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Fu Manchu

fu-manchu-92Originally formed in 1985 as a Black Flag-influenced hardcore punk band called Virulence, FU MANCHU has since become one of hard rocks most celebrated names. The band released its first single Kept Between Trees in 1990 and in the years following, helped give rise to a celebrated style of heavy music tagged stoner rock alongside peers such as Kyuss, Monster Magnet and Sleep. Since its inception, the quartet has built itself a fanatical army of loyal enthusiasts all drawn to the groups ridiculously catchy, unpretentious music, guitar-driven sound and carefree lyrics centered on old muscle cars, choppers, vans, skateboarding and science fiction. Over their career, the band has released 11 albums and has performed to sold out audiences all over the world.a transcendent distillation of Seventies rock heaviness and Eighties punk aggressionwhat Black Sabbath would sound like with suntans and a fleet of dune buggies at their disposalthe ultimate desert-rock - ROLLING STONEstoner-rock icons unyielding, heavy-rock - SPINmelodic smoke-soaked bluesy-metal - THE NEW YORK TIMESInvoking the legendary thunder of Blue Cheer as well as the clanging cowbell boogie of Mountain, this quartet creates a near-perfect facsimile of circa-71 heavy rock. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLYflawless(a) Frankenstein monster from the discarded body parts of Black Sabbath and less obvious influences such as ZZ Top, Devo and the Cars. MTV NEWSThe amped-up sounds of four asphalt-tearin, Vans-wearin dudes engrossed in their perpetual search for the perfect wave and the perfect riff. The music of FU MANCHU may be loud and unruly enough to send your average pop geek ducking for cover behind a stack of Emitt Rhodes LPs, but its also as purely Californian as anything Brian Wilson ever recorded. LA WEEKLYIn the great scheme of things, FU MANCHU stands proud in the decades-old tradition of cock-rock, a lineage which includes the likes of Grand Funk Railroad, Black Sabbath, Def Leppard, Masters Of Reality, Quicksand, ad i
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Start:
February 10, 2018
End:
February 10, 2018
Where:
Casbah 2501 Kettner Boulevard San Diego, California 92101 United States
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