Recommended Shows the Week of 5/7/12 - 5/14/12

MONDAY, MAY 14



Vånna Inget (Malmö, Sweden)
Doom Town
Bruiser Queen
Trauma Harness
@ El Lenador / 3124 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
Start the week off with infectious, feel-good pop-tinged punk with a bill stuffed to the brim with crunchy guitars, charismatic croons and driving drumbeats.


THURSDAY, MAY 17



Sharpwaist
Corephallism
Epaulettes
Fecal Dam
@ Apop Records / 2831 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / donation$ / all ages / FB
Violent electronic music fills all the dark corners and crevices at Apop for an extensive evening of harsh noise.


@ Black Bear Bakery / 2639 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / donation$ / all ages / FB
Folk, punk and folk punk converge appropriately at Cherokee Street's collective-run bakery.

FRIDAY, MAY 18


@ The Firebird / 2706 Olive Blvd. 
8 p.m. / $12-15 / all ages / tix
An organ, drum machine and accompanying maracas and puppets flood the Firebird's stage with the most dance-worthy dirges you've ever heard. Noise rock weirdos Britches open.


Fister (record release)
Sine Nomine
Everything Went Black
Iron Hills
Thorlock
@ Fubar / 3108 Locust St.
7 p.m. / $8 / all ages / FB
Get a load of a couple of the RFT's nominees for best metal band along with their brooding buddies during Fister's release of their latest album, The Infernal Paramount.


SATURDAY, MAY 19

The Busty Friends
Dark Blue Dark Green (Columbia, MO)
@ The Heavy Anchor / 5226 Gravois
9 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
"Sexual nap time!"


SUNDAY, MAY 20

Brain Tumors (Minneapolis, MN)
Overdoser
WFC?
Gluebag
@ Bonerville
$5 / 5 p.m. / all ages / FB
Punk, punk, punk, goose.


Tower Groove Records Release feat.:
The Skekses
Fred Friction
Bug Chaser
@ Mangia Italiano / 3145 South Grand Blvd.
1 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
This Sunday installment of the weekend-long series of activities associated with local music collective Tower Groove Records' official compilation release ranges from the soulful singing to hard rock.


**For more shows going on this week, check out our sidebar listing.**


Recent adds to the WD calendar:
5/17: Sharpwaist, Corephallism, Epauettes, Fecal Dam @ Apop Records
5/17: Little Big Bangs, Hobosexuals, The Barons of Tang (Australia) @ Black Bear Bakery
5/17: Dude Magnets (Athens, GA), Hatches, Understood, Over., Soccer Moms @ Lemp Arts Center
5/20: Brain Tumor (Minneapolis, MN), Overdoser, WFC?, Gluebag @ Bonerville
5/22: No Milk (Tampa), Frances with Wolves, Larva Lu, Dinner Music @ MOMO
5/22: Fake Boys (Lowell, MA), Humanoids, Better Days, Breakmouth Annie @ Rue 13
5/24: Sleepyhead (MN), Worst Case Ontario, Pink Sock, The Mondales @ Lemp Arts Center
5/26: Sign Off (OH), Badgerhunt, You'll Live (FL) @ Nice Age
6/3: The Spit (Columbia, MO), Gran Mal (Columbia, MO), Trauma Harness @ Lemmons
6/16: The Lion's Daughter (CD Release), Everything Went Black, Jack Buck, Black Fast @ The Firebird
6/29: Diners (AZ), The Balloons (AZ), Sinbad (AZ), Dem Scientist @ Cheddr Den