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Bloody Pit of Horror (Metal Blade)

Saluting Emerson Lake & Palmer on opening invocation "Zombies, March," Richmond, Va., papier-mâché performance fivepiece self-soundtracks 1965 Italian cinema splatter Bloody Pit of Horror, adapted from the Marquis de Sade's self-help tale of "The Crimson Executioner" and what he does to his former girlfriend and her pal-ettes. Thrash lashing ("A Gathering of Ghouls"), mammary abuse ("Tick-Tits"), culinary tips ("You Are My Meat"), and headline rape occur ("The Litany of the Slain"), wherein "Paris Hilton fucked a donkey." (Saturday, 7:50pm, Black stage)

**.5

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