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Noah Bonaparte Pais on the hardcore “supergroup” coming to Siberia Aug. 10

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Keith Morris turns 59 next month, making him the same age as Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Kelsey Grammer and Disneyland. Wasted Years (Vice)? Morris has had a few — though likely fewer since going sober in 1989, and fewer still since flipping OFF!, a true supergroup composed of fellow core hardcores Dimitri Coats (Burning Brides), Steven Shane McDonald (Redd Kross) and Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From the Crypt, Hot Snakes). On the band's self-titled 2012 debut, "waste" meant exceeding the 1:30 mark (it happened once, on "King Kong Brigade"). April's comparably laconic Wasted Years has six tracks that dawdle that long, in such a sense as steaming-piston guitars and establishment-smashing rants can be considered dawdling. A "conscientious objector, encouraging chaos," Morris — the most anarchic 5-foot-4-incher in music history — lays waste to government, military and religion on "Red White and Black," "I Won't Be a Casualty" and "Meet Your God." "Have fun swimming with cinderblocks," he sneers on Mick Jagger and Irma Thomas rebuke "Time's Not On Your Side," going Bad Grandpa on jackasses everywhere: "You f—k with me? I'll f—k with you!" It's one-note, sure, but what a note. Gay Kiss, Bad Antics and Classhole open. Tickets $12.

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