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[7 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Photos hardcore San Jose style with Dolores at the Back Bar SoFA Street Fair

San Jose hardcore band Dolores performing at the Back Bar in San Jose on the very first Spring Edition of the SoFA Street Fair on Sunday April 24 in downtown San Jose.

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[4 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Photos South Bay punks the Forgotten at the Ritz SoFA Street Fair

SoFA Street Fair Spring, SoFA Fest, san jose, punk,the forgotten,street punk, the ritz,Veni Vidi Vici

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[4 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Photos epic instrumental post-rock with Drawing Heaven at the SoFA Street Fair

Melodic riffs weave a textured musical landscape as the trio, along with bass player Joshua Torrez, ripped through their catalog of epic instrumental post-rock in the cavernous, brick walled Heroes Martial Arts studio on First street.

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[4 May 2016 | No Comment | ]
Photos electro-industrial groove metal with Klank at the Back Bar SoFa Street Fair

San Jose electronic industrial metal band Klank performing at the Back Bar in San Jose on the very first Spring Edition of the SoFA Street Fair on Sunday April 24 in downtown San Jose.

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[28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Brainoil live at the Maximum Rock ‘n’ Roll festival Oakland Metro

Maximum Rock ‘n’ Roll’s ‘Still not quiet on the Western Front’ fest, featuring over thirty DIY bands with shows in San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. Iron Lung, and Brainoil co headlined a raucous evening which also saw openers Strange Faces, Permanent Ruin,and Communion of Thieves bring the unwashed Oakland crowd into a violent frenzy in preparation for the elder statesmen of the underground

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[8 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Live Review Dark Star Orchestra do it with the lights on in Berkeley at UC Theater

Dark Star Orchestra kicked off their three night run at the newly remodeled UC Theater in downtown Berkeley on Thursday. This was the band’ s first performances in Berkeley but also the first performance at the newly re-modeled UC Theater!

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[27 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Album Review Agoraphobic Nosebleed new EP Arc designed to decimate your total being

The first in a series of four EPs Agoraphobic Nosebleed ‘Arc’ (2016 Relapse) is no grind affair, “designed to decimate your total being,” and it’s fucking brilliant.

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[27 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Album Review after a 6 year hiatus Magrudergrind releases II on Relapse

Magrudergrind II is the trio’s first full length in six years, and their debut for Relapse Records, Chock full of palm muted riffage, machine gun drums, and vocalist Avi Kulawy topping it all of with a throat bleeding good performance, II stands tall a midst a sea of imitators, it’s the real fuckin’ thing.

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[27 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Album Review Seven Sisters of Sleep debut Ezekiel’s Hags on Relapse Records

The third full length from SSOS,and their Relapse Records debut, Ezekiel’s Hags is like a doom record on steroids, it’s big beefy, and pissed off with uncontrolled rage shot in all directions.

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[27 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Album Review Black Tusk unleash swamp stomp riffage with Pillars of Ash

Pillars of Ash, the bands third full length for Relapse Records, sees the band moving forward, definitely into the punkier side of things. There is still plenty of kick drum/bass guitar, heavy, sloppy, fuzzed out guitar, good God damn swamp stomp riffage