Six months had passed since Jucifer‘s last performance in the D.C. area, so it was time for another: last night’s show at the Black Cat was the duo’s second in the states since it wrapped up a lengthy European tour (the first being a brief set last Saturday at Maryland Deathfest). Drummer Edgar Livengood was less than enthralled by his performance, which is perhaps why the band played only 25 minutes—-a short set even by its standards—-but to those of us in the audience they sounded as lively, powerful, and just plain loud as ever.

More photos after the jump and at the full gallery.

The Gloominous Doom opened with a hilarious set of thrash metal mixed with the occasional ska guitar part, which worked much better than one might expect:

Full gallery here.