Tonight, Monday, June 30 Greek symphonic black metal gods Septicflesh top a bill of extremity with Italy’s Fleshgod Apocalypse, Pennsylvania’s Black Crown Initiate, and Canada’s Necronomicon at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis. The show starts at 7:30, it’s 18+, and tickets will be available at the door for $20.
Chicago’s female-fronted metal band Hessler plays Pov’s 65 in Spring Lake Park on Wednesday, July 2. Metal Witch will be supporting, and no additional ticket or show information is available at this time.
Former Ramones drummer Richie Ramone brings his band to Minneapolis at the 7th Street Entry on Thursday, July 3 with support from The Modern Era and Cerveza Muscular. Tickets are $10 in advance through etix or $12 at the door, and it’s an 18+ show that starts at 9:30.
Also on Thursday, Soul Asylum headlines A Taste of Minnesota, recently moved to the Carver County Fairgrounds. Tina & The B-Sides, Tim Mahoney, and Owl are also on the bill and the bands start at 2:20; Soul Asylum goes on at 8:30. Admission for the all ages event is free until 3:00, thereafter it’s $10 (which includes $5 in food/beverage tickets, kids 12 and under are still free).
Minneapolis punk band Dillinger Four has two shows on Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5 at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis. Also playing Friday night are Masked Intruder, The Brokedowns, Canadian Rifle, Direct Hit!, The Priceduifkes, and Lutheran Heat, and on the bill Saturday are Night Birds, Neighborhood Brats, Vulgaari, War/Plague, Zero, and Architects Death Spiral. Advance tickets are still available for $15 each through Ticketfly, and these are 18+ shows with doors at 7:00.
Back to A Taste of Minnesota, Halestorm, Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer, Gypsy, and Crow play on Saturday, July 5. Blues-back Crow’s 1969 single “Evil Woman” was a Top 20 hit in the U.S., and none other than Black Sabbath released their own version of the song as their first single in 1970 preceding its inclusion on the debut Black Sabbath album.
Also on Saturday, July 5, locals Wither The Tide and Windowvine are having a double-CD release party at the Fine Line Music Cafe in Minneapolis with Arrows At Dawn. This is an 18+ show that starts at 7:30, and tickets are available in advance for $8 through Ticketfly or at the door for $12.