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Bristling post-hardcore that packs more melody into its guitars than its vocals, the three songs on Chisel‘s Sunburn 7-inch follow in the jagged tradition of bands like Jawbox. It’s educated noise too: The punchiest of the tunes takes its title from one of T.S. Eliot’s “Four Quartets.” With Paint and Malacca Stone at 8:30 p.m. at the Black Cat, 1831 14th St. NW. $5. (202) 667-7960. (Mark Jenkins)