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Insane Clown Posse achieved notoriety recently when Hollywood Records dropped the group just after releasing its new album because parent company Disney deemed its lyrics inappropriate. (ICP must have been accidentally signed on as a result of a companywide memo to “own all clowns.”) The group’s CD The Great Milenko is unique in offering some of the weakest, most uninspired rapping ever set to sinister circus music, a total disinterest in a good drumbeat, and loads and loads of “chilling demonic laughter.” The band members see themselves as “vigilante superheroes,” and just so we know they aren’t really evil clowns, they visit unimaginatively described violence on stereotypical rednecks, racists, wife beaters, and drunks. Live shows offer even more: ICP’s guns spray the audience with 600 liters of Faygo a night, surely a delightfully sticky distraction from the demented antics on stage. Too late for this dark carnival? Rent a dopey movie and pour a 2-liter on your head. With House of Krazees and Myzery at 8:15 p.m. at the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. $10. (202) 393-0930. (John Dugan)