Summoning slow metal, drone and dirge from the Pacific Northwest, Seattle post-grunge survivor EARTH returns Wed., APRIL 30, in support of its latest full-length, The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull (Southern Lord). With this go-round the group, under the direction of founding member Dylan Carlson, moves deeper into the realms of gospel and Americana influences while adopting improv, psychedelic rock and jazz leanings. Madeline and Fur Elise open. $10. 9 p.m. The Earl, 488 Flat Shoals Road. 404-522-3950. www.badearl.com.