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    THE BITTER MANS GUIDE TO WHY WE LOVE METALHEADS

    Long reviled by the common man as being conjurers of evil spirits, collectors of venomous snakes, grave digging miscreants of the lowest order, metal heads are in fact nice people. In the musical landscape, some of the best we know. Its no surprise that metal and beer go hand in hand. Like a marriage made […] …

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    The unappreciated life of an opening band

    So you’re band is playing for free infront of 10 people. AGAIN. Everyone arrives at 10.55 (as you’re packing up) to catch the headliner; no one even looks at your merch. How can an opening band catch a break? First off, the Oslo audience is notoriously terrible at showing up to watch opening bands. It’s […] …

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    JPN NOIZE MASTERS AT BLÅ THIS FRIDAY!!

    This Friday, music mongrels need to head over to Blå. We asked the promoter Toft to give us a quick festival preview of this psychedelic event! ——-ooo———ooo——ooo————– BS: So who all is playing? It’s a fairly cost efficient festival with only three musicians, but when teaming up in different constellations the bottom line comes to […] …

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    Steal Yr Face: SubScene interview

    SubScene is one of Oslo’s only all ages concert alternatives; for young people, run by young people on a volunteer basis. They have moved to a new locations this year and plan to continue as a permanent fixture in the Oslo underground music scene. Bad Sounds spoke to Frode Helland at SubScene about the past, […] …

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    KING DUDE LIVE IN KANSAS CITY

    There was a long shadow of doom being cast upon us before we even got out of the car. The regulars at the watering hole of the city scene were eyeing us from their smoking pit, gated in like school children, clad in their matching blue denim studded jackets. They’re too cool, right? Immediately my […] …

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    Ann’s Day 1 & 2: OSLO PSYCH FEST

    I fly in Tuesday, and my first ever Psych Fest kicks off the following night. First two thoughts enter my mind: a)  if I’m even fit for writing, having embraced more MBA textbooks the last years than Legs McNeil; b) if my wallet can survive all the taxis and alcohol prices ($13 a beer, for those mentally converting expats). But […] …

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Procrastination has to be one of the merits of vacations, that deep seated knowledge that it truly can wait until tomorrow (or 2 months in this case) but the most …

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AHMED! AHMED!!! AAAAAHMED!!! AAAHMEEEED!!!!! “Can you keep the fucking noise down please! I paid money to sleep at this hotel and I …

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Bad Sounds Autumn Mix – Autumn Lovers

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The days are getting shorter, and as the shrill air reminds you to double your layers, the leaves crust over and the cityskape gets romantic. Soon those leaves with …

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Stoner Fashionista´s Punk Rock Playlist

Who am I kidding, it was always punk rock. I space out for months on stoner rock, run to Britney, mix it up with Hip …

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