Nice things

Nice things

Eric Tollefson's EP features Seattle heroes

In 2010, the Indy wrote about how musician Eric Tollefson graduated from the University of Montana, moved to Oregon to become a stockbroker and, after the 2008 housing collapse, turned back to his passion of music.


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Brand New

"I Am a Nightmare"

Brand New style themselves a punk rock band, but their fans know better.


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Dex Romweber


Imagine you're wandering through a postapocalyptic Las Vegas, far from the decimated Strip.


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Doom and boom

Grazing the metal smorgasbord at Missoula's two-night Erosion Festival

Doom and stoner metal still hold outsider status in the music world, even as they gain popularity among underground music scenes.

Oct 13, 2016

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Road mutants

Death Angel's near brush with mainstream metal

Death Angel's first album, The Ultra-Violence, recorded when band members were still young (drummer Andy Galeon was 14), is a stone classic in a genre that would never get anywhere near mainstream success.

(Music)   Oct 13, 2016

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Feel the thunder

Ghost's live theatrics usher in the season

If you are trying to get into the Halloween spirit and that pumpkin latte isn't doing the job, stay calm.

(Music)   Oct 6, 2016

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Joyce Manor


As a pop-punk band, Joyce Manor is extraordinarily of its genre.

(Music)   Oct 6, 2016

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CCR Headcleaner

Tear Down the Wall

I'm a big believer in good band names, and I'm also interested in where bands are from.

(Music)   Oct 6, 2016

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Staff Pick Events

  • Dead Larry @ Top Hat Lounge

    • Fri., Oct. 21, 10 p.m.
  • Cross Country @ Top Hat Lounge

  • Andre Floyd @ Ten Spoon Vineyard and Winery

    • Sat., Oct. 22, 6-8 p.m. $8-$10
  • Free Picking Circle @ Top Hat Lounge

    • Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m.
  • Brewery Jam Session @ Imagine Nation Brewing Co.

    • Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m.

Popular Events

  • Karaoke Gong Show @ Crystal Theater

    • Fri., Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.
  • FOR THE FUN OF IT TOUR @ Stage 112 at the Elk's Lodge

    • Fri., Oct. 28, 10 p.m.
  • Cross Country @ Top Hat Lounge

  • Emo Night @ Palace

    • Fri., Oct. 21, 9 p.m.
  • The Alienated @ Stage 112 at the Elk's Lodge

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