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
    • 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
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    show-bot! @fez ballroom [Apr 21, 2017] » fuck Cabana. ¤
    -2/20/2017 6:16:50 AM
    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 [Apr 22, 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 [Apr 28, 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 [Apr 28, 2017] » think ou got me mixed up with else mate ?
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    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
    show-bot! @schnitzer concert hall [Apr 28, 2017] » punctuation, motherfucker. ¤ also, fuckoff.
    -2/3/2017 6:02:01 PM
    madp aka dj cabana @schnitzer concert hall [Apr 28, 2017] » WE GOT THANK justin Bieber miley cyrus mariah carey Britney Spears AND LOTS OF FOR ALL HELP WITH OUR MUSIC GREAT NIGTH PLAN!
    -2/3/2017 4:33:19 PM
    madp aka dj cabana @schnitzer concert hall [Apr 28, 2017] » GREAT NIGTH PLAY HIT FROM OUR NEW ALBUM THE NEXT DIMENSON GREAT NIGTH TO ROCK WE PLAN TO ROCK THE WHOLE USA CANT WAIT PEOPLE
    -2/3/2017 2:39:38 PM
    show-bot! @arlene schnitzer concert hall [Apr 22, 2017] » fuck off
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    madp aka dj cabana @arlene schnitzer concert hall [Apr 22, 2017] » GREAT PARTY VIBE DJ CABANA AKA LIVE ON STAGE MAKER OF SUPER STARS HI ROLLER AND OTHER BIG HITS IS IN THE USA FOR THE FIRST ¤ A NIGTH WITH A CALL STILL ON FIRE BE THERE OR BE square
    -2/3/2017 12:45:21 PM
    Mississippi Studios @holocene [Feb 09, 2017] » Just clarifying/updating: This is an ALL-AGES show and it's Blowout's FOR REAL last show. We luv ya. Thanks!
    -2/2/2017 1:18:06 PM
    Zari_Black Freedom Hawk!!
    -2/1/2017 7:27:48 PM
    bill gillupson my cock is huge. meet me at pioneer square
    -1/21/2017 10:36:26 AM
    Portlander @dante's [Jan 20, 2017] » This show has been cancelled due to weather. Mega fuckin bummer.
    -1/20/2017 2:01:07 PM
    ruby THANK YOU for a punk show on the 20th! We need this so bad!!
    -1/15/2017 7:14:37 PM
    Wickywoooo @_undisclosed - respect it [Jan 09, 2017] » Moved to Annares. ¤ BUMP!
    -1/6/2017 8:35:14 PM
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    -12/28/2016 6:53:38 PM
    Ellie Budddddy I need a photo set from 2009 that says "error try again" help meee
    -11/29/2016 3:33:10 PM
    Alison Dennis @plew's brews [Dec 02, 2016] » 20% of bar sales from this event will be donated to Planned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette in honor of Mike Pence.
    -11/29/2016 10:25:03 AM
    Lando Hey Rose!!!
    -10/15/2016 8:04:13 PM
    jbkirb Glad I registered! PC-PDX is way complete!
    -10/4/2016 8:16:46 PM
    Zball @kenton club [Oct 07, 2016] » Oh hell yeah!
    -9/30/2016 4:01:49 PM
    Mustin Douch @kenton club [Oct 07, 2016] » A week from today!! Come check out all these rippin' duos at this 2 day 2 piece fest at The Kenton Club on Fri Oct 7th and Sat Oct 8th!! 16 acts total.. 8 each night! All over the genre spectrum! Come catch it all! Early start with late night end! 7pm-1am! https://www.facebook.com/events/266461153753160/
    -9/30/2016 3:25:28 PM
    GAR GAR @twilight bar and cafe [Oct 09, 2016] » GAR GAR are Louisiana weirdo punks and will be performing in celebration of its new LP release. Also on the bill will be The Synthicalists and Zebra 2374, who are also VERY IMPORTANT BANDS! ¤ ¤ Check it! GarGarBand.com ¤ ¤ Later Gator!
    -9/28/2016 11:16:00 AM
    mike @anarres infoshop [Oct 11, 2016] » come dance yo butt off at this amazing show, we gonna rage, jive, and boogie.
    -9/21/2016 7:43:00 PM
    mike @anarres infoshop [Sep 24, 2016] » This will be fun night of banjos, dogs and friends.
    -9/21/2016 7:37:24 PM
    Mustin Douch @kenton club [Oct 08, 2016] » Wild and eclectic 2 piece band fest going down at The World Famous Kenton Club on Friday Oct 7th and Sat Oct 8th!! All duo bands rocking out all over the spectrum of genres!! Check it out out!! Starts early and ends late!!
    -9/21/2016 3:10:48 AM
    Mustin Douch @kenton club [Oct 07, 2016] » Wild and eclectic 2 piece band fest going down at The World Famous Kenton Club on Friday Oct 7th and Sat Oct 8th!! All duo bands rocking out all over the spectrum of genres!! Check it out out!! Starts early and ends late!!
    -9/21/2016 3:07:42 AM
    Daisy @hit it and quit it, the [Sep 21, 2016] » Where this
    -9/20/2016 6:18:07 PM
    anon rock 'n roll camp for girls? so guys arent allowed. how sexist!
    -9/15/2016 8:11:01 PM
    Rock 'n' Roll Camp For Girls @mississippi studios [Nov 13, 2016] » Ladies Rock Camp (LRC) is a weekend day camp in Portland, OR that provides an opportunity for women 21 and over to let loose for the weekend and create original music together! ¤ ¤ Beginning Friday, you’ll start to learn and/or improve upon your instrument of choice*, then you’ll form a band and work…read the full comment
    -9/13/2016 3:45:39 PM
    R @new black water [Sep 12, 2016] » Akira has been replaced by Drag Me Under
    -9/12/2016 5:11:36 PM
    Slim's stage at Nofest: Jizz Wisard, Nasalrod, C Average & More! @slims [Sep 10, 2016] » On Saturday C AVERAGE will return from Olympia to play NOFEST at Slim's w/ NASALROD, Jizz Wisard, Sam Humans (last show before he leaves town), Toim, Fools Rush & more!!
    -9/6/2016 6:41:41 PM
    Vulgarian @hawthorne theater [Sep 28, 2016] » This show is going to be insane.
    -8/28/2016 11:01:03 PM
    dachapdx @dacha, the [Sep 10, 2016] » This is during the Belmont street fair!!!
    -8/26/2016 11:38:24 PM
    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
    -8/23/2016 3:48:56 PM
    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
    -8/18/2016 3:25:29 PM
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