Please enjoy Symphony X while perusing these events:
Friday 13 January 2012: a total metalfest at Electric Ladyland, with Ruinist, Caymul, Damcyan, The Parlour Shootout, Beheading the King, Thirty30, and Ruinist headlining.
Che Cafe has a bunch of shows coming up, AND they're trying not to close. If ever you buy a ticket and get in there, now's the time.
Wednesday 22 February 2012: Symphony X, Iced Earth and Warbringer at House of Blues San Diego.