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
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    • Friday, 5/2/2014 AA
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    • kentucky dave's
    • Tuesday, 12/31/2013 AA
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    • the know
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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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    • 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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    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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    Leah K. @hollywood theatre [Oct 13, 2016] » SCRAP PDX is looking for teams to compete at Rebel Craft Rumble! This is our annual fundraiser and craft-off happening on Thursday, October 13th, at The Hollywood Theater. Armed with scissors, glue and plenty of sass, crafting duos will go head-to-head in front of a live audience. ¤ ¤ SCRAP PDX is…read the full comment
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    Mute Swan Dream pop/psych /shoegaze from Tucson. any show we can get on Oct.8th would be awesome!
    -8/22/2016 12:26:58 PM
    Korey K I need a show in Portland sept 5th! Can someone help me?! Had someone drop our show we had on tour. Metal genre
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    Ed @The Ultimate Open Mic List for Oregon and Vancouver » Does anyone know of any Irish Trad sessions in the Vancouver area?
    -8/16/2016 4:58:35 PM
    xaina @_touring band needs show [Oct 28, 2016] » looking for a house show, gallery show, or co-op or all ages venue. thanks!
    -8/12/2016 3:03:16 PM
    ccbayer @dante's [Oct 07, 2016] » From the FB event: ¤ "Just a friendly reminder.......if you bought tickets to the June show you DO need to buy new tickets. All purchases were refunded so no old tickets will be honored. Heres the link. " ¤
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    Publicoutburst@gmail.com @foggy notion [Aug 11, 2016] » We are forever until we are never ¤
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    Lisa Lee @double treble [Aug 13, 2016] » Bitch School plays @ 7pm! Don't miss us!
    -8/9/2016 4:35:36 PM
    YEAHDUDE @mississippi studios [Sep 06, 2016] » RSVP for $3 tix: http://bit.ly/2aLyukD
    -8/6/2016 12:09:16 PM
    TOYS THAT KILL + NASALROD + VOLTURZ @know, the [Aug 04, 2016] » This is gonna be nuts. NASALROD is honored to play THE KNOW one more time, and with the amazing live energy of TOYS THAT KILL! Come early for VOLTURZ, who'll kick it off at 8:45!! See y'all THURSDAY!!!
    -8/2/2016 6:54:21 PM
    Publicoutburst@gmail.com Hey there is a hiuse show at 123e north watts st. King shelter, on drugs, prison dress, wave action. Starts at 7 and is free
    -7/30/2016 5:32:37 PM
    c. @bossanova ballroom [Aug 10, 2016] » this show was moved to Bossanova Ballroom (722 E Burnside St). same day, same bands, same price.
    -7/29/2016 9:54:43 AM
    mike @trust bowl [Jul 30, 2016] » last show at the Trusy Bowl before they destroy it! thanks a lot gentrification!
    -7/27/2016 6:04:39 PM
    show-bot! hey, @cincinnati - you kick ass
    -7/26/2016 11:54:05 AM
    Mr. Magpie @mississippi studios [Jul 24, 2016] » Good band - saw them at doug fir last year. worth a listen
    -7/24/2016 10:10:29 AM
    TOYS THAT KILL + NASALROD + VOLTURZ @know, the [Aug 04, 2016] » NASALROD is back with the incredible TOYS THAT KILL (San Pedro/Recess Records) at THE KNOW on THURSDAY AUGUST 4th!!! https://www.facebook.com/events/1712392832363434/
    -7/20/2016 5:30:51 PM
    Kelly's Olympian thank you so much for your promotions, but we are no longer called the Knife Shop at all.
    -7/18/2016 1:00:42 AM
    YEAHDUDE @mississippi studios [Aug 02, 2016] » RSVP: http://bit.ly/29CkNUf
    -7/17/2016 10:11:29 PM
    z-bO FREE SHOW AT HALLOWED HALLS TONIGHT, ALL AGES BB. STARTS AROUND 7PM
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    Pretenser @kenton club [Jul 14, 2016] » Free show, come and be sad.
    -7/13/2016 3:09:24 PM
    fogie @shrimp pawt, the [Jul 15, 2016] » going to be 100% A+++++++++++++++++ good times
    -7/13/2016 1:26:46 PM
    Studmygluebag Rad! Thanks for everything you do on this site!
    -7/11/2016 10:07:38 AM
    show-bot! @analog cafe [Jul 23, 2016] » @STUDMYGLUEBAG ¤ ¤ this is likely canceled - HMT *had* it listed here: https://holdmyticket.com/tickets/230500 but this listing no longer exists anywhere 'cept for TheMerc
    -7/11/2016 10:00:47 AM
    show-bot! @STUDMYGLUEBAG - i've just scanned through all the press shit we've got from those venues (and others) and i can't find a damn word about it. ..This is why we don't like deleting things but rather prefer to mark shit as 'canceled' so that people don't get confused and waste time trying to figure out what the fuck has happened. sorryman.
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    Studmygluebag I have seen 2 sseparate listings outside of PC-PDx that say either Analog or Star Theater but it's not on either calendar
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    show-bot! @STUDMYGLUEBAG - what show/venue?
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    Studmygluebag Is Who Killed Spikey Jacket? still playing on the 23rd?
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    agit @analog cafe [Jul 13, 2016] » Manhunt from Australia
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    TOYS THAT KILL + NASALROD + VOLTURZ @know, the [Aug 04, 2016] » San Pedro's Toys That Kill will be back in pdx on THURS AUG 4th! Nasalrod is honored to play its 1st show in a long time w/ them at a place called THE KNOW: https://www.facebook.com/events/1712392832363434/
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    Nathan Lee Thomas @waypost, the [Jun 21, 2016] » get to it !!
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