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Photos: Taylor Ferguson On April 21st, 2018, the Astoria was fucking rocking because the Almighty DOPETHRONE was in town and they did not disappoint!!! From the moment they took the stage, they were kicking out the JAMS!!! Our local hellions HASHTEROID had us all amazed with their SICK set…and both KOMA

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Last month, a bunch of Vancouver’s heavy music devotees from across the spectrum packed into one of our favorite venues, Antisocial Skate Shop, to witness the utter sonic destruction that is TRIUMVIR FOUL. It was the 5th edition of the A Night of Death & Doom series, and it featured

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Photos: Taylor Ferguson Antisocial Skate Shop is one of my favorite venues in Vancouver. It’s small enough to feel intimate, but big enough to let you breathe, even when it’s packed with people like it was a few weeks back for the ultimate underground local show: BAPTISTS and PASSIVE. It’s

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Photos: Taylor Ferguson On September 10th, I tore myself away early from a wedding reception’s open bar to head down to the Astoria for my second MONOLORD show in just over a month. I saw them destroy the Shakedown in Bellingham at the beginning of their North American tour alongside SWEAT LODGE, and as

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Photos by Taylor Ferguson It’s always a bit of a bummer when the headliner has to drop off a bill. When the promoter is taking the approach of incorporating local acts to round out a show, it’s inspiring when a certain balance is achieved. Doubly so when the show is

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Sumac is a band that has gotten a ton of attention since their inception in 2014, and for good reason. Their debut, The Deal, was released on Profound Lore, and they have toured extensively since its release. They are embarking on a west coast tour that opens on Thursday this

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