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Enigma and Katzen: the newest Fox sitcom about two Jim Rose Circus Side Show dregs trying to make it in the square new millennium! Kidding. No, the completely inked Enigma and Austin, Tx., tattoo artist Katzen are part of the Human Marvels Rock ’N’ Roll Stunt Show. It’s marvel enough that people still care about the great ’90s tradition of weirdos trying to freak you out with extreme body modification and the swallowing of jagged garbage. I somehow suspect that their accompanying music will combine hints of industrial clanging, rockabilly flair, some rawk, and plenty of between-song mutilation interludes. The Enigma’s career has been further energized by his acceptance as a sitar player in the touring version of Pigface. Let me lay out part of that sentence again for you: the touring version of Pigface. That, my friends, is what we call perfect nostalgia. So if you’ve been sorely missing those bygone days of concrete blocks swinging from nutsacks and rock bands munching on glass, your time has come. Back. The Human Marvels perform with the Tunahelpers at 9 p.m. on the Black Cat’s Backstage, 1811 14th St. NW. $7. (202) 667-7960. (Andrew Earles)