Five stars for the doom metal miracles of Pentagram

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Given Pentagram singer Bobby Liebling's gargantuan drug intake over the last forty years, the fact that the diminutive, goggle-eyed rocker continues to croon cult doom metal hits onstage -- Pentagram will be at DNA Lounge on Wed/24 -- is nothing short of a miracle.

Finally clean at 56, Liebling is back on the road with a talented new incarnation of the band he founded in Arlington, VA in 1971, brandishing a surprisingly intact larynx.

The muscular, down-tuned hard rock hasn't changed either, not that anyone would want it to. Last fall's Pentagram show at DNA sold out – don't sleep on this one!

PENTAGRAM
With Ludicra, Slough Feg, Orchid
Wed/24, 8:30pm, $22
DNA Lounge
375 11 th St., SF
(415) 626-1409
www.dnalounge.com

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