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Warning, The Body, Worm Ouroboros, Dispossessed

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Tonic Lounge (map) Northeast
Tue., Oct. 17, 8 p.m. 2017 21+

$20

Warning’s original existence was relatively short, but its output was potent. Formed by singer/songwriter Patrick Walker in the mid-’90s in a town outside London, the band put out a couple promising demos and a very good debut before making its mark on metal forever with 2006’s Watching from a Distance. The album is a towering achievement of traditional doom—it’s heavier than a mountain, slower than molasses, and endlessly melodic. Warning’s riffs are one big helping of sugarcoated sludge after another. But the band’s most distinctive feature may be the vocals of Walker, who emotes as openly and affectingly as any metal frontman. Walker ended the band in 2009 (and started recording under the name 40 Watt Sun), but this week at Tonic Lounge, Warning will play Watching from a Distance in its entirety as part of not only a rare US tour, but also a ridiculously stacked bill. BEN SALMON

Tonic Lounge

3100 NE Sandy, Portland, OR 97232
(503) 853-1264
Hours: Daily 3pm-2:30am
http://www.tonicloungeportland.com/

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  • Daily 3pm-2:30am
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This event is in the past.
  • Tue., Oct. 17, 8 p.m. 2017
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