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Tonight In Rock: Papa Roach, Droog, The Henry Clay People, Crocodiles

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Crocodiles will be playing tonight at the Smell | Photo by via Crocodiles' Myspace

Our Pick: Crocodiles, Blue Jungle, Nikki Obscure, De Hombres @ The Smell

Tonight Guitar Center will be putting on its annual Drum Off at the Henry Fonda Theatre with Papa Roach performing. LA's own buzz band the Afternoons (LAist Review, #2) are slated to rock Spaceland yet another night with the Flying Tourbillon Orchestra (LAist Review, #2), the Henry Clay People (LAist Review, #2, #3, #4) and Lemon Sun. And, lastly, local techno troupe Droog are poised to host a Berlin-inspired night at the Avalon. But we strongly suggest catching San Diego's Crocodiles, who are best known as the phoenix that rose from ashes of TPTBUTET and the Prayers at the Smell—Yes, that is in fact Kristen Gundred of Grand Ole Party's hubby.

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Crocodiles - "Neon Jesus"

Guitar Center Drum Off Grand Finals w/ Papa Roach, Nicko McBrain (of Iron Maiden), Jason Bittner (of Shadows Fall), Thomas Pridgen (of Mars Volta), Thomas Lang @ Henry Fonda Music Box Theater
Afternoons, The Henry Clay People, Lemon Sun, The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra @ Spaceland
Saccharine Trust, Backbiter, Motorcycle Black Madonnas, Jon Wahl @ American Legion Post 206
Funky Sole @ The Echo
Crocodiles, Blue Jungle, Nikki Obscure, De Hombres @ The Smell
Shitn-A, Halloween Swim Team @ Echo Curio
Jim Merson's Monster Mash, Narwhalz, I.E., Voice on Tape, American Gil and the Major Dudes, Puppy Dog @ Bow And Sparrow (646 N. Spring St.)
Millionaires, Good and Plenty, A Smile From The Trenches, Teen Hearts @ The Roxy
Ahmad Squad Presents: Kill The Mockingbird, Diffuse @ On The Rox
DJ Markus Schulz @ Vanguard
Martin Buttrich, Troy Pierce, Konrad Black, Droog @ Avalon
Jackshit @ McCabe’s
Todd Carlin's Naught Aught 9 w/ Grant Lee Phillips @ Largo at the Coronet
Gort, Timimonster, Oaks, Haxan, Are You a Cop, The Actuary @ Relax Bar
Roll the Tanks, Have Mercys @ Silver Lake Lounge
Flight From Above, Silent Treatment, Stereofix @ Troubadour
Clevis, Batman vs Predators, Head of Destiny, & Bastidas @ The Cocaine at Live Jazz
Austin Leonard Hartley, Pawn Shop King, Elliot Murphy @ The Hotel Café
Angus Khan & BC Tribe @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Pussycat Dolls @ Viper Room
Conscioussoul Entertainment Presents: K-Solo, Akadimik @ Knitting Factory
Topher Mohr, The Janks, The Atma, Breakhouse, Roundeye @ Knitting Factory (AlterKnit Lounge)
Jonathan Denmark @ El Cid
Paul Green School of Rock All Stars @ Fais Do-Do
Christopher Hawley Rollers @ Rusty's Surf Ranch
Rod Piazza @ Harvelle's
Allensworth, The Boogaloo Assassins @ Detroit Bar
Mirror Mirror @ The Gypsy Lounge

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