Friday, October 12, 2012

In Concert This Week - October 12, 2012

The (unintended) time away flies quick, and I’ve gradually been bringing the concert calendar (right) fully up to date. After previewing all of the shows coming up this week, I’ll highlight other new concerts in three separate posts for the remainder of October, November, and December and beyond. There’s a ton of great bands coming to the area so brace yourself. As usual, I’ve got a backlog of album reviews, concert reviews, pictures, audio downloads, and fun tales that I’ll get posted as time allows. Your patience and continued support is appreciated!

Built-for-radio hard rock band Three Days Grace plays a sold out show at the Fine Line Music Cafe in Minneapolis tonight, Friday, October 12.

Tomorrow, Saturday, October 13 thrash gods Exodus play the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis with local support from Impaler, Black Rainbow, and Mördwolf. The bad news is that this is part of the annual Zombie Pub Crawl. Go visit their website for full details, but purchase of a wristband ($23 advance/$40 day of) does not guarantee admission to the venue. This venue is too small for Exodus for this type of event, so if you really must endure an annoying zombie crowd you better get to the Triple Rock early when doors open at 5. You decide whether it’s worth the hassle.

Twin Cities metalcore giants After The Burial bring the heat to Station 4 in St. Paul for an all ages show this Sunday, October 14 with The Contortionist, Reflections, I Am Vengeance, and CounterMeasure.

Hard rock favorites Seether bring along Sick Puppies, Kyng, and Eye Empire for a show on Tuesday, October 16 at Mill City Nights.

Expect the unexpected when Iwrestledabearonce, Oceano, Vanna, Within The Ruins, The Plot In You, Surrounded By Monsters, and The Disaster Radiu invade Station 4 in St. Paul on Wednesday, October 17.

Rap-metal survivors (hed)pe return to town on Thursday, October 18 at Station 4 in St. Paul with Sore and Dopesic for an all ages show.

Across town at The Cabooze in Minneapolis on Thursday, October 18 alternative-punk godfathers Dinosaur Jr. play with support from Shearwater.

Look for a slew of new concert information coming soon in three more posts.

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