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New Roman Direction For Grinderman?
The Quietus , May 26th, 2010 08:49

Best gig poster ever?

The Romans knew a thing or two about twisting masculinity, what with their naked bathing, fetishising military might, and taking their sons to lose their cherries in brothels. Not surprising, then, that sweaty-ballocked rock troupe Grinderman have chosen to style themselves as Roman legionaries in the publicity posters for their forthcoming UK tour. The verdict in the Quietus office is that Marytn Casey and Warren Ellis are pretty convincing, but Nick Cave and Jim Sclavunos are perhaps gentleman too accustomed to the joys of the suit to really pull off jerkins and sandals.

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