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Genitorturers @ Blender Theater at Gramercy (11/17/2009)

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Artist: Genitorturers
Venue: Gramercy Theatre (New York, NY)
Opener: Sex Slaves, Nassau Chainsaw
Date: 11/17/2009
Label: Retribution Music

Although I remember reviewing a CD or DVD release or two in the past from the Genitorturers, I had to admit that they were never really my thing and I was more focused on the blazing Power Metal or the crushing sounds brought on by those dark Norwegian powers that be. Of course there was a certain amount of curiosity about how they did their stuff in the live sense and fortunately when the group came through town to promote their latest album “Blackheart Revolution” I felt it would be the perfect chance to learn. The show would be at The Gramercy Theatre and have Nassau Chainsaw and Sex Slaves as the openers. I wanted to see what everyone was like tonight so I made sure to arrive nice and early. Here is how the show went down for those who are wondering.
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“Flesh Is The Law” by The Genitorturers

Artist: Genitorturers
Title: “Flesh Is The Law”
Label: Retribution Music
Release Date: October 30, 2007
Genre: Industrial
Rating: 3/5

How can you not find some love for a female-fronted industrial band named Genitorturers? Their self-described ringleader and “instigator of Official Debauchery,” Gen, brings to mind a seething cheerleader Orc in the process of getting Saruman’s diabolical troops worked up into a murderous lather before they’re unleashed to put the boot up a bunch of far-wimpier fantasy characters, her voice doing an appropriate post-Wendy O. Williams snarl. That may sound kind of goofy, but the music is about as far from humorous as it can get, and female vocals paired with such crunchy nastiness is a mix that goes together like peanut butter and chocolate.
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