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Every now and then, a dissonant band makes an album so polarizing it crosses over into the mainstream. Japan-based rock band Boris’ 2005 classic, Pink, remains one of the finest examples of heavy music pushing through genre conventions into an entirely new sonic realm. Huge, sludgy riffs collide with post-rock, black metal, drone, and stoner metal influence to create a unique album that polarized the metal world when it was released. Ten years later, L.A. label Sargent House is reissuing Pink along with nearly an album’s worth of B-sides and unreleased tracks, and to celebrate, the band is hitting the road to play the seminal album in its entirety. Read more >>> Boris performs with Earth at 7 p.m. at 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. $20. (202) 265-0930. 930.com. (Matt Cohen)
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Brookland’s Finest is celebrating the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics with some specials to help guests get in a South American state of mind. Today through Aug. 21, they’ll serve warm and gooey Brazilian cheese bread called pao de queijo for $8, plus caipirinha cocktails for $12. The caipirinha is Brazil’s signature cocktail, made with cachaça, sugar, and lime. Brookland’s Finest, 3126 12th St. NE. (202) 636-0050. brooklandsfinest.com. (Laura Hayes)
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Elvis Depressedly, the Asheville, N.C. duo featuring Mathew Cothran and Delaney Mills, headlines a night of indie rock at Rock & Roll Hotel that also features sets from Teen Suicide, Nicole Dollanganger, and Infinity Crush. 8 p.m. at 1353 H St. NE. $15.
The Cat Cave Cinema podcast comes to the Black Cat Backstage tonight, where guests can hear a man and his cats discuss bleak horror films. 7:30 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. Free.
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