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+
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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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  • 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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    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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    Electric Ring @kenton club [Jul 22, 2017] » Dang son, Hound the Wolves, Young Hunter, and Paleons at the Kenton Club?
    -6/27/2017 5:02:06 PM
    GAYTHEIST + NASALROD + DRUNK DAD @know, the [Jul 01, 2017] » WHOA! This is SAT JULY 1st at THE KNOW! It's the LP Release show for Gaytheist! FB event link here! https://www.facebook.com/events/1551556654874965/
    -6/21/2017 5:05:01 PM
    NASALROD @bunk bar [Jun 11, 2017] » Whoa on SUNDAY @ BUNK BAR it's gonna be NASALROD, AMERICAS (from Chico, feat. the amazing drummer Casey Deitz, also of The Velvet Teen), & TOIM (feat. the amazing drummer Joseph Naylor, also of Drunk Dad & formerly of Stag Bitten)! FB link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1441753859201641/
    -6/10/2017 2:13:59 PM
    GENERAL_ANESTHETIC @fixin' to, the [Jun 10, 2017] » Indulge in a dalliance with the dispossessed. Waltz with laudanum. Trade tender kisses with the grotesque, and gaudy bruises with the erotic. ¤ ¤ Clap, and stomp, and shout along, in fervid ecstasy ¤ with three majestic purveyors of the aurally perverse. ¤ ¤ Glacial fall, To End…read the full comment
    -6/9/2017 6:43:12 PM
    Jesse Hamlin @holocene [Jun 25, 2017] » All my favorite bands!
    -6/5/2017 11:46:57 AM
    Jake @kenton club [Jun 15, 2017] » With Bastard Salt opening!
    -5/31/2017 10:52:01 AM
    AND AND AND + NASALROD + DEATHLIST (Rigsketball kickoff!) @doug fir [May 30, 2017] » The 2017 Rigsketball kickoff party is on TUESDAY at DOUG FIR, for only 5 BUX!?!?! An XRAY FM event, w/ a creative Rigsketball video premiere at 8:30pm! FB event link w/ more info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/293618714395167/
    -5/27/2017 3:06:00 PM
    show-bot! @twilight bar and cafe [May 24, 2017] » which venue?
    -5/17/2017 8:15:37 AM
    GENERAL_ANESTHETIC @fixin' to, the [May 15, 2017] » ANDY CIGARETTES' triumphant return to Portland.Supported by local scumfucks INHALANT, and BODY ACADEMICS. This is a benefit, so dig deep ¤ ¤ ¤ THIS SHOW WILL STRIP THE GREASE RIGHT OFF YOUR NERVES.
    -5/13/2017 4:30:58 PM
    Ed @mother focault's bookshop [Jun 02, 2017] » New music by Edgar MP and True Joy. Poetry readings interspersed.
    -5/11/2017 5:22:09 PM
    NASALROD @doug fir [May 30, 2017] » NASALROD is very excited to play w/ AND AND AND + DEATHLIST for the 2017 Rigsketball kickoff party! An XRAY FM event, at DOUG FIR...and only FIVE BUCKS!?!?! Tuesday May 30th, w/ a video premiere at 8:30pm! FB event link here: https://www.facebook.com/events/293618714395167/
    -5/10/2017 8:32:33 PM
    Krista Ravengael @lombard pub, the [May 18, 2017] » Just want to put it out there that the Jacked Up bio link is not us! ¤ If you want to check us out, here is our Facebook page. Website coming soon!
    -5/8/2017 2:06:43 PM
    show-bot! @schnitzer concert hall [Jul 15, 2017] » This is NOT "your page". ¤ This is a listing that indicates a certain band is going to be at the venue listed - on the evening listed. ALL these events happen in/around PORTLAND, OREGON in the USA. IF you're not in portland, don't fucking post - it's wicked super simple.
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    lisa @alberta rose theater [Jul 14, 2017] » some we at this on date listed
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    D @arlene schnitzer concert hall [Jul 01, 2017] » WHO THIS I DONT GIVE A RAT ASS DONT ADD SHIT TO OUR DJ PAGE NOB HEAD !
    -4/20/2017 4:11:03 PM
    D @schnitzer concert hall [Jul 15, 2017] » hey who this move your pussy hole self from men ting yes dont worry fans this will be moved by mornung don fuck that sorry kid be gone MEN MOVE THIS SHIT FOR PAGE YOU BRO DONT ADD SHIT TO MY THING OK DON !
    -4/20/2017 3:47:08 PM
    Nate Groadie @high water mark [Apr 23, 2017] » Now with 100% more THE BODY!
    -4/18/2017 3:26:19 PM
    YEAHDUDE @doug fir [Apr 17, 2017] » A limited run of these screen printed posters for GBV will be available at the show! Designed by Showdeer / Printed by Misplaced Screen Printing!
    -4/16/2017 8:06:18 AM
    madp aka dj cabana @schnitzer concert hall [Jul 15, 2017] » we aka dj cabana to ask who bot is tell let him no as its not add name he has no one in the world who ever talk to him this way?
