Big Black Cloud

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Big Black Cloud
Big Black Cloud (originally known as Here Comes a Big Black Cloud) is a garage punk band from Portland, Oregon that formed in 2005 after many of its original members fled Louisiana during the Hurricane Katrina disaster. The original line-up consisted of Nick Capello on guitar, vocals and keyboards; Soo Koelbli on bass and vocals; Travis Wainwright on drums; and Ben "Sauce" Applebaum on keyboards, theremin and vocals. Read more about Big Black Cloud on Last.fm.
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  • FES•TI•CIDE - the resultant anti-fest, spawned from the…more
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  • Warehouse Party. 21+ Beer and Wine bar with ID.
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  • the church of rock n roll presents
    • slabtown
    • Friday, 5/2/2014 AA
    • 8pm | $7.00
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    • kentucky dave's
    • Tuesday, 12/31/2013 AA
    • 8pm | $free (please help the touring ba
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    • the know
    • Monday, 10/21/2013 21+
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  • CHAIRMAN'S B-DAY BASH!
    • doug fir
    • Thursday, 7/25/2013 21+
    • 8pm doors, 9pm show | $5
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  • VR's first official release out on Stankhouse!!
    • club 21
    • Saturday, 6/15/2013 21+
    • 9pm | $free
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  • --eolian records showcase-- day 1 Poster is for Day 2 of the…more
    • slabtown
    • Friday, 4/26/2013 AA
    • 9pm | $5 or $7 with tape
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  • stank house records 4th anniversary party!
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  • Useless State Records is proud to present: Mix it Up Fuck it Up…more
    • slabtown
    • Sunday, 2/10/2013 AA
    • 5pm | $5 donation gets you a free tape
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    • the know
    • Tuesday, 10/16/2012 21+
    • 8p | $5
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  • Get there on time! Show must be over by 10!
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  • Stankhouse Records 3rd anniversary show! Come celebrate 3 years…more
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  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aILh45QOZVM&list=HL1323557406&featu…more
    • backspace
    • Saturday, 12/31/2011 AA
    • 9:00 | $10$
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  • THIS IS AN EARLY SHOW! STARTS AT 8pm, MUST END BY 10pm.
    • tube
    • Thursday, 12/1/2011 21+
    • 8pm-10pm | $free/donation
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  • Useless State Records is proud to present: Mix it up, Fuck it Up…more
    • failing house
    • Friday, 9/30/2011 AA
    • 7pm | $Free, $3-5 gets you a tape!
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  • Black Rose is a Safer/Sober Space. no one turned away for lack…more
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  • STAG BITTEN/NASALROD Tour Kick-Off, it's also a 'CD-R Elease'…more
    • mudai lounge
    • Wednesday, 6/15/2011 21+
    • 9pm SHARP! | $bring $ for touring bands
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  • all new bands featuring current/ex members of Nux Vomica, Lasers…more
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    • Saturday, 5/8/2010 AA
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    Bad Times
    May 15 2009 6
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    Bad Times' Best New Bands of 2009

    This is my own list and has no connection to the current poll.. I have disqualified bands I know have existed prior to 2008, including some of my favorites such as Here Comes A Big Black Cloud, Popitilopitilus, Mattress, and Magic Johnson, all of whom I guess I’m giving props to right now.1.. Stag BittenHardcore, punk, whatever.. Stag Bitten always brings it.

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    Jul 15 2009 3
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    Summerfector 3 : Punk as fuck, 2009

    It's back for the thrid year -The Defectors brings you a punk as fuck fest layed out all over Portland.. Same as it ever was: bar shows, All ages venue and house shows and also a few generator shows in the parks.. Rad, check out the constantly updated Sumerfector 3 schedule / line up Summerfector 3 bands:VIOLATION(SANTA ROSA,CA)SILENT MAJORITY(PDX)MACHINE GUN CONGRESS(PDX)ADELITAS(PDX)CRIME MACHINE(PDX)STAGGERING DEPTHS(EUGENE,OR)SON SKULL(OLYMPIA,WA)JUICY KARKASS(PDX)ISKRA(VICTORIA, B.C.)CRIMINAL DAMAGE(PDX)DOGS HOLY LIFE(LOS ANGELES)DEAD SECTION(PDX)KNELT ROTE(PDX)TRANSIENT(PDX)BURNING LEATHER(PDX)ABANDON(PDX)BOG PEOPLE(PDX)MASS GRAVE(VANCOUVER,B.C.)WARTORN(APPLETON,WI)WARCRY(PDX)AUTISTIC YOUTH(PDX)NUX VOMICA(PDX)RUM REBELLION(PDX)ELITIST(PDX)SALTED CITY(PDX)COUNTDOWN TO ARMAGEDDON(SEATTLE,WA)HERE COMES A BIG BLACK CLOUD(PDX)HONDURAN(PDX)ANON REMORA(PDX)DOWNRIVER(PDX)DRUNKEN BOAT(PDX)MARUAD(PDX)RAW NERVES(PDX)

