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Marble Rye CD release party Friday May 8th

Marble Rye CD release party Friday May 8th w/ The Matinee and Analog Bell Service The Railway is a decent room to watch a few amazing local bands tear it up. Even with a totally irrational layout that makes it appear packed to the gil... Posted: May 23, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) The Matine, Marble Rye, Analog Bell Service Resource(s): Railway Club
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
MOTORAMA

MOTORAMA

I entered Pat's Pub on Friday March 12th in the year of our lord 2010 to experience Motorama for the first time. There were three bands in the evening and Motorama opened. When I say opened, I mean OPENED. This power trio of punk dug int... Posted: Apr 8, 2010
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Gaalen Engen
In this Article Artist(s) Motorama Resource(s): Pat's Pub

Go Ghetto/Bike/Scatterheart/H.B @ The Railway, Saturday July 5th

Yowza! Saturday night was a melting pot of birthdays, friends, and 4 of Vancouver’s finest bands all under one small jam-packed roof. Getting over the ridiculous layout of The Railway takes some time getting used to if you’re not a regu... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: ~Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Go Ghetto Tiger, Scatterheart, BIKE Resource(s): Railway Club
Carcass at The Commodore Ballroom

Carcass at The Commodore Ballroom

It’s been six long years since Carcass were last in Western Canada, and in the months since the Decibel Tour was announced, an electric atmosphere of anticipation has grown to a fever pitch for tonight’s show. This is shown from the ear... Posted: Jun 5, 2014
Published by: LiveVan
Author: Rich Taylor
In this Article Artist(s) The Black Dahlia Murder, Carcass, Noisem, GORGUTS Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom

LAND- Self Titled

It's a rare occasion when an album captures me with such force on the first listen and keeps me rapt until the closing note, but this one takes the prize. In fact this is one of the best albums i have ever heard. Rob Nicholls and Galen Rigt... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nate Pike
In this Article Artist(s) LAND
(Album Review) Angela Verbrugge: The Night We Couldn’t Say Good Night

(Album Review) Angela Verbrugge: The Night We Couldn’t Say Good Night

"This is a stunning debut album for Angela Verbrugge. Simply stunning!", Toronto Music Report writer Raul da Gama raves. Posted: Jan 15, 2020
Author: Raul de Gama
Published by: Toronto Music Report
In this Article Artist(s) Angela Verbrugge
Glorywhore Finds the Beauty in Sleaze.

Glorywhore Finds the Beauty in Sleaze.

Glorywhore is a great name, and when playing with HookerPop, it's awesome. In the first week of the New Year, I went to the Princeton to check out Glorywhore. What I got was a petite Suicide Girl, Maiwan, with her incredible scratchy growl ... Posted: Jan 15, 2010
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Tanya Harding
In this Article Artist(s) Glorywhore
GWAR – Oderus Urungus Does Not Smoke Crack Well With Others

GWAR – Oderus Urungus Does Not Smoke Crack Well With Others

GWAR – Oderus Urungus Does Not Smoke Crack Well With Others Oderus Urungus is not the sort of intergalactic barbarian warlord who minces his words. I spoke with the leader of GWAR recently, and between copious puffs on his crack pipe,... Posted: Aug 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kyle Antivenin
In this Article Artist(s) GWAR, Oderus Urungus
The Rebel Spell

The Rebel Spell

The Cobalt Feb 29th, 2008 If Vancouver were a jungle and we were all chimps, Todd Serious and Chris Rebel would have their own separate little bands. Chris’ pack would be more violent and smaller, and would conduct raids into Todd’s... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell Resource(s): The Former Cobalt
Thee Manipulators

Thee Manipulators

Thee Manipulators The morning after I first saw local 5 piece garage rock band Thee Manipulators I woke up with two maracas in my bed and a lot more pins on my jacket. Strangely, I had acquired a pin of an intoxicated/hungry looking fe... Posted: Aug 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kyla V
In this Article Artist(s) Thee Manipulators
As I Lay Dying / Misery Signals / August Burns Red / Evergreen Terrace

As I Lay Dying / Misery Signals / August Burns Red / Evergreen Terrace

As I Lay Dying / Misery Signals / August Burns Red / Evergreen Terrace Croatian Cultural Centre, Tuesday April 29th Until this impeccably brutal show, I believed the Croatian Cultural Centre was to be avoided at all costs, but the na... Posted: May 6, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Edward Dinsley
In this Article Artist(s) Misery Signals, Evergreen Terrace, As I Lay Dying, August Burns Red Resource(s): Croatian Cultural Center

Bel Riose

Rah Rah, Library Voices, Bel Riose & Bash Brothers The Railway Club Wednesday, February 18 2009 I’m glad I took the night off work this last Wednesday for a little Bel Riose eardrum shakeup at the Railway. In the process I discov... Posted: Mar 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Bel Riose, the bash brothers, Library Voices , Rah Rah Resource(s): Railway Club
Get Lucky with Tom Holliston!

Get Lucky with Tom Holliston!

I’ve always thought that someone should rhyme “Erik Estrada” with “vagina dentata” in a song, and it occurred to me, when I came late and awestruck to the solo output of songwriter and Nomeansno/Hanson Brothers guitarist Tom Holli... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) NoMeansNo, Tom Holliston, Showbusiness Giants
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