Spank Rock

The Teutonic overtones of Hanzel und Gretyl might be worrisome if there weren't knowing winks served up along with their crunchy-riff-heavy electro-clanging. The Gotham-based industrial rock duo headlines the grand ball for party-minded BDSM aficionados, Fetish Prom 2013, on Saturday, May 25.

Whereas the visiting rockers are a tad tongue-in-cheek, Life Suspended goes hook-in-flesh to create living performance art that's not for the squeamish. The Horns & Halos crew’s annual sinful shindig entices everyone from newbies to studded leather badasses and rivetheads to indulge their kinky wild side. Variety is the spice of life, so there'll be music by local industrial act Hardwire and DJing from Beautiful John and the Pneumatic Fist duo. Live stage performances from Defenz Mechanizm and Katrina Rainsong & Nathan Machuta will titillate, while the fetish vendor bazaar beckons everyone to up their game.

Sat., May 25, 7 p.m., 2013
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Jose Gonzalez