Hardcore Heroes Take The Stage In San FranciscoOne of the Midwest's most legendary punk-rock bands comes to Thee Parkside in San Francisco Thursday night when John Brannon's reunited Detroit crew Negative Approach packs the club with hardcore fans.
Indie-Rock Hero Celebrates New Album At Slim'sFormer Pavement lead singer Stephen Malkmus and his current group the Jicks come to Slim's to celebrate their latest album Sparkle Hard with a sold-out show Wednesday.
Post-Hardcore Heroes Team For Co-Headlining TourOne of the most beloved and influential bands to emerge from the New York scene during the 1990s, reunited post-hardcore greats Quicksand bring their tandem tour with like-minded group Glassjaw to the Great American Music Hall Tuesday night.
Heavy Music Mavericks Bring Two-Bass Line-Up To Great AmericanA groundbreaking heavy rock band that has shaped the sound of punk and metal for over 35 years, the Melvins bring their current two-bassist line-up to the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco Monday night.
NYC Experimentalists Team For Duo Concerts At The ChapelMaverick NYC saxophonist and composer John Zorn returns to San Francisco this weekend for two shows with fellow downtown scene fixture, prolific bassist and producer Bill Laswell, starting Friday.
Local Heavy Rock Iconoclasts Bring West Coast Tour To Bay AreaLocal experimental punk/metal heroes Neurosis bring their current tour with fellow punk mavericks Converge and Amenra to the Bay Area this week for two shows in Berkeley and San Francisco.
Celebrated Portland Doom Outfit Brings New Tunes To SFAcclaimed Portland, OR-based doom quartet Witch Mountain showcases songs from its crushing new self-titled album, the band's first with powerhouse singer Kayla Dixon, at the Bottom of the Hill Thursday.
Metal Meets High-Octane Punk For Swing Of West Coast DatesStoner-metal favorites Weedeater and blazing Seattle punk band Zeke bring their tandem tour to Northern California when the two outfits play shows in Sacramento, SF and Santa Cruz.
Local Prog/Pop Mavericks Play Keeping Families Together Benefit In SFTaking their signature mix of progressive rock, knotty jazz fusion and pop into bold new territory, local favorites Once and Future Band headline a benefit concert for Keeping Families Together at the Chapel in San Francisco Thursday night.
Band Delivers Heavy Psychedelic Afrobeat At The ChapelAntibalas guitarist Marcos Garcia brings his heavy Afrobeat-meets-proto-metal psych band Here Lies Man to the Chapel in San Francisco to play songs from its new album 'You Will Know Nothing' Monday night.
Santa Cruz Space-Rock Favorites Play Rare Local ShowSanta Cruz heavy psych heroes Mammatus return to the Bay Area to headline a four-band bill of like-minded exploratory bands at Eli's Mile High Club in Oakland on Friday night.
Annual Punk-Rock Frenzy Takes Over Oakland's Mosswood ParkThe annual Burger Boogaloo festival brings a host of great bands to Oakland's Mosswood Park this weekend for two full days of unhinged punk mayhem including sets from Devo, The Damned, Mudhoney, The Mummies, Guida and much more.