NEVER AGAIN: Thurs Dec 5, 2nd Avenue Pizza, 7 pm, free

UNITY JAM--TRINATION, ONLY HUMAN, PLOW, CLOSE CAPTION: Thurs Dec 5, Ballard Firehouse, 7 pm, $8

THE LOCAL SHOW--TRINATION, KANE HODDER, LOOM, THE SWIMHOLES: Thurs Dec 5, Paradox Theater, 8 pm, $7

GLEN PHILLIPS, GUESTS: Thurs Dec 5, UW's Husky Union Building, North Den, 8 pm, $5 w/ student ID, $10 without

WALLY SHOUP TRIO, HERZOG: Thurs Dec 5, Polestar Music Gallery, 8 pm, $6

MONSTER DEFIANCE HEADQUARTERS, DYPAK, QUARTERHORSE: Friday Dec 6, 2nd Avenue Pizza, 8 pm, free

INDEPENDENTS DAY--ROSYVELT, FINN PARNELL, TIM ENLOE: Friday Dec 6, Aurafice, 8 pm, free

ALL LOTUS NIGHTMARES: Friday Dec 6, Coffee Messiah, 8 pm, free

MIND CANDY, POORSPORT, SHIFT MAN SHIFT, BENT KACTIS: Friday Dec 6, Ground Zero (Bellevue), 7 pm, $5

SUSAN HARPER: Friday Dec 6, Mr. Spot's Chai House, 8 pm, free

HARDCORE 4 HOMELESS--TO SEE YOU BROKEN, ROSARY, VATS OF BLOOD, DROWNING IN LETHE: Friday Dec 6, Old Fire House (Redmond), 8 pm, free w/toys, clothing, or food donation, $5

DEFIANCE, BROKEN SOCIETY, THE HOLLOW POINTS: Friday Dec 6, Paradox Theater, 8 pm, $8

ARRINGTON DE DIONYSO, WHEN BELLS BREATHE: Friday Dec 6, Polestar Music Gallery, 8 pm, $6

BLOOD BROTHERS, RED LIGHT STING, DEATH FROM ABOVE, OPHELIA AND THE GREAT IDEA: Friday Dec 6, Vera Project, 8 pm, $6

THE JET CITY FIX, RUCKUS, BAD APPLE: Sat Dec 7, the Brickhouse, 7 pm, $2, free w/canned food donation

THE WILD HAIRS, THE LOSS LEADERS, BURIED IN THE DESERT, WET SPOT: Sat Dec 7, 2nd Avenue Pizza, 7 pm, free

SAUL WILLIAMS, MIDNIGHT ECLIPSE, YOUTH SPEAKS, FLOOD/INQUALES, DJ VITAMIN D: Sat Dec 7, Chop Suey, 5 pm, $10

MONSTER DEFIANCE HEADQUARTERS: Sat Dec 7, Coffee Messiah, 8 pm, free

ONE MAN ARMY, THE EXPLOSION, MAD CAP, AMAZOMBIES: Sat Dec 7, Graceland, 6 pm, $8

ASAHI, BLOOD ALLEY, ROB BENSON, TENNIS RULES: Sat Dec 7, Ground Zero (Bellevue), 8 pm, $5

THE FAKES: Sat Dec 7, Orpheum Records, 5 pm, free

BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY, SLEEP, SONS OF THE GHETTO, GUESTS: Sat Dec 7, Showbox, 6 pm, $25/$28

BLÖÖDHAG, FREE VERSE, GUESTS: Sat Dec 7, Vera Project, 8 pm, $6

END THIS WEEK WITH KNIVES, THE SCIENCE, ALTERNATE 85: Mon Dec 9, 2nd Avenue Pizza, 7 pm, $2

WESLEY WILLIS, U.S.E., YOUNG HEART ATTACK: Mon Dec 9, Graceland, 8 pm, $8

RIDDLIN KIDS, ALLISTER, DON'T LOOK DOWN: Mon Dec 9, I-Spy, 8 pm, $8

BOB DINARDO: Mon Dec 9, Mr. Spot's Chai House, 8 pm, free

THE LOCAL SHOW--MOTHER, X-SETRA, SPANISH FOR 100, OMNI: Mon Dec 9, Paradox Theater, 8 pm, $7

KUTCROME, UNEXPECTED ARRIVAL, FOREIGN LANGUAGE, 3 MYSTERIOUS, THE REBELZ: Tues Dec 10, I-Spy, 8 pm, $8

JEFF HANSON: Tues Dec 10, Mr. Spot's Chai House, 8 pm, free

HIMSA, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, STREYU, HOPESFALL: Tues Dec 10, Paradox Theater, 8 pm, $8

NERF HERDER, ULTIMATE FAKEBOOK, FAIRVIEW: Wed Dec 11, Paradox Theater, 8 pm, $10

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