Yes! Another reason to regret not being rich, apart from my usual desire to look as eerily ageless and perfectly WASP-y as Cindy McCain. The Melvins/Mike Patton-curated Nightmare Before Christmas ATP event (a.k.a. another festival with an awesome roster that I cannot afford to attend) is adding Mastodon, The Damned, Boss Hog, Rahzel, Double Negative, Tweak Bird, and -- wait for it... wait for it -- the legendary, recently reunited no-wave group Teenage Jesus and The Jerks.

Led by Lydia Lunch, Teenage Jesus never released a full studio album and were known for their aggressive, abrasive live shows. They played their first show in years as part of the book release festivities associated with Thurston Moore and Byron Coley's book No Wave: Post-Punk. Underground. New York. 1976-1980 this past June (which also partly inspired James Chance's recent show in New York). And now you have the chance to see them December 5-7, at the oh-so-cold, oh-so-English Butlins Holiday Camp in Minehead. More acts are set to be announced, but for now, let me entice you with the so-far complete listing:

Melvins / Isis / Mastodon / Butthole Surfers / The Damned / Fantômas perform The Director's Cut / Squarepusher / Soulsavers feat. Mark Lanegan / Teenage Jesus And The Jerks / Boss Hog / Neil Hamburger / Dälek / Big Business / Black Heart Procession / Rahzel / Torche / Kill Me Tomorrow / J.G. Thirlwell's Manorexia / The Dirtbombs / The Locust / Zu / Bohren And Der Club of Gore / Farmers Market / White Noise / Stockhausen's KONTAKTE with Steinberg & Winant / MadLove / Tweak Bird / Double Negative

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