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Though the band’s moniker seems like a logorrheic take on a lost classic by America, Lickgoldensky should at least be given some credit for not horking the name of a ’70s B-list celebrity such as Charles Bronson and Yaphet Kotto. But when you hear such Dr. Demento-level tracks as “Jon Benet Rodman,” you might long for Charles Bronson’s deft wit. Featuring several ex-members of Turmoil, Lickgoldensky seems to have taken a turn down Doomnation Alley by hooking up with legendary metal producer Billy Anderson (Melvins, Sleep) for a full-length. And you can bet that when the Philly-based band plays this afternoon, it will show no more mercy for your fragile sensibilities than its members did for the space bar on their keyboard, which they apparently smashed eight ways to shit before typing out their name. The band is but one blast in a salvo of cacophony that includes Kylesa, An Albatross, Daughters, Breed/Extinction, Aim of Conrad, and the Karma Payment Plan at 2 p.m. at the University of Maryland’s Nyumburu Cultural Center, University Boulevard and Adelphi Road, College Park. $8. (703) 281-6738. (David Dunlap Jr.)