The Latest Portland News, Video, Interviews and Features

The News Wizard Rifle's New Album Is A Noisy, Frenetic Kick In The Face

Exclusive: Stream the killer new self-titled album by Portland doom crew Wizard Rifle.

Features Help is Here in the Form of Portland's Best New Hardcore Band

EXCLUSIVE: Stream the debut EP from Portland’s new hardcore punk band Help, featuring an ex-member of Portugal. The Man and a dude who once ran for Mayor.

Features The 50 Best American Metal Bands From the Last Decade

Here are the 50 bands who have defined American metal in the 2010s.

The News Exclusive: Stream The Moody, Spacey Debut Record From Portland's Dark Numbers

Dark Numbers’ debut album, If It Was It Would Be So, is out on Friday via Nadine Records. Stream the whole thing now.

The News Exclusive: Watch the Hypnotic New Video for Blackwater Holylight's Sunrise

Blackwater Holylight, the Portland, Oregon psychedelic quintet, will also release their second album this fall through RidingEasy Records.

Features Exclusive: Lord Dying Turn Tragedy Into A Prog-Metal Masterpiece

Listen to the new record, Mysterium Tremendum, and read an in-depth interview with frontman Erik Olson.

Features Corrosion Of Conformity's U.S. Tour Is A Southern Riff Extravaganza

Corrosion Of Conformity, Crowbar, Weedeater, and Mothership filled Portland, Oregon’s Hawthorne Theater with southern riffs, beard sweat, and good times.

Features Hear The Stunning Debut From Portland's Glory In The Shadows

The band refer to their sound as psychotropic death songs from the profound abyss.”

Features 7 Up-And-Coming Portland Doom Bands Making The World A Gloomier Place.

Not enough clouds in your sky? Here’s a list of bands who’ll give you the big melancholy riffs you crave.

Features The Underground Sounds Of America: Uada

The Portland black metal naturalists have created a sonic eclipse worth staring into.

Features The Underground Sounds of America: Witch Mountain

In the first volume of our new regular series, we chat with one of the longest rocking, most important Doom Metal bands in the United States.