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Tonight In Rock: Foo Fighters, The Notwist, Maylene & The Sons of Disaster, Red Cortez

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The Notwist will be playing tonight at the Henry Fonda Music Box | Picture via the Notwist's Myspace

Our Pick: The Notwist, Jel, Odd Nosdam @ The Henry Fonda Music Box

Tonight kicks off early with a performance by local garage rockers the Muslims at Amoeba Records on Sunset. Red Cortez, formerly known as the Weather Underground, will be playing their first night under the new moniker at the Silver Lake Lounge. We're guessing that they may have wanted to ditch the negative political associations. But that's pure conjecture on our part. And, lastly, the Foo Fighters and Queens of the Stone Age will be rocking out at the Avalon for the Blackberry Storm Party. It must have cost them a pretty penny to put together that bill. Tickets were made available earlier at random via text-only. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Henry Fonda Music Box to witness German electro-pop sensation the Notwist. If our calculations are correct, the last time the group came through LA was Feb. 17, 2004. So don't miss out because we can't promise they'll be back for, oh, another four years. The Bay Area will be heavily represented with electronic mastermind Odd Nosdam and Anticon's own drum-pad master Jel as openers.

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The Notwist - "Pilot (Live at the Pathos Transport Theater in Munich 01/14/02)"

The Muslims @ Amoeba Music (7PM)
Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age @ The Avalon (Blackberry Storm Party)
Jessie Baylin (LAist Interview), Matt Nathanson @ House of Blues Sunset
Low End Theory, edIT @ The Airliner
The Seabellies, Last Pop Nation, Molino @ The Silver Lake Lounge
Red Cortez (formerly Weather Underground), Flashing Red Lights, The Capshuns @ The Silver Lake Lounge
Polar Goldie Cats, Voice On Tape, Avi Buffalo Music, Wavves, Puppy Dog @ The Smell
Out of Town, Electric Russia, Morning Glory, Bright Million @ Mr Ts Bowl
The Notwist, Jel, Odd Nosdam @ The Henry Fonda Music Box
War Tapes, Repeater, Rozaline @ Boardner's
Maylene & The Sons of Disaster, A Static Lullaby, Showbread, Confide, Attack Attack! @ The Troubadour
Mimes of Wine, Michael Berg, Mad Gregs, Aaron Bowen @ Echo Curio
Juliette Commagerie, Alex & Sam, Dawes, Nicole Simone @ Tangier
Marathon Halloween Party! The Deadbird, Tall Hands and more @ 3 of Clubs
Hackensaw Boys, Horse Thieves, Eleni Mandell @ Redwood Bar
Club NME Presents: Spinnerette (feat. Brody Dalle), Future of the Left, Super Sonic Jets @ Spaceland
Rob Dickinson @ The Hotel Café
Karen O & Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs (DJ Set) @ Bardot
DJ AM @ Kress
Sure Shot Party w/ DJ Spider, DJ Steve1der, Mister Best (Smash Bros.), DJ Haul @ Winston's