Vallejo, Peterson Bros., Haydn Vitera, etc. fete late rumble tumble.
Gulf Coast-basted raconteur begins February residency.
Cactus Cafe, Texas Union, UT campus
Rock up, pop up: Ume, Not in the Face, the Sour Notes, Gentlemen Rogues, $3.
The difference between classic Left Coast and East Coast thrash? Hard to imagine Jersey legacies Overkill getting as environ-mental as J.R.R. Tolkien’s Ents, which Bay Area first wavers Testament pulled off like moss and bark on 2012’s Dark Roots of Earth. Likewise, the Berkeley behemoths couldn’t match the supersonic speeds of Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth’s latest, The Electric Age, a late-career cornerstone for the Garden Staters. Flotsam & Jetsam and 4ARM first. – Raoul Hernandez
Emo's, 2015 Riverside