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‘Keep it secret. Keep it safe.’ A unique night with Puscifer at the Fox Theater Oakland

Puscifer

SHOW REVIEW: Puscifer have a very special way of combining their music with a stage show that offers so much more than just music.

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Amongst flowers and a gimp, Faith No More make a triumphant return to The Warfield

Faith No More

SHOW REVIEW: The history of the SF band can be traced back to the City during the early 80’s, and they proved that they still know what it means to do what they do best and play their unique style of music.

Primus bring Danny Carey from Tool into a Bay Area tradition

SHOW REVIEW: There are few things in this world that are as much of a sure thing as a local New Year’s Eve show from the kings of oddity and tweakerdom.

Down pay tribute to ‘Dimebag’ Darrell at The Fillmore

Down

SHOW REVIEW: The Southern lords of heavy delivered a near two-hour set on the eve of the 10th anniversary that “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott died.

Temples’ take on modern psych-rock is both exciting & sloppy

SHOW REVIEW: The four English lads that make up Temples played The Fillmore and brought with them an echo of what the City used to be like.

ANTEMASQUE sell out GAMH with Le Butcherettes

SHOW REVIEW: Fans of The Mars Volta shouldn’t be disappointed with new material from Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala but should recognize the new direction they’re taking.

New Music: Death – Death III

“Not only has this band been overlooked by the history books, but David Hackney’s guitar playing has been missed.”

Green Jellÿ crash Winter’s Tavern in Pacifica

SHOW REVIEW: Completely ridiculous, totally absurd and accompanied by curious videos, Green Jellÿ is described as one of the worst bands in history. But don’t worry, that’s the idea!

Tool pound out two sold-out nights at Bill Graham Civic

SHOW REVIEW: For two straight nights, Tool blew away their fans with ear-splitting renditions and a laser-light show that would leave even the most seasoned of concertgoers totally dumbfounded.