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BLACKNESS—The sky is dark, and the floodgates of Northwest rain have opened, creating the perfect environment to summon forth Wolves in the Throne Room. From a fabled farm compound, the Olympia band channels the energy around us into a rampage of black metal that might stop you from caring whether the sun ever returns. MS
w/Tragedy, Druden; Branx, 320 SE 2nd, 9 pm, $11-13, all ages

OUTSIDE—Dealing with all sorts of heavy topics, Outside In's second-annual Outside the Frame event showcases short films made by young filmmakers who have experienced homelessness. Hosted by fancy-pants director Todd Haynes (I'm Not There, Mildred Pierce), this free screening gives an important platform to that all-too-rare artist: filmmakers who actually have something to say. EH
Gerding Theater at the Armory, 128 NW 11th, 7 pm, FREE