The gods walk among us

Halloween gigs, spiritual ascension with Swans, the sixth annual A Varning From Montreal festival and more righteous heaviosity this week…

Swans!!!!! (or Friday on my mind)

Assessing two recent shows put on by punk legends (PiL and OFF!) and recommending the best events of the coming week, from no-frills DJ nights to Halloween parties to the great Oct. 26 conundrum.