Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, DFA 1979
Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), tonight (Thursday, November 10)
It's hands-across-the-subculture night at the ACC as Trent Reznor brings electro-goths together with frat boy stoners and noiseniks to kick off Charles Manson's 71st birthday celebrations. Plenty of bad vibes to go around.
David Buchbinder CD release Rex Hotel (194 Queen West), Thursday and Friday (November 10-11)
Yet another CD release for David Buchbinder. This time he finally gets some time in the spotlight to present his new Shurum Burum Jazz Circus disc.
Bell Orchestre, Kepler
Music Gallery (197 John), Friday (November 11)
If you only know Richard Reed Parry as that Napoleon Dynamite dude with a penchant for helmet-whacking in Arcade Fire, now's your chance to witness his incredible compositional prowess with chamber crew Bell Orchestre.
Revival (783 College), Friday (November 11)
Suzuki-schooled violin hotshot makes up for the cancelled Ear To The Ground debacle by bringing his great new Mysterious Production Of Eggs album to Revival.
Lee´s Palace (529 Bloor West), Monday (November 14)
Quite possibly the worst-named band ever, the Arctic Monkeys are currently the hottest new band in England. Find out why they're the best thing outta Sheffield since Henderson's Relish.
Thee Shams, Immortal Lee County Killers
Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Wednesday (November 16)
The dastardly Immortal Lee County Killers may be the headliners, but Cincin-nasty thugs Thee Shams just might steal the show.