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Portland is our adult Disneyland, mainly because of the plethora of amazing bands that pop up in this PNW town like magic mushrooms! OVER is a band that formed in 2016 and they make post-punk/anarcho-punk/death rock that we’re swooning over. Today we’re excited to share their latest digital-only release, “Amateur Predator.”

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NINE – MESMUR S Read full interview HERE. S by Mesmur   EIGHT – FUOCO FATUO Back Water Fuoco Fatuo (meaning “will-o’-the-wisp” in Italian) have truly come a long way, from their humble beginnings as a “provincial” Italian sludge band (in the vein of Eyehategod/Grief) to becoming the visionary funeral (death)-doom

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Hailing from Portland, Oregon, Usnea appeared in the extreme doom/death scene fairly recently, releasing their self-titled debut album back in 2013. It did not take long for them to be noticed by Relapse, which put out their sophomore record Random Cosmic Violence the following year. Even though their second album

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Text & Photos: Bobby Cochran In its second year running, Psycho Las Vegas has become THE premiere metal gathering in the United States, drawing worldwide performers and fans alike. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is a surprisingly ideal venue for this jam-packed, expertly-curated festival, with three different sized venues

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Usnea shares basic traits with its namesake. The lichen is neither fungus nor alga. Usnea is neither doom metal nor black metal. The grey-green plant grows its branches slowly. Usnea’s protracted songs tell wandering stories that veer off the funerary path. Juxtaposing abrasiveness with gentleness, their dirges profess a full

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Text and Photos: Colton Bills Saturday was the night I was looking forward to the most – I knew I’d get to see He Whose Ox is Gored from Seattle, Usnea from Portland and Power Trip from Austin Texas. He Whose Ox Is Gored is just a great band all around. They

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