A free champagne toast is kind of a given (a classy, much-appreciated given) at any NYE throwdown in town worth its own salt. But preempt that free champagne toast with a lineup of noisemakers (the joyously distorted, fuzzy rock ‘n’ roll kind)
and you’ll be holding that plastic champagne flute overhead while thrashing your face off.
[Mon 12.31.12. 3 Harvard Ave., Allston. 9pm/21+/$10. @ObriensPub02134. @BEWARETHEDANGER. obrienspubboston.com]