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Ridley Scott

Weekend preview: Heavy metal, iron and lace

Weekend preview: Heavy metal, iron and lace

Thirty years after their white-hot heyday, South Florida heavy-metal heroes Tuff Luck on Saturday will find themselves in front of another packed house filled with rock fans eager for more of their in-your-face swagger.

While the gathering at Fort Lauderdale’s Cinema Paradiso will be dedicated to a documentary film, not a performance, the vibe may feel just like the old days at the Button South, for both the fans and the band.

“I can close my eyes and see the fans,” says Kenny Monroe, the band’s brash vocalist. “I can put myself back in time, opening for Dokken or Stryper, and I know it sounds a little goofy, but it was the fans. Those were special times in Fort Lauderdale,...