Death metal band Birth the Wretched is performing at Local 506 to celebrate the release of their EP. The Louisburg-based band is being joined by other metal bands from North Carolina, Septicemic, Malediction, Antenora and Discoveries. To get a sense of their “Hell Forged Death Metal” sound, check out their self-titled single.
Cat’s Cradle Back Room
June 7, Doors: 7 p.m., Show: 8 p.m.
$10 in advance/$12 day of
Los Angeles-based punk rock band The Regrettes is stopping by Carrboro between other headlining shows, festival stops and supporting The Cold War Kids. The band combines singer Lydia Night’s riot grrrl vocals with a surf pop aesthetic, seen in songs “Hey Now,” “Seashore” and their newest single, “Come Through.”
NCMA Summer Concert Series
Joseph M. Bryan Jr., Theater at the North Carolina Museum of Art
The North Carolina Museum of Art is bringing musical acts such as Father John Misty and Lake Street Dive to Raleigh with its summer concerts — some of which are being co-presented by Cat’s Cradle. This concert series has been going on for two decades, so join the NCMA for this long-standing tradition of summer sounds.
July 15, Doors: 7 p.m., Show: 8 p.m.
Tickets $13 to $15
Check out some indie rock music with Now, Now, a musical duo formed in Blaine, Minn. This band released “Saved,” its first album since 2012, this year. The album has been praised for its crisp drum beats and electro-pop sounds. Some highlights from this latest release include “Can’t Help Myself” and “AZ.”
The Ritz Raleigh
July 27, Doors: 7 p.m., Show: 8 p.m.
By the time Beach House makes it to the Triangle, their newest album “7” will have been released. The dream-pop duo intends for their new record to be one of “rebirth and rejuvenation,” with some tracks featuring heavy layering, some with limited instrumentation. Some songs to check out are “Zebra,” “Myth” and “Dive.”
The Ritz Raleigh
July 29, Doors: 7 p.m., Show: 8 p.m.
This Scottish indie rock band has been around since 2002, but the group recently got a makeover as Dino Bardot replaced Nick McCarthy on guitar. Songs to look out for include “Take Me Out,” and “Do You Want To,” some of the band’s more popular releases. Also listen for tracks from Franz Ferdinand’s newest album, “Always Ascending,” which was released this year.