Blending garage rock, chillcore and psychedelia, Portland rock group Blood Beach
is out with a musical vendetta straight from Hell. The band’s story begins in modern times, as humans blindly live out the end days to be followed by the Bible’s prophesied apocalypse. Battling hoards of Christian militants in the fight of evil vs. good, the devil sends “his favorite band of psychotic, LSD-soaked, metaphysically amorphous androids” to recruit children via drugs and rock ’n’ roll to join Satan’s ranks. Along with provoking children’s inner demons at live shows, the band has cut a new record, The Return of the Curse of the Creature’s Ghost
. To fulfill your role in the holy war, see Blood Beach on Thursday, March 22, at Christy’s on the Square (96 Old Courthouse Square, Santa Rosa; 9pm; $5; 707.528.8565) and Saturday, March 24, at the Last Record Store (1899-A Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa; 1pm; free; 707.525.1963).