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The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid To Die is a statement of belief, an audacious kind of secular faith, and the name of the (at least) eight-piece band headlining Rock & Roll Hotel this weekend. In the group’s contribution to the new wave of emo music that has traversed the U.S. over the last decade, screaming accompanies high-pitched singing, all of it laid over aggressive drumming and guitar that’s mellow one moment and screeching the next. Despite a regularly revolving lineup that currently splits vocal responsibilities among four singers, TWIABP has developed a passionate, nationwide fanbase that, in all likelihood, will cheer and perhaps shed a few tears while the Connecticut-born band sings about beloved hometowns and committed best friends. Fellow third-wave emo groups Pianos Become the Teeth and Turnover open the show, giving audiences noisy, passionate honesty in a convenient variety pack. The World Is a Beautiful Place… performs with Pianos Become the Teeth, Turnover, and Take One Car at 7 p.m. at Rock & Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE. $16. (202) 388-7625. rockandrollhotel.com.