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Latest Honduran News

Below is our complete Honduran news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Doomed & Stoned Offering 70 Track Compilation

The blog Doomed & Stoned has put together an extensive compilation of underground heavy bands in Portland, Oregon, which features Ape Machine's "Angry Man," Blackwitch Pudding's "Swamp Gas Of The Nevermizer," and a whole lot more. The site's founder, Billy Goat, comments:

"Portland, Oregon is known for many things--it's the 'Rose City,' clustered around the mighty Willamette River and nearby Mt. Hood, the home of Nike and the Trail Blazers, even a major network television show called Portlandia.

"But to the hard working locals, Portland is home two the two big things that really matter: brews and bad-ass rock 'n' roll. Doomed & Stoned in Portland is a snapshot of the heavy music scene right now in Portland--from the ever-popular Red Fang, Lord Dying, and Toxic Holocaust, to rising stars such as Sons of Huns, Ape Machine, and Drunk Dad.

"Most of all, here is a collection of bands with a strong DIY ethic--everything from experimental metal to a distinct brand of Northwest punk to the ultra-heavy metal doom giants like Graves at Sea, Usnea, and Stoneburner. Not to mention the bands that just like to "Keep Portland Weird" (Blackwitch Pudding, Pinkzilla, Big Black Cloud). Over 65 bands waiting for you to lend them your ears--and a free download, to boot. You may just discover your next favorite bands."

You can stream all the tracks below or pick up your own copy of the compilation at this location. The track listing is as follows: More...

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Drunk Dad Announces Tour With Hondruan

You can tell from the Eolian relation that's it's already going to be an ugly tour: Drunk Dad and Honduran are headed on out a U.S. trek.

From August 29th through September 30th, this Portland-based duo will plow through a counter-clockwise arc of the American colonies, with twenty-seven municipalities on the shitlist for the scummiest beatdown of the season, including shows with Same Sex Dictator, Godstomper, Stapled Shut, The Drip, Rabbits and tons more.

Additionally, both bands will perform matinees at the Eolian Empire-organized D.I.Y. "anti-fest" dubbed Festicide this weekend (August 16th and 17th). Catch the devastation live on these dates:

8/29/2014 Club 21 - Portland, OR w/ Same Sex Dictator
9/04/2014 The Colony - Sacramento, CA
9/05/2014 Hemlock - San Francisco, CA w/ Disastroid
9/06/2014 Oakland Metro - Oakland, CA w/ Godstomper, Sete Star Sept, Gods America
9/07/2014 MDM Studios - Los Angeles, CA w/ Stapled Shut, Actuary, Vulva Esser, Shitbrains, Putasos
9/08/2014 TBA - Flagstaff, AZ
9/09/2014 The Launchpad - Albuquerque, NM w/ Roñoso, Doomed to Exist, My Man Mike
9/10/2014 The Grynde - El Paso, TX w/ Communion of Thieves
9/11/2014 Holy Mountain - Austin, TX w/ The Unmothered, The Dead See
9/12/2014 Vino's Brew Pub - Little Rock, AR
9/13/2014 The East Room - Nashville, TN w/ Sheepshifter, Realeyes, One Beggar Sun
9/14/2014 Ten Pins Tavern - Athens, GA w/ Toxic Ass Implant
9/15/2014 Foxfield Bar and Grill - Columbia, SC
9/16/2014 Gallery 5 - Richmond, VA
9/17/2014 TBA - Baltimore, MD
9/18/2014 Motel Hell - Philadelphia, PA w/ Heavy Medical
9/19/2014 The Gutter - Brooklyn, NY w/ Heavy Medical, Law$Uits
9/20/2014 Obrien's - Boston, MA w/ The Proselyte, Jack Burton vs David Lopan
9/21/2014 Whitney House - Hartford, CT w/ Weald
9/22/2014 Certain Death - Pittsburgh, PA w/ Crappy Funeral
9/23/2014 TBA - Chicago, IL
9/24/2014 Vandals - Kansas City, MO
9/25/2014 TBA - Denver, CO
9/27/2014 TBA - Missoula, MT
9/28/2014 Underground 15 - Spokane, WA
9/29/2014 Rays Golden Lion - Richland, WA w/ The Drip
9/30/2014 The Know - Portland, OR w/ Rabbits More...

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Black Cobra To Play Stumpfest

Black Cobra, the devastatingly heavy duo hailing from the bay area and backed by Southern Lord Recordings, has been added to Stumpfest 2014.

Black Cobra's recent album, "Invernal," was described by The Sleeping Shaman as "the sound of a schizophrenic octopus, high on speed, hard liquor and murderous hatred trapped inside the body of a man locked in a darkened jail cell."

The three-day festival, organized by Rynne Stump, will churn out heavy tunes from the city's legendary metal acts and their closest friends at Mississippi Studios on April 24th - 26th. Links for prices and more info through the venue website will be provided in two weeks, so stay tuned! The currently announced Stumpfest lineup features: More...

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First Bands Announced For Stumpfest

Stumpfest - Portland, Oregon's "fantastic amalgam of music, bro love and art" - will return on April 24th - 26th, 2014 with its biggest lineup yet.

The three day festival, organized by Rynne Stump, will churn out heavy tunes from the city's legendary metal acts and their closest friends at Mississippi Studios and another yet-to-be-determined venue.

Tickets will be available through the venue websites as well as at the door. Prices and links will be provided soon. The currently announced lineup is as follow:

LIFE COACH (feat. Phil Manley from TRANS AM & Jon Theodore from QOTSA and ex-THE MARS VOLTA)
LORD DYING (nominated as one of Metalunderground.com's best newcomers of 2013)

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Honduran Releases "Yawnmower" Video

Portland's powerviolence/sludge combo Honduran has released a new music video for the "Yawnmower" anthem. Check it out below, courtesy of Revolvermag.com.

