Quite possibly the only band that's ever released split records with both Napalm Death and the Get-Up Kids, Kansas City's Coalesce released their first studio album in a decade earlier this year. Ox delivers all the art-metal power that title implieseven if it lacks the groove factor of the outfit's still-killer Led Zep covers disc. With Coliseum, A Storm of Light, My Skull Your Closet, and Tournament.
Wed., Dec. 30, 8 p.m., 2009
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