    -4/12/2017 3:28:48 AM
    madp aka dj cabana cant we help you go bot mangar not here please sent emaill ¤
    -4/12/2017 2:40:29 AM
    g money @bare bones [Jun 03, 2017] » Holy crap! This is ridiculous. How is the bar going to contain this.
    -4/7/2017 8:52:34 AM
    Showdeer @doug fir [Apr 11, 2017] » A limited edition 18x24 5-color screen print version of this poster, numbered and signed, will be available for sale at the show! Designed by Showdeer and printed by Mispaced Screen Printing! <3
    -4/5/2017 10:42:41 AM
    Showdeer @doug fir [Apr 11, 2017] » A limited edition 18x24 5-color screen print version of this poster, numbered and signed, will be available for sale at the show! Designed by Showdeer and printed by Mispaced Screen Printing! <3
    -4/5/2017 10:42:17 AM
    nacho @know, the [Apr 02, 2017] » Hi! I play drums in Soft Butch, new in Portland and looking forward to playing a lot of shows!
    -4/2/2017 11:30:35 AM
    Homies (feat. members of The Shivas) + NASALROD + Blesst Chest @know, the [Apr 05, 2017] » This is a cancer F off benefit for Jonnycat on Wednesday, April 5th at THE KNOW! Gonna rule!!
    -3/29/2017 9:51:00 PM
    GENERAL_ANESTHETIC @anarres infoshop [Mar 30, 2017] » BLEEP NOISES, YELLING, AND DISTORTIONS OF ALL KINDS, PROVIDED BY A MOTLEY CREW OF NERDS, SNOTTY PUNKS, AND BATCAVERS. ¤ THERE IS A PLACE HERE FOR EVERYONE. ¤ THERE IS A PLACE HERE FOR YOU.
    -3/29/2017 12:01:03 PM
    jbkirb @falls view tavern [Mar 09, 2017] » Hey Mark ¤ --When are you having another open mic like this at Falls View?
    -3/25/2017 11:57:57 PM
    Guantanamo Baywatch + Nasalrod + Blesst Chest on Wed April 5th! @know, the [Apr 05, 2017] » STOKED for WED APRIL 5TH at the new KNOW location (NE 37th & Sandy)! This will be a "Cancer F off" benefit for our friend Jonnycat! We'll be playing songs from our upcoming record. Honored to be a part of this show. A great cause & killer line-up! -NASALROD
    -3/18/2017 2:05:18 PM
    RatFunkBreath @mad hanna [Mar 24, 2017] » Damn Hot Tickey
    -3/18/2017 10:59:08 AM
    mike @anarres infoshop [Mar 19, 2017] » GONNA BE SWEET, COME AND ENJOY SOME SNACKS AND TUNES.
    -3/17/2017 8:06:24 PM
    Amber @mad hanna [Mar 24, 2017] » I cannot, literally CAN NOT, wait until this Bastard Salt show. I have it on all my calendars. They are the newest, hottest most gnar band on the Portland music scene. I heard just a few bits and pieces, still waiting on my first edition, signed copy of their EP but this show will suffice. Bastard Salt is so…read the full comment
    -3/17/2017 5:11:55 PM
    BastardSalt @mad hanna [Mar 24, 2017] » Bastard Salt's first show. ¤ ¤ bastardsalt.bandcamp.com
    -3/17/2017 4:23:06 PM
    Mark @falls view tavern [Mar 09, 2017] » fun new jam, you can play anything I bring, vintage tube amps, 72 gibson sg, great vintage american made acoustic guitars, I lug all the gear so you dont have to...or bring your favorite axe if you wish. the setting is low volume acoustic electric so no drum kits and no half stacks! if you dont have a small combo…read the full comment
    -3/8/2017 12:37:30 PM
    THEORNERY @slims [Apr 01, 2017] » https://www.facebook.com/orneryband/
    -2/24/2017 2:41:15 PM
    dj cabana sad to say just got word g foce will not be add to the tour so hopeful you get the new rap live on our next usa tour dj cabana will live + more hot vibe showtime vibes
    -2/19/2017 7:54:36 PM
    mike @anarres infoshop [Feb 05, 2017] » this is gonna so fun, please come out and pick your copy of porch cats new album!
    -2/5/2017 2:19:02 PM
    dj cabana aka @arlene schnitzer concert hall [Jul 01, 2017] » who this yo what the fuck that mean I glow 2 to the mic flow to the beat fuck you if you think I don't my fan no I don't fuck around I like a gun with no sound and I never miss so off fuck must be for yourself I never find a pussy who could or one who would mother fuck add shit to my and see my nine you here me…read the full comment
    -2/5/2017 1:11:29 PM
    madp aka dj cabana @schnitzer concert hall [Jul 15, 2017] » not so what or who you are move off this page and don't check our job or work ok mate! as our dj are superstar no small dj what the fuck that shit picture if don't mine us asking lol
    -2/4/2017 5:50:52 AM
    madp aka dj cabana @schnitzer concert hall [Jul 15, 2017] » think ou got me mixed up with else mate ?
    -2/4/2017 5:38:48 AM
    dj cabana aka @ella st social club [Mar 31, 2017] » + the best in rock music in the world great night out tell friend and bring yourself to its there to a great big PARTY
    -2/3/2017 7:17:38 PM
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