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Black Rave New Year's Ball

7 p.m. Friday, December 31, $15 ADV/$20 DOS. Peabody's, 2083 E. 21st St., 216-776-9999.


Beat 2004 out of your system at the Black Rave New Year's Ball. Genitorturers front-dominatrix Gen (pictured) headlines the evening, leading her All-Star Damnation Band through electro-fried originals and covers of songs by Billy Idol, Joan Jett, and Judas Priest. Keratoma and Bile will play more high-voltage rock. Mushroomhead's Stitch will spin industrial music, and that's not all. In between slinky poses at Chain Link Addiction's fetish fashion show, attendees are encouraged to sample complimentary bondage equipment. Send the year off with a bang and a whimper.

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