The Athens, Georgia-based duo Jucifer an alt-metal combo comprising Amber Valentine on guitar and her boyfriend, Ed Livengood, on drums mixes up a lethal cocktail of punk, heavy metal and plain ol buzz-saw rawk, redefining Southern gothic. The couple self-released a debut album in 1998 titled Calling All Cars on the Vegas Strip, which was later picked up by Velocette Records and re-released in 2000. The lambs EP came out last year, followed by this summers I Name You Destroyer, which continues to showcase Valentines sex-kittenish purring over her thrashing guitar while Livengood beats the living shit out of his kit. This aint mint-julep music; rather, its pure Jack Daniels, sure to leave you bloodied and bruised but begging for more. Jucifer opens for the Melvins word on the street is theyre a pretty good band, too this Saturday, July 6, at the Bluebird Theater and Sunday, July 7, at the Fox Theatre. Isnt love grand?
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Denver, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.