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Dave Cantrell puts together a huge, several-day lineup of darkwave/postpunk/deathrock/darkpunk/shoegaze/synthpop/etc and related bands from as near and far as possible, ranging from heavy hitters to the obscure. Fittingly, it’s known as the Out From The Shadows Festival, and this was the third year running! I was absolutely devastated when I missed

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Unholy beast – WITCH VOMIT is yet another PDX band that can’t be fucked with! Their songs are Mack trucks that will drive over the skulls of anyone that stands in their way! On June 30th, their debut record entitled Poisoned Blood comes out via 20 Buck Spin. I can say

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Portland is home to a growing amount of post punk gems, the likes of which the Internet is only so aware. It’s nothing out of the ordinary here to attend an affordable show with new bands only just hitting your radar who end up completely blowing you away. The best example of this

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It’s hard to believe that The Creature is only the second album from the Bellicose Minds. In the six years since the Portland band released their Buzz or Howl Sessions cassette in 2010, the band has built a steady reputation of being one of the best bands playing in the

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Portland is home to several different postpunk/darkwave bands of varying styles, many of which end up getting overshadowed by one another. Murderbait is an underrated yet highly established and deliciously dark outfit featuring Casey and Jason of Shadowlands (who you may remember from this year’s Out From The Shadows II). Their

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Shout out to my brother Johnny, who gave me one of the raddest books in my collection – The Mammoth Book of Skulls. How could he go wrong, it has both “mammoth” and “skulls” in the title; he knows me well. Anyway, it’s a great source of inspiration for what

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