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Now that everybody can read, Bloodhag calls it a day this Friday at the Funhouse

Now that literacy rates have gone through the roof (proof: Obama got elected, health care passed, a new issue of The Baffler is on the stands), book-loving hardcore-playing science fiction dungeon masters Bloodhag are calling it quitola. Just as boldly they lived, these secret masters of fandom are leaving their career playing both punk dung-holes […]

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Live March 2001

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Sixteen Horsepower was an incredibly talented band that combined a dark southern gothic sound with the singer’s deranged religious perspective. This new offering was actually recorded in 2001, just after the release of the absolutely stellar Secret South, their third and best studio album. It showcases the band at the height of their powers, both […]

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Forging Steel And Laying Stone

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Seattle's own Burke, Jon, and Nat are back, with a freshly-honed, serrated-edge, sludge-melange for San Francisco punk label Alternative Tentacles, and their first full-length since level-raising spiritually decimating Elephantine. Touring like beasts seems to have built up a screeching full head of hot steam for their brand new record. Through a couple of albums, assorted […]

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