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Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura

Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura

April 10th, 2009 Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura Croatian Cultural Center By Marcell Fraser Easter Weekend: there could be no more appropriate time to witness a death metal show such as this, and the more than solid bill... Posted: May 4, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Marcell Fraser
In this Article Artist(s) Neuraxis, Cannibal Corpse, The Faceless, Obscura Resource(s): Croatian Cultural Center
Focus by Brad Nugent

Focus by Brad Nugent

Focus by Brad Nugent Posted: Dec 3, 2015
Author: Brad Nugent
Published by: Victoria Daily Times
In this Article Artist(s) Motifs, My People, The Seventh Edition, The Yeoman
BISON HAVE HORNS

BISON HAVE HORNS

For those unknowing, Bison are Vancouver’s currently-reigning champions of The Riff, trafficking in mercilessly heavy, sludgy, and addictive sonic terror. Think discarded beer cans peppered with shotgun holes, full-size back-patches, pall... Posted: Apr 30, 2008
Author: Mr. Magic Chords
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
Propagandhi with the Rebel Spell and Cambridge

Propagandhi with the Rebel Spell and Cambridge

October 27th 2009, the Rickshaw After braving the absurd line-up of punks with little choice but to chain smoke furiously in an attempt to keep warm, I finally made it inside the Rickshaw Theatre---after an hour and a half. I guess... Posted: Nov 13, 2009
Author: Kristina Mameli
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell, Propagandhi, Cambridge Resource(s): Rickshaw Theatre
Vancouver Youth Comes of Age

Vancouver Youth Comes of Age

IGNITE X Toast Of The Town at The Wise Hall May 20th 2009 Tonight The Wise Hall looks like something out of an Elvis Presley movie: the young crowd in fancy dress appropriate to 50’s dancehall goers, as the best youth talent Vancouve... Posted: Jun 6, 2009
Author: Adam King
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) the naive, The Beauties, Stefana Fratila, CHELSEA JOHNSON, Eric Campbell , The Bank Dogs Resource(s): WISE Hall
Things Are Getting Hairy: Bison BC prepares for Dark Ages

Things Are Getting Hairy: Bison BC prepares for Dark Ages

“We weren’t necessarily going for an animal name,” Bison BC co-guitarist/ co-vocalist James Farwell tells me when I ask about the name Bison. “We’d tossed around these Godawful made up words - ‘what looks good in a good metal fo... Posted: Feb 19, 2010
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
What Swank Did on Their Summer Vacation.

What Swank Did on Their Summer Vacation.

Swank sashayed out of Van this summer. How many gigs in how many nights? 6 gigs in 6 sweaty nights! It was like a military operation, but with booze. Name clubs and the bands that you played with. The Grateful Fed, Kelowna, The S... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Swank
The Final Show Vonnegut Dollhouse

The Final Show Vonnegut Dollhouse

Thursday, November 13 at Honey Lounge The crystal chandeliers and velvet couches of Honey Lounge are the perfect backdrop for an eclectic band like Vonnegut Dollhouse. Formed two years ago by keyboardist James Ford and vocalist/guitar... Posted: Dec 4, 2008
Author: Mo Reynolds
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Vonnegut Dollhouse Resource(s): Honey Lounge
GWAR Eternal: Blothar and Vulvatron on Oderus Urungus and the Persistence of GWAR

GWAR Eternal: Blothar and Vulvatron on Oderus Urungus and the Persistence of GWAR

Interview with Vulvatron, Blothar, and Pustulus Maximus in Vancouver for GWAR: Eternal tour. Posted: Nov 16, 2014
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media
In this Article Artist(s) GWAR Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom, Live Nation

Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra charm hometown crowd

Victoria’s Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra recently played Upstairs Cabaret here in their hometown of Victoria with locals Compassion Gorilla and Carousels opening up. There was a strong sense of community and no shortage of dancing at the ... Posted: Oct 20, 2014
Author: Matt O'Connor
Published by: Nexus
In this Article Artist(s) Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra

Trish Shwart's Factory and Fetishes

This is the Sleep Factory, Trish Shwart’s exhibition at Martin Batchelor Gallery that opened on November 7th, with a persuasive performance by the artist as a marketeer, and continues with a visual smorgasbord of parodies that explore the commodificatio Posted: Feb 22, 2016
Published by: www.artstance.org
Author: Connie Morey
In this Article Artist(s) Trish Shwart
Focus by Brad Nugent February 1968

Focus by Brad Nugent February 1968

Focus by Brad Nugent Posted: Dec 3, 2015
Published by: Victoria Daily Times
Author: Brad Nugent
In this Article Artist(s) The Beau Gentry, Blues X Five, The Mixed Emotions, The Pharaohs, The Mystics Resource(s): Club Tango View St., Crystal Garden
Cold Outside Reveiw

Cold Outside Reveiw

Fans of guitar tone have a lot to learn about Bill Johnson. His fourth album, Cold Outside should be the one that has this Vancouver Island native flying high above the radar, finally. Ripe with an abundance of select tracks, Johnson proves... Posted: Apr 17, 2017
Author: Eric Thom
Published by: Penguin Eggs
In this Article Artist(s) The Bill Johnson Blues Band

Review: Canadian Guitarist West Coast Comerford happy to play blues

A story on west coast Canadian blues guitar man, West Coast Comerford. Comerford has played in many blues bands out of Victoria, including the Rockin' Devils, All Them Blues Band and Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band. The piece was published on Digita Posted: Jan 9, 2017
Author: Marcus Hondro
Published by: Digital Journal
In this Article Artist(s) Hank Leonhardt, Uncle Wigglys Hot Shoes Blues Band, Mark Comerford, Mark Johnson, Hubert Sumlin, Muddy Waters Resource(s): Harpo's in Victoria
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