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Given the Ford Econoline’s propensity to break down in the middle of nowhere, the Wrangler Brutes should skip buying a tour van and simply ride from town to town on the wave of word-of-mouth hype that precedes them. In just over six months of existence, the L.A. quartet has been built up to a ridiculous degree—the inevitable result of its ’90s-hardcore all-star lineup. Ex-Monorchid/Skull Kontrol guitarist Andy Coronado still occasionally flashes the shrieking, stripped-down art punk of his previous bands, but at their basest, the Brutes are straight-up trash-punk revival, dominated by former Born Against/ Men’s Recovery Project vocalist Sam McPheeters’ monotone howling. It’s not exactly pushing any musical envelopes, but it doesn’t claim to. And at least it’s not more dance punk. The Wrangler Brutes play with the Casual Dots and Et At It at 9 p.m. at the Warehouse Next Door, 1017 7th St. NW. (202) 783-3933. $7. (Matthew Borlik)