—Angels & Airwaves, the alt-rock band fronted by former Blink-182 singer-guitarist Tom DeLonge, has been booked Oct. 8 at the Knitting Factory Concert House in Boise. Tickets are $24 at TicketWeb.
—Yo, blues fan: The Tommy Castro Band, Kenny Neal, Magic Dick and Deanna Bogart will perform Sept. 30 at the Egyptian Theatre as "The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Revue." Local teenage blues-rock singer Denae opens. Tickets are $25, $30 and $50 at Select-a-Seat.
—"'Death Magnetic' isn't quite awesome by Metallica standards. But it's a pretty awesome try for a bunch of rich, spoiled babies in their 40s." Here are the rest of my feelings. For those of you who can't read the piece because you don't have an account at Washingtonpost.com, I'll post the full review text on this blog Monday.
—Uh-oh. 3 a.m.? Sixth and Main? Can you say "Jagermeister?"