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Bandcamp Recommendations 3/01/2012

PALO VERDE is a highly improvisational all-female, metal/sludge/noise duo from Portland OR. The band initially formed as experimental double-drum duo called Stick-It-In but evolved into the current improvisational guitar/drums incarnation. Since 2006, they have performed extensively in the Northwest and throughout the U.S., sharing the stage with bands such as Jucifer, Thrones, Black Elk, Japanther, and Kusikia. Drummer Lauren K also plays guitar in the blistering LKN.

RECOMMENDED IF YOU LIKE: Black Sabbath, Shellac, Jucifer.

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Introducing… Screaming Rattler

You may or may not remember a few weeks back I featured Screaming Rattler’s self titled EP at a Daily Bandcamp Album. Well I realized I never gave them a proper introduction. The band doesn’t have a bio posted anywhere that I could find so I’ll give it my best.

It all started on a cold snowy night somewhere in the wrong part of town. The year was 1983. Three radioactive and high spiders named Stevie, John and Cliff were spinning webs hoping to catch some nice 8 legged spiders to lay eggs with. After a few hours of catching nothing but flies and mosquitoes, the three decided that they needed a new path in life. They figured music was the answer. The three set out to learn how to (more…)