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Rictus Grin

By on November 16, 2011

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Location: Fond du Lac, WI

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Rictus Grin Translated means the grotesquely askew smile on the face of a corpse. In this spirit of arcane morbidity the story begins. Through the chaos of underground warehouse parties to the
staggering heights of European tours and mainstage mayhem Rictus Grin remains a true and grim force. Ascending from the tombs of the underground metal scene their steadfast focus lies in not only
showcasing their own dark creations, but also unearthing other local talent and unifying the scene one show at a time.

Rictus Grin continues to easily cross the lines between unforgettable underground parties and rabidly intense shows. Now that their reputation has spread, the metal community expects from Rictus Grin an unconventionally gripping and unique performance and a stage show that evokes pits, body passing, and band-encouraged prop demolition. Remembering their goals to reach beyond themselves, Rictus Grin organizes an annual Doomsday metal festival to showcase the talents of underground bands from all over the US, a festival that has occurred annually in the dead of winter for 10 years. Also always immersed in the scene, Rictus Grin vigilantly books WI show dates for touring acts from all over the world.

Wisconsin metal band Rictus Grin

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