Saturday, February 1, 2014

Agave
Avon, CO

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Agave

Phone: (970) 748-8666
1060 W Beaver Creek Blvd
Avon, CO 81620
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After going through one of the darkest periods of their musical career, Swollen Members are back and sounding more revitalized than ever. The Vancouver based hip-hop trio has somehow managed to persevere through drug addiction, label collapses, and legal troubles to create their 2009 release "Armed To The Teeth". While writing the album was necessary to empty the skeletons that have been piling up in the group’s closet, the album was a departure from Swollen Members trademark sound. “Armed to the Teeth is a dope record, but looking back now some of the lyrical content glorifies negativity a little too much for my liking," commented Madchild. "Along with Dilated Peoples and Hieroglyphics, we come from an era of hip-hop that was a raw and pure art form and just a lot more fun! So when we started the creative process for this record our goal was to record something that feels right and that's exactly what happened.” With Mad Child now free from his addiction to pain killers and having exorcised all his demons, he has returned to Swollen Members with a vengeance to record their seventh studio album “Dagger Mouth”. From the powerful production of Rob The Viking to the dark poetic abstract expressionism of Madchild and Prevail, “Dagger Mouth” is a return to the classic Swollen Members sound by harnessing the group’s savage and chaotic energy into one focused and commanding effort. "We really learned a lot from Madchild’s journey through addiction, and Swollen managed to keep it together during a tumultuous time that would have broken most groups up," added Prevail. "With this record we banded together for the strength of our brotherhood and re-discovered the core elements of what the Swollen Members sound is." Over the course of their decade long career, Swollen Members has managed to develop some of the most electrifying hip-hop chemistry. From the release of their debut album “Balance” in 1999, Swollen Members captivated the underground hip-hop world with live shows that took the raw explosive energy of ro
Ticket Price: 20/25
Door Time:9
Show Time:9:30 PM
Ages:21 & Up
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