Bryan
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Bryan

Photographer for SF Sludge and artist for Natvres Mortes Illvstration.

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Apocalyptic BluesDoomPhotographySludge

On the evening of November 17, 2012, heavy music legends Neurosis played their hometown of Oakland in celebration of their tenth studio album called Honor Found In Decay. Neurosis also invited along Portland doom trio Yob, and the Canadian heavy metal band Voivod. Oakland’s Fox Theater was packed to the

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Apocalyptic BluesDoomGrindcoreHardcorePhotographyReviews

During the month of July 2012, San Francisco’s Wreck & Reference and LA’s Doctorshopper made a short run of the West Coast of the United States. In January, Doctorshopper self-released “Degenerate Utopia” on their Cult of Melancholia imprint, an art and music collective from the Los Angeles area. In April,

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Apocalyptic BluesAvant GardeBlack Metal

Two months ago, I sent Jenks Miller, mastermind behind the band Horseback, a series of questions relating to nearly every aspect of the project. The interview was so large, it had to be broken into two parts. It is with great pleasure that I bring you the conclusion to this

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Avant GardeBlack MetalReviews

Last year, San Francisco’s Bosse-de-Nage released one of my favorite albums of 2012. The follow up to their self-titled debut, simply called “ii” was a compelling mix of black metal, post rock and indie rock. Drawing heavily from the 90s post rock outfit Slint as well as black metal, Bosse-de-Nage

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Apocalyptic BluesDoomPhotographySludge

Last Tuesday, the reunited influential stoner doom band Sleep returned to their hometown of Oakland to play the massive Fox Theater. Since splitting in the 90s, bassist Al Cisneros and guitarist Matt Pike have experienced success with their new bands Om and High On Fire respectively. Yet over timeā‰¤ Sleep’s

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PhotographySludge

Baroness are on the precipice of rock stardom, which is something that today is almost a novelty. To see a band claw their way up from the underground is truly inspiring. Baroness have worked tirelessly and toured endlessly over the years and it’s all about to pay off. Baroness have

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