[FOLK METAL] When Portland’s folk-metal quartet Agalloch
released its new single, “Celestial Effigy,” the website MetalSucks
wrote, “I’ve yet to meet a person who says, ‘Nah, I don’t
The Deftones frontman talks his new dark-pop side-project, moving to Bend and surviving nu-metal.
Unlike his past projects, Chino Moreno’s Crosses (stylized as †††) is more rooted in electronica and New Wave than anything that might be described as “rock ’n’ roll”—a potentially rough pill to swallow for fans of his main band, art-metal mainstays Deftones. Regardless, wit...More
Don’t let Phil Anselmo’s reputation scare you: He’s really just a big nerd.
“I think I have a mental problem because I cannot stop
listening to Portal, for God’s sake,” says Phil Anselmo, over the phone
from the headquarters of his Austin, Texas, record label, House
WW’s music staff picks its favorite local albums of 2013.
Blitzen Trapper, VII
A consistently suggestive blend of robust
alt-country and catchy guitar-picking from Portland’s resident kings of
genre-roving Americana. (GS)
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