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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  • the church of rock n roll presents
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    • Friday, 5/2/2014 AA
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    • kentucky dave's
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    • the know
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  • CHAIRMAN'S B-DAY BASH!
    • doug fir
    • Thursday, 7/25/2013 21+
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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
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  • Useless State Records is proud to present: Mix it Up Fuck it Up…more
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    • Sunday, 2/10/2013 AA
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    • the know
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    • Saturday, 12/31/2011 AA
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    • Thursday, 12/1/2011 21+
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    • 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
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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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    pc-pdx
    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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    stankhouse
    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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    Bad Times
    Feb 06 2010 1
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    Here Comes a Big Black Cloud @ Ducketts Public House

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

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    Bad Times
    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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    Bad Times
    Apr 08 2011 0
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    Big Black Cloud @ The Frawg Pound + Interview

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    danikordani
    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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    pc-pdx
    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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    Jakob This show at Mississippi Studios on 1/13 was definitely NOT a metal show! I came expecting stoner metal, doom, alternative, that the site said it was, and I got indie garbage that was essentially a Counting Crows cover band! Garbage!
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    carol @blue room bar, the [Dec 31, 2015] » Wow excellent list of musicians form the local Deer Lodge All Stars. Very cool venue with 18 tap list, ciders local beer cocktails and great vibe and sound system And this is free.
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