Legendary Los Angeles Punk Quartet X Headlines Stern GroveOne of the most important bands to emerge from Los Angeles since the late 1970s returns to San Francisco to headline Stern Grove Sunday when pioneering punk outfit X shares the stage with SF contemporaries the Avengers.
Sludge-Metal Greats Bring Massive Punk Bill To DNA LoungeInfluential New Orleans sludge-metal icons Eyehategod brings its current West Coast tour to the DNA Lounge on Saturday night with a massive five-band bill including hardcore heroes Negative Approach and more.
Local Punk Vet Releases New EP With Songwriting Side ProjectGuitarist and main songwriter for local punk-rock veterans the Grannies, Doug "Sluggo" Cawley brings his stripped-down, roots-rock songwriter project REQ'D to the Starry Plough in Berkeley Saturday night.
Intergalactic Surf-Punk Band Returns To Bay AreaOne of the most entertaining, theatrical sci-fi garage-surf bands to emerge during the '90s, Man Or Astro-Man? returns to the Bay Area for this show at the Cornerstone in Berkeley Thursday night.
Punk Bands Take Over Great American Music HallA line-up of influential punk outfits that have made a lasting impact on the scene comes the Great American Music Hall Sunday night when T.S.O.L. tops a bill of classic bands including SF icons the Avengers and M.D.C, the Lewd and Kicker.
LA Punk Supergroup Celebrates New Album At The IndependentRenowned early '80s punk supergroup the Flesh Eaters featuring members of X and the Blasters plays songs from its brand new album 'I Used To Be Pretty' in San Francisco at the Independent this Sunday night.
Buzzcocks Singer And UK Punk Pioneer Pete Shelley Dead At 63Pete Shelley, the guitarist and main songwriter for the influential British punk band the Buzzcocks, died Thursday at the age of 63 from an apparent heart attack.
Sludge-Metal Greats Team With Hardcore Heroes At Thee ParksideInfluential New Orleans sludge-metal band Eyehategod brings its current tour with NYC hardcore punk legends Cro-Mags to San Francisco for two shows at Thee Parkside this Saturday.
All-Star Group Celebrates Legacy Of Iconic Proto-Punk BandOriginal MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer brings his all-star MC50 tribute to the iconic band's influential debut album featuring members of Soundgarden, Fugazi and more to the Regency Ballroom Thursday night.
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.
San Francisco Punk Legend Celebrates 60th BirthdaySan Francisco punk-rock icon and political gadfly Jello Biafra celebrates his 60th birthday Sunday night at the Great American Music Hall with his band the Guantanamo School of Medicine and more.
Crossover Punk-Metal Band Comes To Bay AreaOne of the leading modern purveyors mixing classic thrash metal and hardcore punk sounds, Dallas-based outfit Power Trip brings their explosive live show to the Bay Area for concerts in San Francisco and San Jose this week.
Iconic UK Punk Group Headlines Independent In SFUK punk band GBH plays classic hits and songs from the group's first new album in seven years when they headline the Independent in SF with fellow hardcore act FireBurn.
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.
LA Punk Supergroup Returns To SF For Rare Show At IndependentRenowned early '80s punk supergroup the Flesh Eaters featuring members of X and the Blasters plays a rare show in San Francisco at the Independent this Sunday night.