Author Archives: Hannah Levin

KEXP’s Seek & Destroy Presents: Red Fang tonight at Showbox at the Market

Portland riff-brokers Red Fang recorded a crushing in-studio session for Seek & Destroy’s four-year anniversary on October 27, playing songs in from their new album, Whales & Leeches. You can watch the full performance below, and you can also catch them live at their S&D-sponsored, all-ages show at Showbox at the Market this Saturday, NovemberRead more...

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KEXP’s Seek & Destroy Welcomes Neurosis to the Showbox this Saturday

Aaron Beam, bassist for Portland’s Red Fang, once told me that he believed the long-standing punk-versus-metal dichotomy died when Metallica’s 1984 sophomore album Ride the Lightning came out. I believe he is correct, and the fact that Oakland, California’s Neurosis formed in 1985 only provides more evidence for that historical marker. Few bands with nearlyRead more...

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Upcoming on Audioasis: Red Dress

Our previously scheduled in-studio performer for tonight, Tu Fawning, had to cancel at the last minute due to illness, and fortuitously, there was a last minute replacement waiting in the wings. Red Dress was a Seattle band that formed in 1977 and was hugely influential in the city’s early, artier underground scene. Described by someRead more...

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