7. OFF!, July 16 at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park

Most of the bands at Pitchfork¿s annual gathering of the indie tribes are on the more genteel side of the spectrum, which makes OFF¿s set all the more necessary and potent. Singer Keith Morris gives a preview: "We are going to bring a different flavor to the party today," and the quartet of veterans from the Circle Jerks, Red Kross, Burning Brides and Rocket from the Crypt rips though its set in less than 25 minutes, allotting approximately a minute per song. Even one of the beefy security guards patrolling the stage pit headbangs while flashing the devil¿s horns.
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