At the Drive In / Le Butcherettes at South Side Ballroom
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The list of moderately successful cult bands whose popularity grew immeasurably after breaking up is rather distinguished. Up until a surprise reunion in 2012, El Paso’s seminal post-hardcore group At the Drive-In enjoyed a mythically looming presence as band leaders formed other successful bands. Similar to other ‘90s indie heroes the Pixies or Pavement, At the Drive-In’s reunion fed a larger hunger for its music than had existed during its initial run. With a new album, the searing in•ter a•li•a, the band has embraced its insurgent roots while truly moving forward.