Between the Buried and Me at Emo’s. “Coma Ecliptic,” the progressive metal band’s 2015 release, is an expansive rock opera that follows the mental explorations of an unidentified protagonist trapped in a coma. A dynamic journey leading to a (spoiler alert) seize the day awakening, the album moves through a broad range of emotional changes while never losing the band’s characteristic intensity. August Burns Red and Good Tiger open. $24. Doors at 5:30 p.m. 2015 E. Riverside Drive. emosaustin.com. — D.S.S.
Also: North Carolina’s trailer-trashiest trio of all, Southern Culture on the Skids, pulls into the Continental Club for the first show of a five-night run. … Seattle-via-Michigan indie musician and photographer Benoit Pioulard plays indoors at the Mohawk with Symbol and Cinders.