Incoming: Aceyalone, Cool Kids, Wayne Hancock, Torche, Face to Face

However, it's punk quartet Face to Face who have perhaps the most intriguing just announced show with their June 1 date at the Nile Theater. The Victorville, CA band rose to prominence with the release of their second album, Big Choice, which contained such radio stalwarts as "Disconnected" and "I Know You Well." Subsequent tours with NOFX, Mighty Mighty Bosstones and The Offspring helped land Face to Face some brief mainstream success. 

The Nile Theater is rather lucky to have Face to Face come through. The crowds at the all-ages punk venue could stand to learn something from a band like Face to Face. The band's 8th album is set to drop a few weeks before their show in Mesa -- perfect timing for those unfamiliar fans who want to learn what punk/pop punk music sounded like before the year 2000.

The rest of this week's non-90s-punk just announced shows:

Aceyalone: With Dirtbag Dan, Ohm, Rae Rae, Blesd 1., Wednesday, June 8, 8 p.m., $10. Club Red, 2155 E. University Dr., Tempe, 480-966-4733.

Alien Ant Farm: Saturday, May 14, 8 p.m., $15. Clubhouse Music Venue, 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe, 480-968-3238.

Cool Kids: Saturday, May 21, 8 p.m., $18. Clubhouse Music Venue, 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe, 480-968-3238.

Dub Nation Volume 3: With Skrillex, Porter Robinson, Zedd, The Juggernaut, Louder & more., Thursday, June 23, 8 p.m., $25. The Venue Scottsdale, 7117 E. 3rd Ave., Scottsdale, 480-945-5150.

Face to Face: With Strung Out , Blitz Kid ,& The Darlings., Wednesday, June 1, 7 p.m., $20. Nile Theater, 105 W. Main St., Mesa, 480-559-5859.

Wayne Hancock: Tuesday, May 24, 7 p.m., $12-$15. Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, 602-265-4842.

Kendrick Lamar: Friday, May 6, 8 p.m., $15. Clubhouse Music Venue, 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe, 480-968-3238.

Matthew Morrison: Tuesday, July 19, 7:30 p.m., $42-$62. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, 602-379-2800.

Metal Head Fest V: Sepultura, D.R.I. & more.: With Sepultura, D.R.I., Hate, Belfegor, Keep of Kalessin, Hemoptysis, Neuraxis, Bonded By Blood, Scattered Guts, Wynterborne, Sinister Ego, & Jameson., Saturday, May 7, 1 p.m., $25-$60. Clubhouse Music Venue, 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe, 480-968-3238.

GG Allin's Murder Junkies: With Christfucker, Mongoloids, Rotten Youth & Awful Noise., Thursday, May 12, 7 p.m., $10. Chasers Bar & Night Club, 8005 E. Roosevelt St., Scottsdale, 480-945-4985.

Torche: With Big Business & Thrones., Tuesday, Aug. 9, 8 p.m., $12. Martini Ranch, 7295 E. Stetson Dr., Scottsdale, 480-970-0500.

Winter's Bone- Music From the Film Peformed Live: Marideth Sisco, Blackberry Winter, Bo Brown, Van Colbert, Dennis Crider, Tedi May, and Linda Stoffe performing music from Winter's Bone., Wednesday, June 8, 7:30 p.m., $20-$22. Piper Repertory Theater at Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, 480-644-6500.

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