Midwestern blackened punk deathtrippers have honed their sound down to a spectacular, strangely nuanced wall of noise and pain.
8 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at Will's Pub, $10-$13
Downtempo, uptempo, hip-hop style grooves, retro flourishes – this rising EDM producer does it all.
10 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at Venue 578, free-$10</p>
Venerable new wave hitmaker ("Is She Really Going Out With Him?") returns to the live arena with a new suite of songs recorded in New York, Amsterdam, Berlin and New Orleans.
7 p.m. Friday, June 2, at the Plaza Live, $37.50-$67.50
Ellington for Lovers
>Debut performance by the new in-house Jazz Orchestra for the Dr. Phil; straight out of the gate, they ambitiously take on the love songs and pleas of the legendary Duke Ellington.
8 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at the Dr. Phillips Center, $35
Los Angeles metal iconoclasts stretch the genre to the breaking point – adding elements of hip-hop, noise and punk – and the metal faithful have responded resoundingly.
6 p.m. Sunday, June 4, at the Haven Lounge, $15
Old school West Coast junglist Rob Machete – founder of the Junglist Platoon and the ongoing RESPECT club night – will demonstrate how he's maintained consistent excellent over two-plus decades of DJing.
10 p.m. Monday, June 5, at Native, contact for prices</p>
Buff 'n' creepy Misfits icon Doyle rolls through town solo – expect the hits and other spooky gems from his old horror-punk day job and an impressive devilock untouched by the intervening years.
7 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at the Haven Lounge, $12-$15