wbLast year’s darlings at Homegrown New Band Night were no fluke; Wolf Blood is indeed that brutal — “brutal” as in: smack-your-face loud rock and roll, amps on fire, packed house, broken glass, cops-breaking-up-the-party brutal. Mike Messina and Mindy Johnson provide the guitar howl while Brian Wells’ bass and Jake Paulsrud’s drums measure out the bite. Their seven-song cassette of riff-heavy doom metal was released in February.

12am Fri 5/2 | R.T. Quinlan’s