6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25 / Strummer’s, 833 E. Fern Ave. / $10 / All ages / (559) 485-5356, www.strummersclub.com
Fans of local metal take note: More than a dozen of the area’s best metal bands will compete for the chance to play a date on this year’s Summer Slaughter Tour.
The tour caters to fans of extreme metal music.
Competing to represent the Valley will be Silent Uprising, Gristle, Descend Factor, Your Hero is a Villain, Devilkin Assailant, Catharsus, Serpents Tongue, Evisceration, City Of Skies, Rampage, Saturn Descends, The Tripatronix, Dawning of a Massacre and He.Cried.Wolf. Representatives from the Los Angeles indie label Sumerian Records will be on hand to select the winner and scout for artists to include on its next digital compilation.