Bloated Kat Records’ Bloated Saturday returns to Gabe’s

For the second year in a row Bloated Kat Records is hosting Bloated Saturday 2 at Gabe’s this weekend, Aug. 25-26. Like the first Bloated Saturday the sequel will feature over 30 bands, this time split between Friday (starting at 5 p.m.) and Saturday (starting at 4 p.m.) nights instead of one marathon show. […]

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Photos: A night of powerful punk at Trumpet Blossom

Three heavy hitters hit the stage and the floor at the Trumpet Blossom Friday. Minneapolis queercore four piece Contentious played along side Iowa City’s own political punks Death Dude and the mighty grindcore purveyors Closet Witch. Death Dude has released their first recorded music via their Bandcamp. […]

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Get a taste of black metal with Ethicist at the Blue Moose Tap House Friday

Cincinnati, Ohio blackened post-metal purveyors Ethicist will bring the heavy to the upstairs of the Blue Moose Tap House on Friday. Joining them are tour-mates and fellow Ohioans Close the Hatch and local three-piece Dryad. […]

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