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In anticipation of their imminent album release, Vancouver’s favourite destructive DIY duo, HEDKS, have released a teaser track from their upcoming effort, Smiling On The Outside. Entitled “SIX,” the song shows the band delving into more dynamic territory, yet remaining just as dissonant and pissed off as we’ve come to love them

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NINA CHWELOS Shop: Sticks & Stones, Chinatown Fine lines, exquisite details, beautiful precision are some of the words that come to mind when look the tattoos of Nina Chewelos. To say that I love her work is an understatement. She has done one piece on me so far that not only

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Acid King, with We Hunt Buffalo, and Bort April 20th, 2018 – The Astoria, Vancouver, BC I got to the venue just in time to catch the tail-end of Bort’s set. I hadn’t seen them before, but I had noticed a fair amount of people talking about them recently, as they

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I watch a lot of music videos for my job, and it’s rare that one catches me by surprise and keeps me riveted throughout. But this video from Vancouver’s debauched punks BRASS is fucking rad. It takes the piss at the same time as it gives you that sick, sinking

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Last year I got to see HERON live for the first time, and I was super stoked to find yet another local band to get into! They make heavy, melodic and cathartic sounds that cross genre lines from moment to moment; one minute doom, another sludge, and then sailing into

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February 14th, 2018 – The Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC I finally got to see Eyehategod. I finally got to see Eyehategod. Seriously, words can’t afford to convey how momentous this was to me. Undisputed pioneers of sludge, they’ve shaped most of contemporary music that I appreciate subtly if not overtly.

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