Thanksgiving is still a fortnight away, but metal fans can feast on a cornucopia of cool concerts next week. And to think, this list doesn't even include the Nov. 19 Skeletonwitch show we're previewing in next week's issue!

Thanksgiving is still a fortnight away, but metal fans can feast on a cornucopia of cool concerts next week. And to think, this list doesn't even include the Nov. 19 Skeletonwitch show we're previewing in next week's issue!

Cannibal Corpse

7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, at Skully's

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Openers: Dying Fetus, Vital Remains, Devourment

Why? You passed up the Scion Rock Fest headliners last March, but AMC's "The Walking Dead" has you in a zombie-friendly mood. Or, like the zombies, you're simply a die-hard.

Priestess

8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Skully's

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Openers: Naam, Lo-Pan

Why? You prefer psychedelics to amphetamines.

Overkill

7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Newport

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Openers: Forbidden, Evile, Gama Bomb, Bonded By Blood

Why? You want to celebrate 25 years going strong from these old-school New Jersey thrashers at their latest "Killfest."

D.R.I.

7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Newport

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Openers: Salvage, Deadsea, Locusta

Why? You missed the veteran thrash-punk powerhouse at Scion Rock Fest while checking out other acts - or you saw them, and you can't wait for more.