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    Aug 04 2009 16
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    Summerfector Defective Revenge of The Big Black Cloud

    "Here Comes A Big Black Cloud vows revenge!" yelled cloud guitarist, Danger Dagger after the fifth attempt to crank the generator had failed." The Taxpayers must feel my wrath!" he added.. The two bands were the last on the roster at this years summer version of "Defector Fest",sunday afternoon at Overlook Park in North Portland.. The festival was a three day event celebrating portland punk, metal, hardcore and whatnot.. This show was to be a VS show.

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    Bad Times
    Aug 13 2009 3
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    Rib Cages, Hornet Leg, Big Black Cloud @ The Camel

    Video of Rib Cages | Hornet Leg | Here Comes A Big Black Cloud (Tour Kickoff) @ The Camel House, August 12th

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    Feb 06 2010 1
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    Here Comes a Big Black Cloud @ Ducketts Public House

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    Feb 12 2010 1
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    Here Comes a Big Black Cloud @ The Failing House

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    Big Black Cloud @ The Laughing Horse Block Party

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    Bad Times
    Nov 11 2010 3
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    Mix It Up, Fuck It Up! A Comp. Tape and Benefit Show To Help KEEP THE SHOW-GUIDE ALIVE!

    Useless State Records presents: Mix it up, Fuck it up!- a compilation tape of Portland DIY bands.. This tape is a benefit for the Portland Show Guide so come to the Tape Release show at the Failing House on Saturday, November 20th and support this site that supports us all.. If you donate more than $3 at the door, you get a free tape!USRSide A: Mix It Up 1) Early Times - When We Were Young2) Batmen - Permanently Wasted3) Bill Skins Fifth Will Punch You Right in the Face! - Bubbles Turd4) Drats!!! - Art Nouveau5) Carrion Spring - Scumfuck Angels6) Stag Bitten - Look and Listen7) Tiny Knives - Retaining Wall8) Big Black Cloud - Allergic To Love9) Mic Crenshaw - Bounty10) Absent Minds - Sweet Music11) Nun Chuksky - Let Them Eat LycraSide B: Fuck It Up1) Foot Ox - Charlie Brown2) Super Bonheur - Bang!3) Destroy Nate Allen - The Circle Must Be Broken4) Raised By Television - We've Got It All5) Lee Corey Oswald - Heyna, or No?6) A Confederacy of Dunces - Wicked Bad Air7) Drunken Boat - Hell Again8) The Taxpayers - And the Damn Thing Bit Him9) Archers - Door to All Marvels10) Popitilopitilus - Petting Zoo11) JonnyX and the Groadies - Upon a Thrown of Teeth12) DJ Foxdye - Pony Princess East Oatmealpc-pdxupdated 11/17:**Support the guide - buy a tape HERE** Tapes are available for $2 - $10 sliding scale. +$2 ship.

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    Jan 03 2011 12
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    Northwest Punk Vol. 2: Stag Bitten, Kidcrash, Meth Teeth, + Big Black Cloud!

    The much anticipated (?) follow-up to Portland's video fanzine, featuring music from Stag Bitten, Kidcrash, Meth Teeth (now defunct) and Here Comes A Big Black Cloud!Northwest Punk Vol. 2 from NORTHWEST PUNK.Thanks for checking it out !

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    Big Black Cloud @ The Frawg Pound + Interview

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    Sep 11 2011 4
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    Mix it Up, Fuck it Up II Release Show!!!

