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Each year, the Cat-Chella benefit show raises funds for a different animal welfare beneficiary. This Thursday at Holoscene you can see four of Portland’s best post-punk bands while supporting Portland Animal Welfare Team! PAW Team’s mission is to provide free veterinary care to the pets of homeless owners and those

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I should start by saying that I am not very cultured. I’m, in the immortal words of Bobby De Niro in Casino, “another dumb fucking white man.” I’m a blonde haired, blue eyed, barrel chested, six foot two inch, sports-watching, burger-eating, Bud-drinking patriot (who just happens to be a blue

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Total Attack this year was an absolute blast. Total Attack is Australia’s premiere underground punk and metal festival that over the years has stayed true to it’s DIY ethos. It is run by Richard and Isabella of NGM Records although there are no profits here… all proceeds from ticket sales

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As most readers are currently planning the rest of their summer fest season, we’ve got another curve ball flying at your eardrums straight from the shadowy underbelly of punk’s dominion. Oakland’s Near Dark Fest 2 has just been announced and tickets are flying off the…website fast. Last year’s fest saw

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Text and Photos: Bobby Cochran Since the birth of Norwegian Black Metal, heavy music has grown up a bit, moving beyond modern Satanism and branching out to embrace European Paganism, among other things.  Album covers featuring dusky forests and snowy mountaintops, ancient runic symbols and icons of ancient earth religions have

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I may have stretched this article a bit too long. The whole goddamn thing could be summed up in one word if we’re being honest: SLAYER. The California thrash metal goliaths crafted and defined the genre perhaps more than any other band, and on their final world tour these titans

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