By Jonathan McNamara
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Boy did Commodore Perry poke a stick into a hornet's next when he opened Japan to the West in 1854 or what? Nine years later (they didn't have e-mail) Emperor Kohei issued an edict to "Expel the foreign barbarians" as a reaction against the westernization of Japan. While this was bad news for the foreigners and the shogunate in 1863, you have very little to fear from the Emperors of Japan at Trunk Space tonight. They're just there to rock along with the Old Haunts, Black Jacket and Mike Montoya.