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1. Sleigh Bells at Royale, Nov. 15
The Brooklyn noise pop duo is touring in support of its latest, “Bitter Rivals” (with Doldrums; 6 p.m., $25, 18+).

2. The Mowgli’s at The Paradise, Nov. 15
The Southern California alt-rock collective who hit it big this year with “Waiting For The Dawn” swings by the ‘Dise with help from Royal Teeth and X Ambassadors (7:30 p.m., $15, all ages).

3. High on Fire and Kvelertak at Middle East Downstairs, Nov. 16
Oakland stoner metal trio High on Fire is joined by the incredibly kickass Norweigan black metal band Kvelertak (with Doomriders; 8 p.m., $17, 18+).

4. Cat Power (solo) at The Paradise, Nov. 18
Chan Marshall, a.k.a. Cat Power, has gone through streaks of heavy touring and no touring at all. So it’s an extra-special treat to experience her tunes in a stripped-down acoustic setting (8 p.m., $28, 18+).

5. Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band at Brighton Music Hall, Nov. 24
Acoustic alt-folk hero Kevin Devine makes a stop at BMH with his awesomely-named Goddamn Band (with Now, Now and Harrison Hudson; 8 p.m., $13, all ages).

6. King Krule at Brighton Music Hall, Dec. 5
With a special voice and a penchant for writing songs far ahead of his time, King Krule himself Archy Marshall is finally making a stop in Boston after releasing his highly-anticipated debut album this fall (9 p.m., $15, 18+).

7. Goblin at The Sinclair, Dec. 10
The Italian prog-rock legends are touring the US for the first time — ever (with Zombi; 8 p.m. $25, 18+).