Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-637-1-.html Fri, 24 Oct 14 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 Tragic Inspiration - The inimitable sound and admirable ideals of the local hardcore legends you've never heard of. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6267-tragic_inspiration_the_inimitable_sound_and_admirable_ideals_of_the_local_hardcore_legends_youve_nev.html Down On The Corner, Out In The Street - How street performing earned one local man spare change—and an unwanted part in <i>Rent</i>. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6224-down_on_the_corner_out_in_the_street_how_street_performing_earned_one_local_man_spare_changemdashand.html Broken Record - Riot Cop finds itself in bad company on a new punk comp http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6679-broken_record_riot_cop_finds_itself_in_bad_company_on_a_new_punk_comp.html Clit Ripper, In Front Of The Kids (Torn to Pieces) - Clit Ripper's latest is right on—except for those poorly chosen names. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7047-clit_ripper_in_front_of_the_kids_%28torn_to_pieces%29_clit_rippers_latest_is_right_onmdashexcept_for.html Grey Metal - Agalloch, Portland's greatest metal band, lurks in the shadows of the Pacific Northwest. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5859-grey_metal_agalloch_portlands_greatest_metal_band_lurks_in_the_shadows_of_the_pacific_northwest.html Shifting Gears - Jammin' 95.5 radio host PK gets outta the PlayHouse and into the bike lane. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5858-shifting_gears_jammin_955_radio_host_pk_gets_outta_the_playhouse_and_into_the_bike_lane.html Dried Out - Drunken Boat sobers up in the name of fans and goodwill. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7080-dried_out_drunken_boat_sobers_up_in_the_name_of_fans_and_goodwill.html Music Art Resource Collective Body Art Benefit - A music benefit celebrates bare vampire breasts—and painted human ones. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6607-music_art_resource_collective_body_art_benefit_a_music_benefit_celebrates_bare_vampire_breastsmdasha.html Clorox Girls, J'aime Les Filles (BYO Records) - Clorox Girls' latest release uses covers to get you under theirs. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6812-clorox_girls_jaime_les_filles_%28byo_records%29_clorox_girls_latest_release_uses_covers_to_get_you_u.html Goregon Massacre Festival, Friday & Saturday, June 22 & 23 - PDX's second annual blood summit marks it capital of the undead nation. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7178-goregon_massacre_festival_friday_saturday_june_22_23_pdxs_second_annual_blood_summit_marks_it_capita.html The Shiny Things Sunday, Aug. 12 - Local four-piece kicks listeners into motion with a brand new pair of feet. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7420-the_shiny_things_sunday_aug_12_local_four_piece_kicks_listeners_into_motion_with_a_brand_new_pair_of.html LKN, Postulate II (Greyday) - LKN's fifth release comes closest yet to capturing its creator. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7078-lkn_postulate_ii_%28greyday%29_lkns_fifth_release_comes_closest_yet_to_capturing_its_creator.html A Place Where Nothing Changes - The Obituaries are back—with a decreased risk of suicide. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7389-a_place_where_nothing_changes_the_obituaries_are_backmdashwith_a_decreased_risk_of_suicide.html Courting the Wombstretched - Investigating the dating allure of the most vulgar rap duo in Portland, Wombstretcha the Magnificent. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6584-courting_the_wombstretched_investigating_the_dating_allure_of_the_most_vulgar_rap_duo_in_portland_wo.html It's Their Prerogative - As Sleater-Kinney moves on, two older, wiser fans weigh in. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5914-its_their_prerogative_as_sleater_kinney_moves_on_two_older_wiser_fans_weigh_in.html Shanghaied - A visit to Portland's shady places with Kiss Bank and company. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6468-shanghaied_a_visit_to_portlands_shady_places_with_kiss_bank_and_company.html The Obituaries - 1 am, Ash Street Saloon. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7514-the_obituaries_1_am_ash_street_saloon.html Oakhelm, Aug. 10 at Kelly’s Olympian - To Oakhelm: Thanks for making black metal fun, sweethearts. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7439-oakhelm_aug_10_at_kellyrss_olympian_to_oakhelm_thanks_for_making_black_metal_fun_sweethearts.html Do The Plan R - The Portland punks are going away, but their moves are here to stay. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5228-do_the_plan_r_the_portland_punks_are_going_away_but_their_moves_are_here_to_stay.html Hey Lover, Hey Lover (Hovercraft Productions) - Hey Lover's all fun and games until somebody plays Kill the Arab. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6780-hey_lover_hey_lover_%28hovercraft_productions%29_hey_lovers_all_fun_and_games_until_somebody_plays_k.html TRIPLE AXL - Portland's GNR tribute sees the "real" thing and out reals it. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6403-triple_axl_portlands_gnr_tribute_sees_the_real_thing_and_out_reals_it.html Black Metal In Pink Tights - For 10 years JonnyX and the Groadies have managed to stay underground with one of the most spectacular shows around. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5768-black_metal_in_pink_tights_for_10_years_jonnyx_and_the_groadies_have_managed_to_stay_underground_wit.html Wrecking Crew - A songwriting ride-along with the madwoman behind LKN. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5565-wrecking_crew_a_songwriting_ride_along_with_the_madwoman_behind_lkn.html Rabbits, April 8 at Tube - Christ returns to Tube to wreak vengeance with vorpal Rabbits. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6841-rabbits_april_8_at_tube_christ_returns_to_tube_to_wreak_vengeance_with_vorpal_rabbits.html Sideshow - Local bands make hard-earned new fans at Warped Tour. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5837-sideshow_local_bands_make_hard_earned_new_fans_at_warped_tour.html Night Of The Beast - A metalhead's guide to the most unholy night of the century. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5670-night_of_the_beast_a_metalheads_guide_to_the_most_unholy_night_of_the_century.html Menomena, The Thermals, The Bustling Townships, May 11 at Cleveland High School - Benefit proves that schools can still rock 'n' roll. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7007-menomena_the_thermals_the_bustling_townships_may_11_at_cleveland_high_school_benefit_proves_that_sch.html Sprockettes Invitational - Spandex joins two nations at Portland's first international bike danceoff. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6265-sprockettes_invitational_spandex_joins_two_nations_at_portlands_first_international_bike_danceoff.html The Quitter - Why Portland's most prolific punk would rather play the suburbs than become a star. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6775-the_quitter_why_portlands_most_prolific_punk_would_rather_play_the_suburbs_than_become_a_star.html The Ones, The Ones (Wax Vaccine) - The Ones elicit love, hate and something in between. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-6949-the_ones_the_ones_%28wax_vaccine%29_the_ones_elicit_love_hate_and_something_in_between.html