Pulled from the group's debut LP, "Street Eagles," viciously set loose via the Eolian Empire this Summer, the visual interpretation of the track was written and directed by Adam Cornelius, who also directed labelmates Diesto's recently unveiled "Edge of the World" video. More...

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Honduran Streaming New Track

As the delinquents in Portland’s Honduran prep new LP "Street Eagles" for release next week, today Pitchfork draws more attention to the whole debacle by premiering a gnarly new number from the opus. You can listen to the title track at this location.

Portland-based D.I.Y. outsider label Eolian Empire will soil your drawers this Tuesday, July 30th when they drop "Street Eagles" via 180-gram vinyl and digital download. You can also catch the band live:

7/26/2013 Coo Coo Nest - Port Townsend, WA w/ Wilt, Endorphins Lost
7/27/2013 Best Friends Only Fest - Sequim, WA w/ Mass Grave, Sixbrewbantha, Don Peyote, Cron
7/28/2013 TBA - Vancouver, BC w/ Osk, Obacha, Subsist
7/29/2013 4th Ave House - Squamish, BC w/ Obacha, Shooting Spree
7/30/2013 a bar or in the woods, TBA - Kamloops, BC
7/31/2013 Roots - Yakima, WA
8/01/2013 The Dwell Hole - Tacoma, WA w/ Cascabel, The Drip, Of Feather And Bone
8/02/2013 The Kraken - Seattle, WA w/ Cerebral Cortez, Sciatica
8/15/2013 Rotture - Portland, OR w/ Vohl, Atriarch (Street Eagles record release) More...

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Honduran Streaming New Song

Portland-based Eolian Empire will yield "Street Eagles," the new LP from local trio Honduran, in the coming weeks. The following press release was issued about the album:

"Street Eagles is a dark, dangerous trip through Rip City: a labyrinth of blasted beats, chunked-up chug-a-lugs, and warrior cries—with nary a solo in sight, all meat and bone. The recording by Fester (Rabbits, Nux Vomica, Knelt Rote) at Haywire Studios in Portland captures the band clear, heavy, and sick like never before. Experience a brutal sonic bludgeoning in all its fine detail! Riff after riff of palm-muted madness and finger-clicking bass over a volatile bed of beats both lightning fast and super slow from three twisted technicians way down in the frontline trenches. When you finally emerge from your rites of initiation --battered, bruised, beaten down -- you too will be a shitizen of Honduran.

"Be a good 'Shitizen' and get your Honduran hankering fixed up at Cvlt Nation, who confirms the track is 'great piece of audio destruction' right here. The shit gets real on July 30th when the Eolian deviants drop that sonofabitch via 180-gram LP and digital."

The album's track listing is:

1. Never Forget (Ben Bratt)
2. Shitizen
3. Pregnant Skeletons
4. Burnt Vestry
5. Yawnmower
6. The Corpse
7. K-9
8. Hiding from the Idiots
9. First World Problems
10. Street Eagles
11. Stampeded by Fear More...

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Eolian Empire Releasing Compilation

Recently out of hibernation, Portland label Eolian Empire is preparing to release the most ambitious and dedicated project on ITS diverse roster this Spring, with the newly-completed "Keep Our Heads" label compilation. The following press release was issued about the compilation:

"The tiny D.I.Y. label more focused on maintaining a kinship with their regional underground music scene than attaining national acts or breaking into charts, the clan at Eolian has literally dedicated thousands of hours to arranging, collecting, compiling, mixing and preparing this massive offering of what they consider the best of their local underground, with Keep Our Heads.

"Aligning metal, sludge, doom, prog, punk, rock, thrash, hardcore, noise and unclassifiable anti-genre acts from across the region into a herculean ninety-nine-minute soundtrack to the Portland heavy underground, Keep Our Heads bears twenty-six exclusive tracks from stalwarts in the scene, like some twisted, many-headed beast raised on the soundtracks to River's Edge, Lost Highway, and Repo Man, practically all the tracks recorded in Portland specifically for this release.

"Keep our Haeds features acts: Acre, The Ax, Big Black Cloud, Crag Dweller, Diesto, Drunk Dad, Fist Fite, Gaytheist, Gone to Croatoan, Honduran, Hot Victory, Humours, Ix, LKN, Lord Dying, Nasalrod, Norska, Order of the Gash, Palo Verde, Prizehog, Rabbits, Redneck, Sei Hexe, Sioux, Tiny Knives, and Towers. The comp will see release digitally and on a limited-run cassette on May 1st, the cassette run including both a digital download and a slick beer koozie. View the full track/band listing below, and place pre-orders here."

As a public preview to Keep Our Heads, The Obelisk has released a brand new track from riff-crushers Diesto -- a precursor for the band’s upcoming LP on Eolian this Summer -- alongside a peek at what is going on with this comp. Check it out right here. More...

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Gravehill Playing Goregon Massacre Fest III

California death horde Gravehill is set to invade the Pacific Northwest this weekend as part of the Goregon Massacre Fest III, which will take place Friday, June 22nd and Saturday June 23rd at the East End Outdoor Annex in Portland, OR. Gravehill will perform alongside Cardiac Arrest, Cianide, Phobia and many more. Check out Gravehill vocalist Mike Abominator's preview of the fest at MetalManiacs.com.

Gravehill's most recent album, "When All Roads Lead To Hell," was released last year by Dark Descent Records with vinyl treatment coming from Chaos Records. Below is the roster of thirty bands that will be playing the two dates of the fest. For more information, head over to the Goregon Massacre Fest III Facebook event page.

Friday, June 22nd:


Saturday, June 23rd:



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