Band of Brothers: Les Claypool's Fearless Flying Frog Brigade headlines the Fillmore.
Leather Vest and Stoner Boots
Start the new year with a ringing sound--not the sound of the chiming bells of St. Mary, but the onset of tinnitus.
Third Annual New Year's Eve Frog Out
Les Claypool hosts this annual collaboration with friends, freaks and musical outcasts. M.I.R.V. opens. 9pm. $55. The Fillmore, 1805 Geary at Fillmore, San Francisco. 408.998.TIXS
Ipecac Binge and Purge Festival
Mike Patton's label ups the ante. With the Melvins, Jello Biafra, Dillinger Escape Plan, Dalek, Kid 606, Mondo Generator and Pink Anvil. 9pm. $40. Great American Music Hall, 859 O'Farrell St, San Francisco. 415.885.0750
San Jose power-pop legends. Bodies in the Basement, Neon Lobster and the Extras open. 9pm. $10. Plant 51, 44 S. Almaden Ave, San Jose. 408.297.5151
All-ages alcohol-free event starring the Lonely Kings, Spark to Life, First to Fall, Frontier Zero, FHS and Yours in Murder. 8:30pm. $5. Santa Cruz Vets Hall, 846 Front St, Santa Cruz. 831.457.0478
Legendary death-metal act. 8pm. $20 adv/$25 day of show. The Pound, Pier 96, San Francisco. 415.273.1169
That Buzzing Noise: The Melvins headline the Ipecac Binge and Purge Festival at the Great American Music Hall.
Female AC/DC cover band. The Hitch opens. 10pm. $25. Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St, San Francisco. 415.621.4455
With the Eddie Haskells, the Tramps and the Drink Tickets. 9pm. $10. Stork Club, 2330 Telegraph Ave, Oakland. 510.444.6174
Goth Industrial New Year's Eve
Industrial, EBM and death rock by DJs Fernando, Rabbitron, Mitch, Rick A Mortis and Jezzebella. 9:30pm. $10 after 11pm. Jezebel's Joint, 510 Larkin St, San Francisco. 415.345.9832
The Sermon and DJ King Coffin. 9pm. Call for price. The Hemlock, 1131 Polk St, San Francisco. 415.923.0923
9:30pm. Call for price. Boswell's, 1875 S. Bascom Ave, Campbell. 408.371.4404
The Odds Are Alright: The Odd Numbers ring it in at Plant 51.
9:30pm. Call for price. Britannia Arms Almaden, 5027 Almaden Expwy, San Jose. 408.266.0550
9:30pm. Call for price. Britannia Arms San Jose, 173 W. Santa Clara St, San Jose. 408.278.1400
Cowpunk legends. Zen Guerilla opens. 9pm. $25. Slim's, 333 11th St, San Francisco. 415.255.0333
Call for time and price. Fanny & Alexander, 412 Emerson St, Palo Alto. 650.326.7183
Call for time and price. Fibbar Magee's, 156 S. Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale, 408.749.8373.
Suck It Up: Supersuckers and Zen Guerilla play Slim's.
Harold Ray, Saturn V
Call for time and price. The Parkside, 1600 17th St, San Francisco. 415.503.0389.
Toasting and dancing to the junkabilly sound of Chrome Johnson. 9:30pm. $15. 19 Broadway, Fairfax.
9pm. $10. Bourbon St. Bar & Grill, 2765 Clayton Rd, Concord. 925.676.727.
9pm. $10. Pine Street Grill, 875 Rincon Ave, Livermore. 925.606.8266
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