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Cruel Hand carves out a following, Jon Nolan's new CD, and more

The "Sibilance" staff will admit to never having heard CRUEL HAND 's music before last week, but we find it remarkable that the Portland-based hardcore band have carved out a following in New Zealand, where they recently played a string of shows.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 08, 2011
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Packing iron with Yellow Roman Candles

For a band with such a fiery name, Yellow Roman Candles don't exactly blast from the speakers; nor are they likely to be your Fourth of July party-down accompaniment.
Slow burn
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 24, 2011
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Arbor of song

Why people didn't freak out more about Dead End Armory I'll never know, and why I'm coming to frontman Wesley Allen Hartley's new project, backed by new band the Traveling Trees, almost a month after its release I'm really not sure.
Wesley Allen Hartley returns with Narrow Gauge Quad Trains
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 30, 2010