If any band screams holiday masquerade, it's definitely the

Dresden Dolls

. The Boston punk-cabaret duo consists of New Wave theater-kid/pianist

Amanda Palmer

and heavy-metal drummer

Brian Viglione

, and they appeal to everyone in-between, touring with Nine Inch Nails, Panic! at the Disco, and the gay-friendly True Colors tour with Cyndi Lauper and Deborah Harry. Dress in your finest to hear new songs from Palmer's upcoming solo album, "Who Killed Amanda Palmer?"

Fillmore at the TLA, 334 South St., 8 tonight, $25, 215-922-1011, www.livenation.com.

- Sara Sherr