Noisy Punk Bill Takes Over Make-Out RoomA San Francisco band made up of local scene veterans tops the bill at this noisy punk show Thursday when Pins of Light shares the stage with LA quartet Birth Defects and local crossover thrash/punk crew War Bison at the Make-Out Room.
Local Heavy Rock Heroes Pack HemlockLocal psych/punk band Hot Lunch brings its cathartic, heavy-rock sounds to the Hemlock Tavern Thursday, sharing the stage with guitarist Ethan Millers corrosive power trio Feral Ohms and visiting power-pop/psych group Painted Doll.
Heavy Doom Band Headlines Great American Music HallOne of the leading lights of the modern American doom-metal scene, Windhand delivers it's hypnotic downtuned epics at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on Sunday night.
Heavy Psych Band Celebrates 20 Years With New AlbumTempering hefty guitar riffs with equal doses of dreamy atmospheres and transporting melodies, talented psychedelic power trio Dead Meadow comes to the Bay Area for a pair of shows leading up to the 4/20 holiday.
CBS SF Talks To Judas Priest Bassist Ian HillJudas Priest bass player and founding member Ian Hill talks to CBS SF about the band's blazing new album 'Firepower' and guitarist Glenn Tipton scaling back his touring role after the announcement he has Parkinson's Disease.
British Metal Heroes Saxon Headline Cornerstone In BerkeleyU.K. metal veterans Saxon come to the East Bay Wednesday night to headline a show at the intimate Cornerstone in Berkeley along with local talents the Butlers and the Watchers.
Synth-Driven Post-Punk Act Plays Homecoming Show In SFAcclaimed post-punk outfit The Soft Moon led by former Bay Area resident Luis Vasquez brings its droning, synth-powered sounds back home for this show at the Independent Wednesday.
CBS SF Talks To Slovenly Records Founder Pete "Sticker Guy" MenchettiOwner of Sticker Guy and Slovenly Recordings and longtime Reno garage-punk scene fixture Pete Menchetti talks to CBS SF about his DIY business ventures and the upcoming Debauch-a-Reno #3 festival with the Mummies, Oblivions, the Spits and many more.
Local All-Star Orchestra Creates Soundtracks For 'Oddball' FilmsVeteran bandleader and keyboard/trumpet player Marc Capelle brings his Red Room Orchestra to the Castro Theatre Monday night to provide a live score for a collection of "oddball" shorts for a special SF Film Festival program.
Japanese Psych Powerhouse Returns To San FranciscoDealing out mind-altering sounds for over two decades, Japanese experimental rock outfit Acid Mothers Temple brings its other worldly live show to the Chapel in San Francisco Sunday night.
Bass Maestro Holds Forth At SFJAZZ CenterOne of the most important musicians to emerge from the British jazz scene during the 1960s, legendary bassist Dave Holland comes to the SFJAZZ Center for four nights of music starting Thursday.
Kinetic Jazz Trio Returns To Great American Music HallAdventurous jazz trio Moon Hooch brings it's organic style of electronic dance music back to San Francisco for this headlining show at the Great American Music Hall Saturday night.