Iron Lung + Dream Decay + Brain Slug + Shoxx + No Tomorrow

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Photograph: Lars Pantolones
Iron Lung

Iron Lung brings its harrowingly intense brand of extreme-rock catharsis—informed equally by hardcore, grindcore and doom metal—to DBA. As heard on the new White Glove Test, what separates the Seattle two-piece from countless peers is the way it combines ferocious immediacy with a wildly inventive, almost avant-garde approach to song structure.