For fuckes sake people, the "metal" bands that have had the most success lately coming up in the Portland scene all have the most forgettable generic riffs. Not talking signed bands but the unsigned new bands. Some call them metal, but they are just plain old stoner rock, with the same old riffs we have all heard before. I know it's fun to write your own slightly different versions of classic material, but it's fucking lazy but great artists take risks and do something original, but the bands that do that get mostly ignored. And the fucking disingenuous, fake, users seem to go hand in hand here Guess it's the way of the world. What's that you say? I can't hear you because I am telling you to fuck off. Thanks, I am angry enough now to go write something fucking killer!