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D4 succinctly sum up their musical manifesto in the title of the first track of their debut album. It’s called “Rock ‘n’ roll Motherf**ker” and, when you consider the album, “6Twenty,” also includes cover versions of originals by Guitar Wolf and Johnny Thunders, you can guess at the extent of the aural bombardment you’re gonna get at their upcoming Japan shows.

D4 mutilate the blues by revving it up to breakneck speed and there’s very few bands — if any — in the current garage-punk pantheon that play faster and harder rock ‘n’ roll than these four New Zealanders.

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