THE CURSE OF WESTERN CULTURE, BOBAFLEX, GUESTS: Thurs Aug 31, 5:30 pm, Hell's Kitchen, $7

BURNING ARMADA, GLASS ELEVATOR, GUESTS: Thurs Aug 31, 7 pm, Studio Seven, $15

DEF LEPPARD, JOURNEY: Thurs Aug 31, 7:30 pm, White River Amphitheatre, $32.50—$89.50

CEREMONY, THE FIRST STEP, ALLEGIANCE, THE ANSWER, THE VOWS, GET THE MOST: Fri Sept 1, 7 pm, West Seattle American Legion Hall, $8

AKIMBO, GENGHIS TRON, THE ABODOX, SEAN: Fri Sept 1, 5 pm, El Corazón, $8

THE HUNGRY PINES, BRONZE FAWN, GUESTS: Fri Sept 1, 7 pm, L.A.B. (Seattle Drum School), $5

DIG THE PARTICULARS, MOTION TO ACTION, GUESTS: Fri Sept 1, 8 pm, Showbox, $7/$10

FROM APHONY, A CHANCE WITHOUT, GUESTS: Fri Sept 1, 8 pm, Kirkland Teen Center, $5

M WARD, MIKE COYKENDALL: Fri Sept 1, 8 pm, Neumo's, $12—$14

SUICIDE SILENCE, ALL SHALL PARISH, GUESTS: Fri Sept 1, 8 pm, Studio Seven, $8/$10

BOAT: Sat Sept 2, 3 pm, Easy Street Records Queen Anne, free

APATHY THEORY, INTO THE STORM, GUESTS: Sat Sept 2, 7 pm, L.A.B. (Seattle Drum School), $5

BLANE, MAN IN THE BLUE VAN, OCEANS IN OBLIVION: Sat Sept 2, 8 pm, Kirkland Teen Center, $5

BREAKNECK, VULGARIZER, GRIEVOUS, LAST SECOND LEFT: Sat Sept 2, 8 pm, Studio Seven, $7

HALOU: Sun Sept 3, 3 pm, Easy Street Records Queen Anne, free

THE VILLAGE GREEN: Sun Sept 3, 4 pm, Sonic Boom Records (Ballard), free

THE THERMALS: Sun Sept 3, 5 pm, Easy Street Records Queen Anne, free

BET ON BELLA, THE EVER CHANGING SKY, ARCANGEL, GUESTS: Sun Sept 3, 6:45 pm, Studio Seven, $10

SYFT, THE PAUL HANOVER BAND, INTELLIGENT PRODUCTIONS, CHANGE VS. COMFORT, GUESTS: Sun Sept 3, 7 pm, El Corazón, $10

Support The Stranger

THE SUMMER OBSESSION, BOTTOM LINE, GUESTS: Mon Sept 4, 7:30 pm, El Corazón, $8/$10

COLD SAVAGE CLIQUE, NUGGZ, GUESTS: Tues Sept 5, 6:45 pm, Studio Seven, $10