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
    • 8pm | $7.00
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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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  • --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+
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  • Stankhouse Records 3rd anniversary show! Come celebrate 3 years…more
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    • 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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  • 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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    Bad Times
    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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    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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    mike @lombard pub, the [Apr 20, 2018] » blaze 420, j/k, come hang out
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    john lydon @no fun [Apr 27, 2018] » It's actually a different fins (https://xfins.bandcamp.com/)
    -4/15/2018 2:25:28 AM
    Aron Gallagher @kenton club [Jun 02, 2018] » Bad Channels (amazingly terrible! punk rock from Portland) Girl Drink Drunks (Awesome punk rock from Portland. members of the Fliptops, Minds, PissTest etc.). Reek Minds (Hardcore punk from Portland, ex Sweats)
    -4/14/2018 11:39:08 AM
    Marty @alberta street pub [Apr 23, 2018] » Nashville Songwriter & Storyteller Jesse Daniel Edwards Returns to PDX ¤ ¤ “As a child I loved hearing my grandpa sing while strumming his ukulele. I learned to play by watching at his feet. The music was bound up with his stories of being in the war and of his huge family, all of whom were…read the full comment
    -4/12/2018 11:32:52 AM
    Heatherette @blackwater [May 04, 2018] » Stoked about The Pathogens coming up from Oakland, ex members of Econochrist, Blatz, Tilt, Criminals! TURN IT UP
    -4/11/2018 1:54:58 PM
    GAYTHEIST, NASALROD, & HUMOURS @tonic lounge [May 05, 2018] » #WHOA. It's a Cinco De Mayo 2018 celebration! SAT MAY 5th at Tonic!! FB event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1048393585322843/
    -4/9/2018 5:05:21 PM
    Mr.Shivers @hawthorne hideaway, the [Apr 07, 2018] » best value for your buck super crossover show with members of The Gnash, Fabulous Miss Wendy, Dinner for Wolves, King Ghidora, Dinner for Wolves, Cootie Platoon, The Exacerbators, Diamond Tuck and the Privates, Urban Sex Legends, Pistol Whiplash and More !
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    bastardsalt @blackwater [Mar 30, 2018] » Try through bandcamp. Should have an email there?
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    Andre @liquor store, the [May 26, 2018] » Listen to Strange Hotels ¤ https://strangehotels.bandcamp.com/releases ¤ ¤ Chanti Darling: ¤ https://chantidarling.bandcamp.com ¤ ¤ So much dancing, so much Party, so much fun... too many babes ¤
    -3/25/2018 4:29:22 PM
    mike @anarres infoshop [Mar 25, 2018] » this will be a response to all the school shooting and police violence in the past couple weeks. come out and support great music and a great cause!
    -3/24/2018 1:22:38 PM
    J Sadly, the rumors about the Know are true. The owner kept 18% of everyone's paychecks the entire year long, under the guise of paying taxes. Come tax time, everyone realized that taxes were paid for 1 month only, and everyone is out the rest of the $. When asked about it, the owner resorted to name calling and threats. Several staff members are still owed over 1000+ in unpaid wages as well.
    -3/21/2018 6:56:52 AM
    Chuggo @cobra lounge, the [Apr 05, 2018] » It seems like the Know is having trouble making ends meet and I hope Ryan can make good with his former employees and right the ship before Portland loses another crucial music venue. So far all I’ve been able to get out of anyone is essentially “there are reasons.” Like what? All the usual “scene drama” people…read the full comment
    -3/20/2018 12:15:41 AM
    Ray @cobra lounge, the [Apr 05, 2018] » Boo! Cool bands should stop supporting a dead venue run by scabs. There are reasons that the entire staff (including people that worked there for 10 years) all quit at once. Ask around town, do your homework, and book shows at a more ethical space that does its part to support its staff and the community at…read the full comment
    -3/17/2018 5:26:01 PM
    NASALROD, MARRIGE + CANCER, & BOBBY PERU on Sun Apr 8th!! @liquor store, the [Apr 08, 2018] » Nasalrod's tour homecoming & Liquor Store debut! These bands will play together for the 1st time! Fb event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2090412997859257/
    -3/17/2018 1:40:57 PM
    William @good karma festival [Jun 16, 2018] » Original Rock- Outdoors
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    Josh Miller @blackwater [Mar 30, 2018] » Do you know if the bands playing this show have any social media/a way of contacting them?
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    mike @anarres infoshop [Mar 15, 2018] » this show is gonna be a excellent night of story telling, music and friends, come out.
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    Electric Ring @high water mark [Mar 18, 2018] » Come out and support Cortege on tour form Austin. Check this video to get a taste: ¤ ¤ https://youtu.be/WgPQH758rHA
    -3/12/2018 4:11:44 PM
    Andre @liquor store, the [Mar 10, 2018] » So excited for this, this dj does Saturday’s at the Liq sometimes. People dance so hard that they have to broom everyone out of the club at close. 🤘🏽😎
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    mike @laurelthirst [Mar 01, 2018] » come support the troops
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    Zev Love X @fixin' to, the [Mar 01, 2018] » Oh shit, this is gonna be the dopest show of the spring..
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    James Kosek @mock crest tavern [Feb 24, 2018] » Arrogant Bastards perform at The Mock Crest Tavern ¤ Saturday Feb. 24th at 9pm ¤ Blues, Funk, Rock-n-Roll ¤ "The Bad Boys of Portland Blues"
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    d.a.filth Can't wait for the Year of the Coyote record release show! Congrats to them on their new record.
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    SteveGriffiths @blue room bar, the [Mar 10, 2018] » the Electric Brit will be back at the The Blue Room Bar for an encore performance of Rock, Blues, Smoochie love songs and more. An energetic one man performance, featuring originals and obscure covers. Great drinks here and and an amazing selection of great food, and most importantly a great vibe! ¤ …read the full comment
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    NASALROD's video AND tape release w/KULULULU! @rontoms [Feb 04, 2018] » TONIGHT!!! FREE!!!
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    VJ_Norto @beulahland [Feb 18, 2018] » In the summer of 2006, Beulahland Coffee & Alehouse took a calculated risk to open their screens and sound system to amateur program directors on an historically slow night of the week for business. ¤ Eye Candy VJs began with the focus of an ADD kid on Red Bull. Born of the VHS libraries of The Phantom…read the full comment
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    NASALROD's video AND tape release w/KULULULU! @rontoms [Feb 04, 2018] » FREE! Sun FEB 4th @Rontoms, Nasalrod's new vid for 'Wage Slave' gets screened, & the new album will be available on tape for the 1st time! https://www.facebook.com/events/148723859171515/
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    The Mad Professor @high water mark [Feb 17, 2018] » "rooted in cyclical repetition and contrast, sonically transforming ritualistic practice into dark and gritty psych metal and droned stoner rock. Fans of Earth, Neurosis and U.S. Christmas." ¤ ¤ !!!
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    NASALROD + CLITERATI + MACHO BOYS @green noise records [Jan 13, 2018] » WHOA!!! A FREE, ALL AGES, EARLY show w/NASALROD, CLITERATI, & MACHO BOYS at GREEN NOISE RECORDS! SAT, JAN 13th, music at 6:15 SHARP! https://www.facebook.com/events/368652050224539/
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