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Front 242, Dead When I Found Her, Mechanismus DJs

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The Showbox Downtown
Sun April 22, 8 pm 21+

$30 (sold out)

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Recommended by Brittnie Fuller

If you're fortunate enough to hold a golden ticket to this long-sold-out show, legendary Belgian act Front 242 are more than worth braving the crowds. Co-pioneering the EBM (electronic body music) subgenre in the early 1980s alongside bands like Absolute Body Control and DAF, Front 242 paired mechanical, repetitive precision, mock-evangelist and militarist samples, and grimy, pulsating synths. Their dance-floor-oriented mutant strain of industrial music reached cult underground popularity later that decade. Moving from a more abstract electronic sound with 1983 debut full-length Geography to a deeper dance chart-reaching sound that birthed master hits like "Headhunter" and “Tragedy for You,” Front 242's decadent, degenerate sound is enjoying a resurgence with today's rising interest in EBM and industrial-dance music.

The Showbox

1426 First Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

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  • Sun April 22, 8 pm