    Hey everyone, Useless State Records is proud to present Mix it up, Fuck it Up II!!! This tape, just like the last one, is not only to highlight and capture what is happening right now in our special pocket of DIY Portland, but also to generate funds to pay for this here amazing (and ad free!) website that we all use and love so much.. The release show is as follows: Big Black Cloud, Honduran, Company, Nasal Rod Failhouse (110 N Failing St) 7pm Free, a $3-5 Donation will get you a tape!. Here is the track list: SIDE A Hooded Hags- Exxon Baby Company- Monday Again Big Black Cloud- Shitty Vibrations Archers- Jackson Danger Death Ray- Rock Against Rock Against Bush Potsie-Sap Honduran- Serial Inebriate Stag Bitten- Dear Banh Mi- Uhaul Hero The Angries- Biff Kottendik- Round and Round Drunk Dad- Bad Friends Couch SIDE B The Reservations- Dogs in the Day Ojos De Vaca- Milk Dj Foxdye- Tapecracker Gay Ghost- Goodevening Grunyen Andrew Link- Take the Burden Blandina- Tangled Waves Iraquasaurus- Frosted Remains Grrrl Friend- By a Thread Jizzwisard- Lifeclock This tape will be available on the USR website (useless-state.com) after the release show.. Be there or be L7! <3 USR

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    May 18 2012 0
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    PDX Pop Now! Unveils 2012 Compilation Track Listing and All-Ages

    PDX Pop Now! -- Portland's premier DIY music festival, compilation and music advocacy organization has announced the track listing for this year's compilation and plans for the CD Release Show.. Portland music fans will be pleased to find out that PDX Pop Now! has announced the track listing for the ninth installment of their much heralded compilation.. The 2-disc set is stacked with 41 tracks from some of Portland, OR's finest musicians.. Sun Angle, , Wild Ones, Hollywood Tans, , Rose along with DJ Porsche Cayenne, have been tapped to perform and provide music between bands at this year's CD Release Benefit which will be held June 7th at Holocene.

