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Black Heart Procession 

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Just in time for Halloween, the Black Heart Procession — a trudging rock Frankenstein built from parts of the bands Three Mile Pilot, Modest Mouse and Album Leaf — is back with a new album of haunting gloom and doom. The unwavering BHP aesthetic, somewhere between Cormac McCarthy's post-apocalypse and a mischievous carnival road show, is nothing if not thorough, starting with the spot-on band handle and on to the funereal piano melodies, steadily crawling bass lines and lyrics about betrayed love, sung in a baritone drone by a guy called Pall. October release Six (Temporary Residence) resumes the San Diego band's early numeric trend (its first three albums went by the names 1, 2 and 3), but it's a more natural sequel to 2006's The Spell, with a sweeping, swirling sound that incorporates bits of its sonic antecedents while conjuring a new brand of black magic. The Mumlers, vintage waltz crooners from San Jose, open the Left Coast luau. Tickets $10. — Noah Bonaparte Pais

Black Heart Procession

10 p.m. Sun., Oct. 25

One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St., 569-8361; www.oneeyedjacks.net

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