CBS SF Talks To Blackwülf Guitarist Pete HolmesThe guitarist and founder of one of the leading lights on the Bay Area metal scene, Blackwülf's Pete Holmes talks about the band's roots and its brand new Ripple Music album 'Sinister Sides' ahead of a record release party at the Hemlock Tavern this Saturday night.
Local Thrash Heroes Headline Regency BallroomPlaying San Francisco for the first time since headlining a two-night residency at the Chapel last summer, Bay Area metal icons Exodus headline the Regency Ballroom Sunday night as part of the Mr. Pickles Thrash-tacular Metal Tour.
Eclectic Alt-Country Outfit Plays Bottom Of The HillDelivering it's mix of boozy gothic country and fervent gospel punk for the last quarter century, Slim Cessna's Auto Club comes to the Bay Area for this Noise Pop showcase at the Bottom of the Hill Friday night.
Unhinged Surf Band Comes To Knockout In San FranciscoA band whose literally incendiary live show has earned them a reputation as one of the can't miss acts of the surf-punk underground, masked instrumental outfit Daikaiju returns to San Francisco Thursday when it tops a four-band bill at the Knockout.
Pioneering Occult-Rock Band Headlines Great AmericanLate 1960's occult-obsessed psychedelic rockers Coven come to San Francisco to play a rare show at the Great American Music Hall Saturday, sharing the stage with local metal heroes Hammers of Misfortune.
Local Prog/Pop Mavericks Return To The Chapel For Free ShowTaking their signature mix of progressive rock, knotty jazz fusion and hooky AM pop influences into bold new territory, Oakland favorites Once and Future Band headline a free show at the Chapel Saturday night.
Local Funk Outfit Celebrates New EP With North Bay ShowsA Bay Area funk institution for over a decade, Monophonics plays songs from it's brand new EP of cover songs entitled 'Mirrors' when it hosts this two-night record release party at the Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley starting Friday.
Local 'Geriatric' Punks Bring Entertaining Noise To Eagle TavernLocal geriatric punk-rock reprobates The Grannies share the stage with unhinged American expat band from Shanghai Round Eye at this Depth Charge showcase Thursday night.
Iconic Rock Singer Teams With Turntable Maestro For Sold-Out ShowFaith No More singer and man of a thousand voices Mike Patton takes the stage at the Chapel this weekend for two nights of unique collaboration with virtuoso scratch master DJ Qbert starting Friday.
Paul Simon Announces 'Homeward Bound' Farewell Tour Stop at Oracle Arena"It feels a little unsettling, a touch exhilarating and something of a relief," Simon said.
Genesis Tribute Act Offers Intricate Renditions Of Classic TunesGenesis tribute act the Musical Box celebrates the 50th anniversary of the British progressive-rock greats by presenting their stunning recreation of the theatrical band's live shows at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco for two nights starting Monday.
Local Label Celebrates Heavy Sounds In San FranciscoA Bay Area label that has become a bastion for heavy sounds from both here and abroad celebrates with a party featuring a whopping five bands including local favorites Blackwülf, Warcloud and Zed when Ripplefest II takes over Thee Parkside Saturday.