Allah have mercy on your ears

A rundown of hot and heavy Montreal shows off the festival circuit this week, from local record launches and tour kick-off gigs to deep-fried sludge from the Southern U.S.

17 heavy hangs this week

Revolution Fest, CKUT’s Total Eclipse, an early Halloween party, a fundraiser for two bands whose jam space burnt down & more rawk, punk, metal and experimental shows.

Thursday, December 19

* Read the Rant Line
* D.I.Y. Noël at Le Lieu
* Hilarious Holiday Hoedown IV
* Velvet Underground cover act Loaded at l’Escogriffe
* Lisbon Lux Records Xmas party
* Hip Hop Karaoke at le Belmont

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