THE MEXICAN BLACKBIRDS, THE DIRTY LOOKS: Thurs Sept 11, Mi Piace (Tacoma), 6 pm, free

Red Alert, the Havoc, the Hollowpoints, the Rehabs: Thurs Sept 11, Hell's Kitchen (Tacoma), 6 pm, $7

D+, Sound Stories, the Poison Dart, Wolf Colonel: Fri Sept 12, Department of Safety (Anacortes), 8 pm, $5

Shakedown Snowboard Premiere--The Senate Arcade, DJ Masa: Fri Sept 12, Chop Suey, 5:30 pm, $5

No Use For A Name, Irish Car bomb, guests: Fri Sept 12, Graceland, 6 pm, $13

Monstrawtikuss Frankenstienkuss: Fri Sept 12, Ground Zero (Bellevue), 7 pm, $5

THE LILIM, CHIKATILO, FUNEROT: Fri Sept 12, John Marshall High School, 4 pm, $3

Message Machine: Fri Sept 12, Mr. Spot's Chai House, 8 pm, free

The HollowPoints, the Silent Film Stars, guests: Fri Sept 12, Old Fire House (Redmond), 8 pm, $6

Ron Fein: Fri Sept 12, Polestar Music Gallery, 8 pm, $8

The Milkbar--Zerostation, In Praise of Folly, Eyes of Autumn, Arkade, Some by Sea, Defcon: Sat Sept 13, Downtown YMCA, 6 pm, $6

THE CONSTANTINES: Sat Sept 13, Easy Street Records (Queen Anne), 1 pm, free

Church of Hate, Severus, Lahar, Divinity of Truth: Sat Sept 13, Hell's Kitchen (Tacoma), 5 pm, $7

Atma, Undersea Passage: Sat Sept 13, Mr. Spot's Chai House, 8 pm, free

the white stripes, yeah yeah yeahs: Sat Sept 13, Stadium Exhibition Center, 7 pm, $29.50

31 Knots (CD release), Lands Farther East, guests: Sat Sept 13, Vera Project, 8 pm, $7/$6 with club card

MEDLAR DOSS, HIGH PRIESTS OF PANIC, GAZEBO OF DESTRUCTION, BOTOX AFTERMATH: Sat Sept 13, 2nd Avenue Pizza, 7 pm, $3

Karl Blau, Poison Dart, Sound Stories: Sun Sept 14, Luscious Studios, 6 pm, $5

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone (CD release), the Dead Science, Papercuts: Sun Sept 14, Luscious Studios, 9 pm, $5

Shades of Purple, Blackie Jo James & the Natives, Sister Guitar Band, Cast of the Akwada, Don Glenn: Sun Sept 14, Seward Park, noon, free

the exploited, total chaos, the hollowpoints: Sun Sept 14, Studio Seven, 7 pm, $10

The New Death Show, the National Red: Mon Sept 15, 2nd Avenue Pizza, 7 pm, free

Unlimited Sunshine Tour--Cake, Cheap Trick, the Detroit Cobras, the Hackensaw Boys: Tues Sept 16, Moore Theatre, 6:30 pm, $36

Shitless Layabout: Wed Sept 17, Mr. Spot's Chai House, 8 pm, free

The Curtains, Maher Shalal Hash Baz, Gust Burns, the Black Lodge: Wed Sept 17, CoCA, 8 pm, $5

Rainer Maria, Denali, the Catch, Ima Robot: Wed Sept 17, Graceland, 8 pm, $10