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The Factory

The Factory

Rock / Punk Rock / R&B Washington, DC  US


  • 2011

    Dec 23

    Baltimore, MD, US | 7:00pm

    The Annual Kix Christmas extravaganza is back with King Belvedere and The Factory - don't miss it, it's the biggest Christmas party in Charm City!

  • 2011

    May 20

    Dana Point, CA, US | 8:00pm
  • 2011

    Apr 21

    Hyattsville, MD, US | 8:00pm

    The Factory is back! Catch The Factory and Baby Jayne at the Surf Club!

  • 2011

    Apr 1

    Alexandria, VA, US | 8:00pm
  • 2011

    Mar 5

    Essex, MD, US | 7:00pm

    w/ The Blues Vultures


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  • The Factory (Artist)
    The Factory
    Long story short, Rick Ballard found us on youtube, got in touch with Scott Sartorious and offered us a wonderful oppurtunity to put The Factory back into the public eye. Rick and Scott have been key players in the re birth of our Rock and Roll. More will be revealed.
  • The Factory (Artist)
    The Factory
    NOW IN 2010-The original tape that Factory guitarist Robbie Limon gave me at the 9:30 Club in 1990 stayed with me for 20 years. After many futile online searches over the years, I stumbled onto a clip of The Factory posted on YouTube by bassist Scott Sartorius. We discussed releasing a record and miraculously were able to locate the 20 year old masters in various studios around DC. "Self Submission" starts the record with the subtlety of an alarm clock, Bockis barking and sneering over tight rhythms, while closer "Six Feet Down" is a warning shot of things to come in a lifestyle pushed too far. In between, they effortlessly explore the seedy, drugged-out, and sometimes majestic side of the city. From the disco-tinged "Love to Dance" to the melancholy "Misfortune Son," The Factory capture the gritty pulse of the D.C. streets on this self-titled release. (Rick Ballard, Acetate Records)



Label: Acetate Records

Bio: Much like predecessors New York Dolls, Stooges and Dead Boys, The Factory burned like a roman candle, then disappeared into the night. The DC band ruled the roost in the late 80's/early 90's, opening for Iggy Pop, The Ramones, Public Image, Ltd., and Johnny Thunders - turning the heads of both f...See Full Bio




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