HATING HILARY, FUTILE PROGRESS, GUESTS: Thurs Jan 26, Hell's Kitchen, 5:30 pm, $7/$10

BRENT OG, THE REALIONAIRES, F-LEE, J.U.I., TIL EYE DROP: Thurs Jan 26, Studio Seven, 8 pm, $8

JEREL, COUNTERFIST, OMNI, BLAME THE SEA, EXCOMMUNICATION: Fri Jan 27, El Corazón, 5 pm, $8

THE ASSAILANT, FIGHT SCENE, GUESTS: Fri Jan 27, Ground Zero, 7 pm, $5/$6

PANDORA'S PLAN, THE BREAKERS, BLUE SKIES AHEAD: Fri Jan 27, Old Fire House, 8 pm, $6

MT. EERIE, KIMYA DAWSON, CALVIN JOHNSON, THIS BUSY MONSTER: Fri Jan 27, Paradox, 7 pm, $5

MACKLEMORE, YO THE YOUNGIN', GAM BOI, N.I.C.E.: Fri Jan 27, Q Cafe, 8 pm, $5

FLOATER, RISHLOO: Fri Jan 27, Showbox, 8 pm, $10/$12

DAN PURSER, FIASCO, THREEFOLD: Fri Jan 27, Studio Seven, 9 pm, $8/$10

ART OF SELF DEFENSE, APHASIA, TRUCE, GUESTS: Fri Jan 27, Studio Seven, 4:30 pm, $7/$9

VELCRON, AGNES IN GARRA, GUESTS: Fri Jan 27, the L.A.B. (Seattle Drum School), 7 pm, $5

ROCKY VOTOLATO, SLENDER MEANS, J. TILLMAN: Sat Jan 28, Crocodile, 4 pm, $8/$10

THE DRAFT, HAIRCUTS THAT HURT, GUESTS: Sat Jan 28, Downtown YMCA, 7 pm, $5

ELITE STRANGER, ACES OVER KINGS, CAVALIER, GUESTS: Sat Jan 28, El Corazón, 5 pm, $8/$10

BONUS, WORLD, PLANTS, KAZ NOMURA: Sat Jan 28, Gallery 1412, 8 pm, $5–$15

CORETTA SCOTT, THE FOUR COLOUR PROCESS, GUESTS: Sat Jan 28, Ground Zero, 7 pm, $10

ON THE LAST DAY, BOYS DON'T BLEED, GUESTS: Sat Jan 28, Hell's Kitchen, 5 pm, $7

THE BLOOD BROTHERS, MINUS THE BEAR, THESE ARMS ARE SNAKES, CRYSTAL SKULLS: Sat Jan 28, Showbox, 8 pm, $15

DISSONANCE, ENKRYA, MUGEN, GUESTS: San Jan 28, Studio Seven, 7 pm, $8

CHRISTIE AITKEN, THE UNDERCOVER LLAMAS: Sat Jan 28, Trabant Chai Lounge, 8 pm, free

MF DOOM, ONE BE LO, GUESTS: Sun Jan 29, Chop Suey, 8 pm, $18

HINDER, REVELATION THEORY, GUESTS: Sun Jan 29, El Corazón, 8 pm, $9.99

IMOGEN HEAP, ZOE KEATING: Sun Jan 29, Neumo's, 7 pm, $13.50/$15

THE VERONICAS, OCTOBER FALL, KACI BROWN: Mon Jan 30, Crocodile, $10.61/$12

DEAD SCIENCE, GHOST TO FALCO, THANKSGIVING: Mon Jan 30, SS Marie Antoinette, 7 pm

OF MONTREAL, GRAND BUFFET, GUESTS: Tues Jan 31, Chop Suey, 8 pm, $12

Support The Stranger

IN FLAMES, TRIVIUM, DEVIL DRIVER, ZAO: Wed Feb 1, Showbox, 7:30 pm, $19/$22

I DECLARE WAR, NEW DEAD RADIO, GUESTS: Wed Feb 1, Studio Seven, 7 pm, $10/$12