Insane Clown Posse
Tuesday, Detroit's Insane Clown Posse invades Houston for the third time in as many years for another night of Faygo and Juggalo family fun at Warehouse Live. The past two years have been some of the most visible in Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope's nearly two-decade career. Back in 1997, when their label, the Disney-owned Hollywood Records, was pressured into shelving their album, The Great Milenko, and canceling a promo tour behind it, they went above ground and were pointed to as a prime example of corporate censorship. That did nothing but help build the band's underdog status and foster a whole new fan base for the next 13 years. In April 2010, the group released a video for "Miracles" from 2009's Bang! Pow! Boom! which confounded mainstream yucksters and indie blogs as it went viral for the better part of that summer, even though the group was in on the joke. Then came the interviews, some radically altered, and a new interest in Juggalos, their army of fans, whose annual Gathering of the Juggalos festival in Illinois became national news fodder for a weekend in August.
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