


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