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Black Cobra, Dog Shredder and Norska


Star Theater (map) Downtown
Tue., Dec. 27, 9 p.m. 2011 21+

Raymond Ahner
Black Cobra

Let's get heavy, let's get dark, and let's motherfucking ROCK with Bay Area metal gods Black Cobra. Like a jackhammer to your skull, Black Cobra will assault you with sweet bombastic metal, wringing every last ounce of Christmas cheer from your system—with help from the equally heavy Norska, and Dog Shredder. Wait... Dog Shredder?? WM. STEVEN HUMPHREY

There are math-rock bands, and there is Dog Shredder from Bellingham. Their frantic and chaotic prog rampage would be better described as rocket-scientist rock. Halfway through every Dog Shedder song is an intense noise-rock freakout that is probably played different every time. And it all changes when they suddenly, simultaneously stop on a dime and turn the song inside out into some other tornado of off-timed riff. By the end of each blazing tune you'll find yourself wondering how you got there, and why you haven't blinked or taken a breath for a while. Plus, you haven't lived until you see this power trio of frothing, sweaty, orgasm-faced maniacs play a spot-on cover of Yes' "Heart of the Sunrise." ARIS WALES

Star Theater

13 NW 6th, Portland, OR 97209

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  • Tue., Dec. 27, 9 p.m. 2011
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