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The Darlingtons (or Darlington, if you're nasty) will be recording a live album on October 23 at Laser Trax in Arlington. The band -- singer-guitarist Christy Darlington, drummer Steve Visneau, and someone on bass -- is also working on demos for its next studio record, set to be released on either Last Beat Records or New York-based Melted Records, depending on which one of them can correctly guess the total number of tattoos adorning every spare square inch of skin on Christy's and Steve's bodies. We, of course, know the answer, but we're not telling. Not unless Christy lets us start calling him Chris again. Or until he gets a haircut, whichever comes first. The show starts at 9 p.m. Make sure you yell loud so you can identify your voice later.

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