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THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN Honey trap

The Jesus and Mary Chain
The Jesus And Mary Chain
bring their trademark searing, feedback drenched rock and roll to the Astor Theatre in a rare Perth headline show on Saturday, March 16. Tickets go on sale 9am next Friday, November 2.

Their live show promises classics including Just Like Honey, April Skies, Head On, Darklands, Happy When It Rains, Some Candy Talking, Far Gone and Out, Reverence and more.

Notoriously fractious brothers William and Jim Reid led JAMC to become pioneers of the post-punk notion. Like mad scientists, the two shy lads from the outskirts of Glasgow would concoct formulas of noisy, effects-driven scores to accompany lyrics of angst and discontent.

Maybe it wasn’t so mad after all. The band’s unique sound would make them a crucial part of any nutritious musical diet, with later groups including Nirvana and My Bloody Valentine tipping their hat to the incredible outputs of the Brothers Reid and cohorts.

The Jesus And Mary Chain play the Astor Theatre on Saturday, March 16. Tickets go on sale 9am next Friday, November 2 from Ticketek.

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