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. Dain Marx was promptly added to the original line-up on bass, keyboards, and eventually guitar, along with a number of dancers. Read more on Last.fm …read full bio
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  • Saturday, 3/19/2016 21+
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  • the know
  • Saturday, 10/4/2014 21+
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  • FES•TI•CIDE - the resultant anti-fest, spawned from the…more
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  • the church of rock n roll presents
    • slabtown
    • Friday, 5/2/2014 AA
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    • kentucky dave's
    • Tuesday, 12/31/2013 AA
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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+
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    • 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
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    • the know
    • Tuesday, 10/16/2012 21+
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    • backspace
    • Saturday, 12/31/2011 AA
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    • tube
    • Thursday, 12/1/2011 21+
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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
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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+
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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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    Aug 08 2010 0
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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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    Northwest Punk
    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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    Apr 08 2011 0
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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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    Celo @blue room bar, the [Feb 09, 2019] » SoL Riddim is definitely a fun band to dance and listen to!!!
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    show-bot! @crystal ballroom [Jun 01, 2019] » this site is for real music performed lived in PORTLAND FUCKING OREGON. respecognize or fuckoff
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    madp aka dj cabana @montgomery park ballroom and atrium [Jan 05, 2019] » Missed show due this our 2019 show will be taking place for fans of this city !
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    madp aka dj cabana @montgomery park ballroom and atrium [Mar 13, 2019] » Missed show due this our 2019 show will be taking place for fans of this city !
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    madp aka dj cabana @montgomery park ballroom and atrium [Nov 09, 2018] » Missed show due this our 2019 show will be taking place for fans of this city !
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    NASALROD + VICTIMS FAMILY (Alternative Tentacles) + CLITERATI + SOCIAL STOMACH @high water mark [Jan 18, 2019] » FRIDAY JAN 18th at HIGH WATER MARK!! THIS will be siiiiiiick. https://www.facebook.com/events/259805901238474/
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    show-bot! HEY FRIENDS--> ¤ please help us get those ALL-AGES shows listed!
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    cy @hawthorne hideaway [Dec 22, 2018] » Nothing to No One sounds like the gritty gleam of a pocketknife blade from a debris choked gutter in the aftermath of a Portland downpour. Former members of Nice Shootin Tex and El Sobrante sling pop-punk exuberance and swagger in an angsty, existential mood. ¤
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    phillip121@gmx.com @montgomery park ballroom and atrium [Jan 05, 2019] » fuck that this time next fucking year guys full fucking house fuck you and that bull shit post shit fuck you full fucking house mother fucking house fucking house
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    Heatherette @fixin' to, the [Dec 07, 2018] » STOKED for ROTTIES SAGITTTARE and NONE tonight in St Johns!
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    Nupi @dingleberry palace [Dec 01, 2018] » Diy benefit house show Noise music provided by Ralph Bartom
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    tm @east bank [Nov 29, 2018] » Crusher Night !
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    tm @east bank [Nov 29, 2018] » Actually the BIT HOUSE - same place as the old East Bank =-
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    BOINK (Vinyl Release) + NASALROD + SEA MOSS @bunk bar [Dec 01, 2018] » This coming SAT, DEC 1st at BUNK BAR! The vinyl release show for BOINK! https://www.facebook.com/events/2098196310232844/
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    503booking Open call for musicians, and artists, interested in playing a house show Dec. 1st! QTPOC & BIPOC acts to the front!!! ¤ Looking for punk, alternative, goth, industrial, electronic, hip hop, synth, lean, hardcore, rap, r&b, Afro-futuristic funk acts, and more, surprise me! Send an email to 503booking@gmail.com for booking inquiries!
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    P Babyllon @buffalo gap, the [Oct 05, 2018] » Heres what were all about. ¤ ¤ If you want to feel what it’s like sneaking out of the house to catch the taste of a first kiss, then turn this up to 11. ¤ Very rugged yet clean, like a female Stevie Ray Voughn, with her being able to duo guitar and vocals. She carries so much energy within…read the full comment
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    McLindy @turn turn turn [Aug 31, 2018] » Lab13 is super excited for this show with two amazing bands that are led by amazing friends!
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    Alyssa @tonic lounge [Jul 27, 2018] » Eight Bell's first show in 9 months. Only show in PDX before they hit the studio. Stoked for new lineup.
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