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Ghost, Blood Ceremony and Ancient VVisdom


Hawthorne Theatre (map) Southeast
Tue., Jan. 31, 7 p.m. 2012 All Ages


I have heard exactly one heavy music fan claim they did not care for Blood Ceremony's self-titled 2008 debut. Are you fucking kidding me? Unabashed Iommi-worshipping guitar, sinister organ, and lyrics birthed from the Necronomicon swirl from netherworldly depths to otherworldly heights—and that's just the first song. Once vocalist/organist Alia O'Brien puts her lips to the mouthpiece and conjures that first flute (yes, flute) solo, the trip really begins. This dark sorceress leads a druggy, unholy dance at the altar of the RIFF, her minions banging their heads approvingly as she lights the pyre beneath you. Yes, this album is a stone classic and that person I mentioned earlier obviously has shit for brains. The Toronto band makes their long overdue Portland debut tonight. Don't miss out. ETHAN JAYNE Also read our article on Ghost.

Hawthorne Theatre

1507 SE Cesar E. Chavez, Portland, OR 97214

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  • Tue., Jan. 31, 7 p.m. 2012
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