WHAT A FUCKIN MONTH IT'S BEEN!
I saw 44 bands at 13 shows at 11 venues.
January 1: High On Fire, Archons, Sean Smith: The New Parish, Oakland, CA
January 2: Badr Vogu, Mindless, Reivers, Hesitation Wounds: Hazmat, Oakland, CA
January 6: Cervix, Acephalix, Neurotoxicty: Hazmat, Oakland, CA
January 7: Owl plays Victory Warehouse w/ Lecherous Gaze, Pigs, Hightower, Thea
January 8: Walken, Cuthroats 9, Moses: El Rio, SF
January 10: Babies, Tenement, Huff Stuff Magazine: Ghost Town, Oakland
January 14: Lazy Dogs, Power, Desperate Hours, Bellicose Minds, Ratface: Swamp
January 16: Neurosis, Saviours, US Christmas: GAMH
Janaury 20: Iron Lung, Acephalix, No Statik, Merdoso: Sub-Mission
January 21: Drunken Hardcore, Voetsek, Plutocracy, Brutal Truth: Gilman
January 26: Arctic Flowers, Surrender, Alaric, Verraterisch, Neon Piss: Hazmat
January 28: Merdoso, Mundo Muerto, Desperate Hours, Ratface, Dopecharge
HERE: My review of this show for the MRR website
January 29: Ratface, Desperate Hours, Mundo Muerto, Ripper, Lecherous Gaze: Born Dead Bar