As if it's not obvious by the name, Weedeater is a weed band -- but not a weed band in the Cypress Hill, Slightly Stoopid or Sublime sense. Weedeater still promotes weed smoking, yes, but it's about a lifestyle -- a heavy, heashy one that lends to fans participating in slow motion head-banging and mid-air finger twiddling up and down an imaginary fretboard.
Formed in the late '90s, the three-piece still pounds the sludge out with it's original lineup, including leader and bassist "Dixie" Dave Collins, a dude so bad-ass he shot his own big toe off while cleaning his shotgun last year.
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Completely recovered and on tour for the millionth time, Weedeater comes through in support of their just-released album Jason...The Dragon, playing tonight at 3 Kings with Zoroaster, Lyin' Bitch and the Restraining Orders and Cateter. This show is 21-and-up, and tickets are $12 to $14. Doors open at 9 p.m., show begins at 10 p.m.