9/9: Metal, Monsters and Must-See Comedy

Metal Mania: Swedish metal band Katatonia make their U.S. return tonight at the Troc. The band will join Swallow the Sun and Orphaned Land for a hell-raising, head-banging screaming night. Click here to score a signed Mayones guitar from the band or here to purchase VIP tickets for your chance to meet Katatonia tonight. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, $16-$39, 7:30 p.m.

Cheap Laughs: From the late-night rounds, Comedy Central Presents and a regular guest on Chelsea Lately, John Caparulo is sure to make Philly crack-up tonight. The funny man and recent commentator on G4’s The International Sexy Ladies Show will be in town through Saturday. If you can’t afford tickets, pick up Caparaulo’s album, John Caparulo: Meet Cap. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, $20, 8 p.m.

Zombie Night: The gruesome electro-pop duo Rainbow Destroyer invades No Libs spot, Ruba Hall, tonight. As part of 2010’s Philly Fringe, zombies, glitter and blood make up this late night karaoke gathering. Whether you come alive or dead, jump on the mic and sing along to catchy tunes about what else--death, of course. Ruba Hall, 414 Green Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19123, $10, 11:45 p.m.

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