Wednesday, August 22
Cannibal Corpse Nine bands with blood-dripping fonts and inscrutable death-metal logos, a zombie on the flyer, and sponsorships from both Peavey and Ibanez—expect brutality, gore, double kick drums, cookie-monster vocals, and ear-piercing shrillness. With Between the Buried and Me, The Faceless, Periphery, Veil of Maya, Job for a Cowboy, Goatwhore, Exhumed, Cerebral Bore. Showbox SoDo, 1700 First Ave. S., 652-0444, showboxonline.com. 1:55 p.m. $29.50 adv./$30 DOS. All ages.
Nicky Da B & Paris At the forefront of New Orleans' "bounce" hip-hop scene, this MC is best known for "Express Yourself," a collaboration with Diplo. With Rusty Lazer. Chop Suey, 1325 E. Madison St., 324-8005, chopsuey.com. 8 p.m. $8.
Sonny Bonoho This local rapper's juvenile humor (his latest release is titled the Vag EP) fits well with that of his frequent collaborator, D12 leader Bizarre. With Th3rd, Esseno, Petatosh. Barboza, 925 E. Pike St., 709-9951, thebarboza.com. 9 p.m. Free until 10 p.m./$5 after.
Spindrift This five-piece plays psychedelic rock with an aesthetic that evokes the Old West. With Rose Windows, Kingdoms of the Sun. Comet Tavern, 922 E. Pike St., 322-9272, comettavern.com. 9 p.m. $8.
Thursday, August 23
Luke Rain A local rapper, producer, and avid Seahawks fan, Rain released the Rain Shine EP earlier this year. With Graves 33, Bigtime, The Neighbrohood, Anthony Carlton, Si Young, Billy the Kid. Nectar Lounge, 412 N. 36th St., 632-2020, nectarlounge.com. 8 p.m. $5 adv./$7 DOS.
Neighbors On June's John in Babeland, this four-piece shows its aptitude for scuzzy power-pop. With the Myonics, Palm Reader, Mitts. Funhouse, 206 Fifth Ave. N., 374-8400, thefunhouseseattle.com. 9:30 p.m. $5.
Orca Team Come September, this local surf-pop three-piece will play a series of East Coast shows with Stereolab's Laetitia Sadier. With Bandolier, Still Caves, Summer Babes. Sunset Tavern, 5433 Ballard Ave. N.W., 784-4880, sunsettavern.com. 9 p.m. $7.
Si Limon This trio plays Latin jazz mixed with Afro-Cuban rhythms. Rogue & Peasant, 3601 Fremont Ave. N., therogueandpeasant.com. 9 p.m. $5.
Friday, August 24
Constant Lovers This local four-piece plays primal punk rock, rounded out by frontman Joel Cuplin's throat-shredding vocals. With Mass Games, Mongrel Blood. Barboza. 7 p.m. $8.
Grynch March's Perspective continues this rapper's tradition of no-frills, everyman hip-hop. With RA Scion, Neema, Fearce & BeanOne, DJ DV One. The Crocodile, 2200 Second Ave., 441-7416, thecrocodile.com. 8 p.m. $10. All ages.
Ivan & Alyosha Named after characters from Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov, this folk-pop group released the Bon Iver–channeling The Cabin Sessions EP in June. With Big Sur, Motopony. The Neptune, 1303 N.E. 45th St., 784-4849, stgpresents.org. 9 p.m. $12 adv./$14 DOS. All ages.
Passion Party This local satirical hip-hop act's latest is the Unihorn EP. With Ancient Heat, Lush Tones. High Dive, 513 N. 36th St., 632-0212, highdiveseattle.com. 9:30 p.m. $7.
Royce the Choice This Seattle MC has quietly released three mixtapes since 2010, each packed with his distinct punch-line lyricism, and each noticeably better than the last. His new GMK-produced EP, Razorr Ramone, is another step in the right direction, and one that's apparently earned the cosign of tonight's hosts, Shabazz Palaces. With Keyboard Kid, Malitia Malimob, Porter Ray, Nacho Picasso, hosted by Shabazz Palaces. Neumos, 925 E. Pike St., 709-9467, neumos.com. 8 p.m. $10.
Super Diamond Nobody doesn't like Neil Diamond, so a Neil Diamond tribute act is probably one of the safest and most lucrative this side of Elvis (or El Vez); Super Diamond aim to best your mp3 player, jukebox, or karaoke version by supplying all the spectacle of Neil Diamond without any of the Neil. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., 628-3151, showboxonline.com. 8 p.m. $20 adv./$25 DOS.
Saturday, August 25
Dead Ghost This Vancouver, B.C., quartet's jangly garage rock recalls the Black Lips. With Detective Agency, Dads. JewelBox/Rendezvous, 2322 Second Ave., 441-5823, jewelboxtheater.com. 10 p.m. $5.
In Cahoots This power-pop group was recently featured in a local film, Never, which will come out next year. With Royal We. Rogue & Peasant. 9 p.m. $5.
Jar of Flies This Alice in Chains cover band kicks off a night of grunge nostalgia, with support from fellow cover outfits Outshined (Soundgarden) and Vitalogy (Pearl Jam). The Crocodile. 8 p.m. $10.
Seattle Rock Orchestra At this show, these local symphonic rockers take on the music of Arcade Fire. The Neptune. 9 p.m. $20 adv./$23 DOS. All ages.
Sunday, August 26
The Bobs This show will act as a retrospective for this a capella group's more than 30-year career. Triple Door, 216 Union St., 838-4333, thetripledoor.net. 8 p.m. $20 adv./$23 DOS. All ages.
Rat City Ruckus Fittingly, this party-happy White Center punk band lists Jose Cuervo as its general manager. With Speed Whiskey, Posse Impossible. Comet Tavern. 9 p.m. $5.
Monday, August 27
Devilwood This Ellensburg five-piece plays psychedelic-tinged roots and country music. With Wayland, Scruffalo. High Dive. 8 p.m. $6.
The Hate My Day Jobs NYC garage-rock group's latest is 2010's Out of Control. With Mugen Hoso, Death Mountain Rotor Cloud. Funhouse. 9:30 p.m. $5.
Marc Gartman Guitarist and banjoist Gartman headlines a full bill of songwriters from Duluth, Minn. With Amy Abts, Mary Blue, Kyle Maclean. JewelBox/Rendezvous. 9 p.m. $6.
Tuesday, August 28
Sandro Perri The latest from Toronto producer and electronic musician Perri was last year's overlooked Impossible Spaces. Sunset Tavern. 9 p.m. $8 adv./ $10 DOS.
Soul Jelly This local nine-piece blends funk, soul, and R&B. With Unko Funki, Lanford Black. Nectar Lounge. 8 p.m. $5.