The Shredder

Felipe Galván y Sus Carnales: After your nap — and the Backyard Brawl, back where it belongs — dance off Thanksgiving dinner to Galván's rock-steady sabor. (Thursday, Continental Club)

Café Tacvba: Mexico City's latter-day Pink Floyd barely had time to stash its Latin Grammys before returning. (Thursday, Arena Theater)

Randy Rogers Band: Texas-music champs hope to "Break Even" on Radney Foster-produced Randy Rogers Band (Mercury Nashville). (Friday, House of Blues)

Scott H. Biram: Austin's Dirty Old One Man Band grunts some holiday stompbox blues. (Friday, Continental Club)

Misfits: Jersey horror-punks soldier on sans Danzig, which is probably for the best. (Saturday, Meridian)

Ivoryline: Tyler emo upstarts roar on There Came a Lion (Tooth & Nail).(Saturday, Javajazz)

Arc Angels: Austin all-stars still "Living in a Dream," just not quite as often.(Saturday, House of Blues)

Eagles: Henley, Frey, Walsh, et al. swoop back for rescheduled Ike date. (Monday, Toyota Center, September 11 tickets ­honored)

3OH!3: Colorado electro/hip-hop crew hit a Rocky Mountain high on Want (Photo Finish). (Tuesday, Warehouse Live)

J.D. Souther: Eagles and Linda Ronstadt ghostwriter goes jazzy on If the World Was You. (Wednesday, McGonigel's Mucky Duck)

Kevin Fowler: Headbanger gone hellraiser dares Walker County to Bring It On (Equity). (Wednesday, Shenanigans, 1548 11th St., Huntsville)

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Chris Gray has been Music Editor for the Houston Press since 2008. He is the proud father of a Beatles-loving toddler named Oliver.
Contact: Chris Gray