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Towers ‘II’ LP/DD 2014

14th March 2014 at 10:31 am

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Providing further evidence that Oregon is literally built upon an ancient Indian burial ground, yet another otherworldly and insanely heavy band comes forth proclaiming Oregon as their home state. Of course, there’s already Yob, Norska, Lumbar, Lord Dying, Red Fang, Unsea, Atriarch, and a…
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PRIZEHOG: Third LP From Celestial Space Sludge Trio Streaming At The Obelisk

4th March 2014 at 10:16 am

Prizehog - Photo by James Rexroad

Portland’s celestial space sludge trio, PRIZEHOG this week celebrates the release of their mammoth third full-length as outsider horde, Eolian Empire, unveils the supernova of creativity that is Re-Unvent The Whool. Admired rock/doom underground online nucleus, The Obelisk, is now hosting a stream of…
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GRAVES AT SEA: Portland Doom Derelicts To Unveil This Place Is Poison Vinyl EP Via Eolian Empire

26th February 2014 at 10:43 am

Graves At Sea - Photo by James Rexroad

Following a lengthy dormancy, notorious doom derelicts, GRAVES AT SEA, rise again! Now based in Portland and buoyed by a killer new rhythm section, the band will drop the This Place Is Poison twelve-inch EP upon the living this Spring via the volume dealers…
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WHORES & RABBITS Double-Team The Cure On New Split EP

22nd February 2014 at 1:20 pm

Whores / Rabbits - Split - Artwork

East (Coast) meets West (Coast) in noise rock: WHORES and RABBITS joined together in misanthropy and misery. And what better material to manifest their unwavering rage than that of The Cure? WHORES crushes “Jumping Someone Else’s Train,” taking said train on a insanely heavy…
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PRIZEHOG: Portland Trio Transmits Noxious Mutant Mantra Via Decibel Magazine

18th February 2014 at 7:04 pm

Prizehog - Photo by James Rexroad

Portland, Oregon’s PRIZEHOG is a swine like no other; a beast which rather than simply residing in its own excrement awaiting a reservation with the bacon-maker instead delivers an unclassifiable battery of intoxicated, celestial sludge thunder. This pig has been cross-bred with other varieties…
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PRIZEHOG: Eolian Empire Prepares To Release Third LP From Celestial Space Sludge Trio

14th February 2014 at 3:20 pm

Prizehog - Photo by James Rexroad

PRIZEHOG, the massive, mind-bending Portland, by way of the Bay Area trio, exists on their own cosmic plane. Combining meditative grooves, punishing sludge, dazzling melodies, ultra-heavy psych, and crunchy riffs aplenty using a baffling and impossibly cryptic calculus, the outfit has created its own…
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TOWERS II Is The Gnarliest Thing You Will Hear Today; Confirm This At The Obelisk

12th February 2014 at 12:01 pm

Towers - Photo by James Rexroad

Portland’s apocalyptic bass-and-drums duo TOWERS, officially unloads their gruesome sophomore LP, II, via the Eolian Empire den of depravity, with cult rock underworld portal, The Obelisk, opening a gateway into their structural hellishness. Through their creeped-out style of grimy, sludge/noise-coated, oscillating madness, the Portland,…
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TOWERS: New Noise From Punishing Duo Creeping Folks Out Via Cvlt Nation

1st February 2014 at 11:09 am

Towers - Photo by James Rexroad

‘Hell‘ is here, as the opening track to the second LP from Portland’s apocalyptic bass-and-drums duo TOWERS, II, is now audible at the Cvlt Nation portal. Filthily disbursing a completely creeped-out style of grimy, sludge/noise-coated, oscillating madness, the Portland, Oregon-based gruesome bass-and-drums twosome known…
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TOWERS: Eolian Empire Gets Second LP By Apocalyptic Bass-And-Drums Duo Ready To Rage

24th January 2014 at 2:37 pm

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The second LP from Portland’s apocalyptic bass-and-drums duo TOWERS, aptly titled II, will be released next month as part of Eolian Empire’s continuing mission to foist the great unwashed Portland heavy underground on a now suspecting public. TOWERS formed in 2010 after the demise…
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Rabbits ‘SOS (Singles, Other Shit)’ CS/DD 2013

14th January 2014 at 9:00 am

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Rabbits’ new tape ‘SOS (Singles, Other Shit)‘ is a handy overview of one of the premier underground noise acts – in fact, it plays as though they are doing a label-showcase for Sub Pop in 1990 or Earache in 92. They present their most…
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