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Tonight In Rock: Weezer, Wire, The Ting Tings, Antony and the Johnsons

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The Muslims will be opening for Wire tonight at the Echo | Picture via the Muslims' Myspace

Our Pick: Wire, The Muslims @ The Echoplex

Tonight LA is brimming with shows. We've got Weezer and that sorry excuse for a Blink 182 side project, Angel & Airwaves, performing at the Forum. Indie-pop duo the Ting Tings (LAist Review) and Brooklyn-based queen Santogold will be prancing around the cavernous confines of the Wiltern. NY-based avant-garde artist Antony and the Johnsons will be employing his otherworldly vibrato at the Walt Disney Hall in Downtown. Kentucky-based folk collective These United States are slated to headline the Silverlake Lounge. And, lastly, Seattle-based indie rock band the Dead Science will grace the Smell with local singer-songwriter Devon Williams in tow. But legendary English post-rockers the Wire will be making their triumphant return tonight at the Echoplex. San Diego's own garage rock heroes the Muslims will be opening the show, testing out songs from their forthcoming 2008 eponymous debut.

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Antony and the Johnsons @ Walt Disney Hall
The Ting Tings, Santogold, Mates of State, Low vs. Diamond @ The Wiltern
These United States, Vandaveer, Intricate Machines, Stop Revolt @ Silverlake Lounge
The Dead Science, Deathday Party, Devon Williams Something, Zombelle @ The Smell
Johnette Napolitano @ The Hotel Cafe
Tony Gilkyson @ Redwood Bar
Three, Art of Chaos, Middle Class Rut @ The Troubadour
PacificUV, Melodyguild, Peter Piek, Languis (DJ set) @ Spaceland
Wire, The Muslims @ The Echoplex
Weezer, Angels and Airwaves, Tokyo Police Club @ the Forum
Welcome Home DJ AM w/ Mark Ronson, Cut Chemist, Mixmaster Mike, Uffie, Dirt Nasty, Steve Aoki, Momjeans, DJ Vice, DJ Spider, DJ Homicide, Jus Ske, Graham Funke, Stonerokk, Marshall Barnes, DJ Fashen, Mike B @ Avalon
The Lady Tigra, Lisa D'Amato, United By Sound, Gin, Video Star, DJ Syrena @ The Viper Room