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    Daniel @slabtown [Oct 01, 2014] » Going to be fucking great. Just a grrreat show!
    -9/28/2014 1:46:52 PM
    NotAPunk @laughing horse books [Sep 26, 2014] » No Riot Cop? This is the final LH show and Fucking Riot Cop isnt playing?
    -9/26/2014 11:15:10 AM
    a ~~ FINAL LAUGHING HORSE SHOW TONIGHT ~~ Come out early as there will be 8 bands playing
    -9/26/2014 2:43:47 AM
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    -9/22/2014 6:16:42 AM
    mahsa nafasami movafagh bashi
    -9/22/2014 2:46:11 AM
    mahsa doooset daram tavalodet ba takhir mibarak
    -9/22/2014 2:45:02 AM
    mahsa asheghetam yedooneii behet iman daram
    -9/22/2014 2:44:13 AM
    thebiggestfag @darkplace [Sep 19, 2014] » yall fags are gay.
    -9/19/2014 6:00:10 PM
    Mustin Douch @foggy notion [Sep 19, 2014] » Check out this freaky, fun band Fake Sick (queer noise ass-pop duo) from New Orleans at The Foggy Notion on Friday!! With Tig Bitty and The Grass... https://www.facebook.com/events/617483355027151/
    -9/17/2014 12:16:02 AM
    carolblueroombar Nails Hid Metal is a rocking melodic rock band - original songs and great venue to hear them in.
    -9/15/2014 11:36:33 PM
    NASALROD + Die Robot + Needles & Pizza + Kim DeLacy @star theater [Oct 10, 2014] » Nasalrod will headline STAR THEATER on FRIDAY, OCT 10th. The show is free, but donations will be accepted for Ethos, a local non-profit that organizes music lessons, classes, camps and workshops for children.
    -9/15/2014 5:52:15 PM
    show-bot! @heretic house [Sep 27, 2014] » these touring bands need help in locking down a show - give 'em some love.
    -9/15/2014 3:59:34 PM
    church of rock @slabtown [Sep 18, 2014] » despite what the poster says, this show is at 8pm!!
    -9/8/2014 12:18:07 PM
    show-bot! @st johns (the whole neighborhood) [Sep 06, 2014] » sorry but it is kind 'o awkward... ¤ There are some outdoor in 'town square' performances as well as at Signal Pizza + Propper Eats that i believe are all AA gigs. Then there are others, like @ Slims,for instance, that are 21+. ¤ we didn't get great info on whoandwhere, the nofest site isn't much…read the full comment
    -9/6/2014 1:17:43 PM
    Birdy @st johns (the whole neighborhood) [Sep 06, 2014] » OK, NoFest says it's an all ages event, but every show listed here as part of No Fest is 21+. Where and what are the all ages shows? Are there any all ages shows at NoFest? If there are any all ages shows, why is it so hard to find details about them.
    -9/6/2014 1:11:34 PM
    Thea @bunk bar [Sep 05, 2014] » YAY!!!!
    -9/5/2014 8:14:01 PM
    the b.o.d @analog cafe [Sep 05, 2014] » We're stoked to play with this killer line up. Should be a great night!
    -9/2/2014 11:15:37 AM
    Tricia @east end [Sep 03, 2014] » East End shows have been cancelled for a while due to a fire earlier this month.
    -8/31/2014 9:47:23 AM
    alex maguire @rockingchair, the [Aug 31, 2014] » im not Alex
    -8/28/2014 4:10:06 PM
    tara bety lu ¤
    -8/17/2014 1:55:09 PM
    Lindsay Bones @murder house [Aug 20, 2014] » Moan & Wormbag will also play.
    -8/16/2014 4:32:46 PM
    marriage + cancer @high water mark [Aug 15, 2014] » is there a facebook event for this show?
    -8/15/2014 10:54:23 AM
    FESTICIDE: NASALROD + TINY KNIVES + TYRANTS @club 21 [Aug 16, 2014] » *THIS SATURDAY* at CLUB 21. Part of the FESTICIDE live music series. FREE!!!
    -8/14/2014 4:59:03 PM
    To ROSE: What you wish is not what we should do. I spoke my mind as I could not have done it if I was living in Germany during the Third Reich. Peace to all.
    -8/14/2014 2:32:04 PM
    show-bot! *I am* the shoutbox (fthe) police and i wish everyone in the world would stop making comparisons to Nazis. 'Fascist' sure but Nazi comparisons are tangential and oft inappropriate + out of line. Much so that it lessens the horror of the real actions of the Nazis. ¤ That aside, 'Rose' is a spam bot so i left the commentary as we aren't strong armed fascists and fuck spam-bots. ¤ Everybody remember though: this is a SAFE SPACE!
    -8/14/2014 1:16:32 PM
    To ROSE: Anyway, are you the shoutbox police or what's your problem, Nazi! Let me be and fuck off.
    -8/13/2014 6:16:52 PM
    To ROSE: If you don't like ROSE wtf are you doing in PDX? With love to you dude :)
    -8/13/2014 6:04:22 PM
    foxy lemon Is there any way we can make a "cancel event" function?
    -8/13/2014 2:00:54 PM
    carolblueroombar @blue room bar, the [Aug 15, 2014] » Back by popular demand - The Want Ads play the blue room Bar. bike out! we are along the springwater corridor bike Trail.
    -8/12/2014 7:26:24 PM
    Kenric L. Ashe @East End Temporarily Closed Due to Fire » OH haha and uppercase M so it's dBMonkey!
    -8/12/2014 9:46:28 AM
    Kenric L. Ashe @East End Temporarily Closed Due to Fire » Also here's an update. Turns out the water and possibly other damage was actually bad enough that they had to cancel ALL their August shows damn!
    -8/12/2014 9:45:18 AM
    Kenric L. Ashe @East End Temporarily Closed Due to Fire » Thanks for the dBMonkey plug! It's a lowercase d by the way, dB same as the symbol for decibels. :-)
    -8/12/2014 9:43:25 AM
    Mustin Douch @foggy notion [Aug 15, 2014] » Friday@The Foggy Notion!! YOU (mem of Half Rounded Bastard File, Re-Up), Jana Cushman's new band Darkswoon, and Almost Dark!!
    -8/11/2014 4:24:36 PM
    Cleveland @slabtown [Aug 23, 2014] » He right doe
    -8/11/2014 10:47:44 AM
    kaykay16 hey ¤
    -8/9/2014 11:07:14 AM
    show-bot! reboot!
    -8/8/2014 7:45:11 AM
    to the dude talking about rose: stop being a creep and shut the fuck up
    -8/7/2014 7:32:16 PM
    CD RELEASE PARTY FOR THE WANT ADS @ash st. saloon [Aug 07, 2014] » IT SHALL BE AWESOME
    -8/6/2014 1:00:26 PM
    To ROSE: Thanks for a hell of a fuck
    -8/6/2014 12:24:00 PM
    To ROSE: Lady Rose... you healed my soul. I will always love you for that.
    -8/4/2014 4:24:57 PM
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