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SXSW: Friday's music picks of official shows: Metallica, Devo, Kid Sister

March 20, 2009 |  6:20 pm

Lars of Metallica who will be playing Stubbs for SXSW Tonight's picks include the biggest band in metal, Hole's former bassist, Dinosaur Jr. in a courtyard and the masters of de-evolution.

Silversun Pickups at Stubb's, 8 p.m.
Shiny Toy Guns at Bat Bar, 8 p.m.
Dananananaykroyd at La Zona Rosa, 8:30 p.m.
I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness at the Parish, 9 p.m.
Metallica at Stubb's, 9:30 p.m.
Ironweed at Room 710, 10 p.m.
The Airborne Toxic Event at Aces Lounge, 11 p.m.
P.O.S. at Buffalo Billiards, 11 p.m.
Lonely Dear at Habana Calle 6 Patio, 11 p.m.
Honey Sac at the Elysium, 11 p.m.
Doug Benson at Esther's Follies, 11:10 p.m.
The Woggles at Red Eye Fly, 11:25 p.m.
Glasvegas at La Zona Rosa, 11:30 p.m.
Grizzly Bear at Cedar Street Courtyard, 11:45 p.m.
St. Vincent at Antone's, midnight
Devo at Austin Music Hall, midnight
Lady Sovereign at Club de Ville, midnight
Melissa Auf der Maur at El Sol y La Luna, midnight
Japanther at Headhunters, midnight
Wallpaper at Beauty Bar backyard, 12:30 a.m.
Dinosaur Jr. at Cedar Street Courtyard, 12:45 a.m.
Kid Sister at Club de Ville, 1 a.m.
Busdriver at Back Alley Social, 1:15 a.m.

-- Tony Pierce

Photo of Lars Ulrich of Metallica during a sitdown with Todd Martens where he talked about a variety of topics including who are the new metal gods. Check back in with Pop & Hiss on Monday for the video interview with the Metallica drummer. Photo credit: Tony Pierce