Stuff you can hear:
Pepper tomorrow night (Thursday) at Empire at 15th and R. Also on the bill, Supervillians and Passafire. Sounds cool.
And Friday night, some very cool acoustic music from the fast-rising alt.bluegrass group Devil Makes Three, at the Blue Lamp at Alhambra and N Street.
They need no introduction, but Cheech and Chong have been gone long enough that you might need a refresher. They'll be at the Memorial Auditorium in Sactown on Saturday night. (And please, no "Dave's not here" references...I grew up on that sh*t.)
And finally, Disturbed headlines a headbanger's bill that also includes Avenged Sevenfold and Skindred, Sunday at Arco Arena.
Here's Disturbed doing a cover of Metallica's "Fade to Black," with Avenged Sevenfold following...
Never could get with the hypermetal beats, but what the heck...there you have it.