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The Jesus Lizard Thursday, Oct. 22


The sons of Godzilla return to Portland, but will 49-year-old frontman David Yow still get naked?

[AMERICAN GLADIATORS] In the ’90s, Chicago’s the Jesus Lizard earned its reputation as “the best live band anywhere.” It also recorded half a dozen noise rock albums full of menace and wild creativity. The band combined the cacophony, sweat and swagger of Nick Ca...   More
 
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 by NATHAN CARSON

The Jesus Lizard Thursday, Oct. 22

The sons of Godzilla return to Portland, but will 49-year-old frontman David Yow still get naked?


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[AMERICAN GLADIATORS] In the ’90s, Chicago’s the Jesus Lizard earned its reputation as “the best live band anywhere.” It also recorded half a dozen noise rock albums full of me ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 NATHAN CARSON

Primer: The Accüsed


Formed:
1981 in Oak Harbor, Wash. (but widely considered as being from Seattle).Latest release:
This year’s The Curse of Martha Splatterhead, featuring exactly one original member (guitarist Tom Niemeyer), but produced by Billy Anderson (Melvins, L7, Neurosis, Mr. Bungle, et al.) and issued on Southern Lord Records. Most of its 14 tracks clock in at under two minut...   More
 
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 by NATHAN CARSON

Primer: The Accüsed


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Formed:1981 in Oak Harbor, Wash. (but widely considered as being from Seattle).Latest release:This year’s The Curse of Martha Splatterhead, featuring exactly one original member (guitarist Tom N ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 NATHAN CARSON

Mongoloid Village Mongoloid Village


[STONE-AGE ROCK] Don't let the name fool you: Portland quartet Mongoloid Village delivers a stunningly mature and well-played set of heavy rock tunes on its new eponymous EP. The sound instantly recalls a lot of great “Pigfuck” music from the '90s, particularly Chicago heavyweights Jesus Lizard, but MV fills out its sound with doses of epic stoner metal (frontman “Fester” h...   More
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 by NATHAN CARSON

Mongoloid Village Mongoloid Village


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[STONE-AGE ROCK] Don’t let the name fool you: Portland quartet Mongoloid Village delivers a stunningly mature and well-played set of heavy rock tunes on its new eponymous EP. The sound instantly ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 NATHAN CARSON

Lickity


Lickity's electro-party-punk was kind of an accident. No one's complaining.

[JELL-O SHOT ROCK] Tom Potts likes to wrap electrical tape around his head onstage. Potts, who has gone by the stage name T$ (pronounced “T money”) in various bands for about 30 years, sings through two mics, plays bass and several analog synths as frontman for Portland's Lickity. But he says the...   More
 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 by NATHAN CARSON

Lickity

Lickity’s electro-party-punk was kind of an accident. No one’s complaining.


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[JELL-O SHOT ROCK] Tom Potts likes to wrap electrical tape around his head onstage. Potts, who has gone by the stage name T$ (pronounced “T money”) in various bands for about 30 years, sin ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 NATHAN CARSON

Punk’s Not Dead


“People have told me we were one of the first U.S. bands to add metal influences to our music,” says Dan Cunneen, the Seattle-based drummer for recently reunited Portland hardcore Final Warning. The group formed in 1982 and recorded an eponymous E.P. heavy on gang vocals, d-beats and chorus-effected guitar chords in 1984 (re-released on the Southern Lord Records’ collection PD...   More
 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 by NATHAN CARSON

Punk’s Not Dead

Final Warning returns to Portland after a 22-year hiatus.


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“People have told me we were one of the first U.S. bands to add metal influences to our music,” says Dan Cunneen, the Seattle-based drummer for recently reunited Portland hardcore Final Wa ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 NATHAN CARSON
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