NEWS

May Dayz

jesus christ...i'm exhausted just looking at the upcoming list of events we've got planned.  rager after rager with hardly a moment of pause between. it's hard to recall a spat of shows that i was more excited about, and it all starts tomorrow! [note: follow the links to hear music from each of the bands] TUESDAY APRIL 29th - ABSOLUT (Toronto), WILD MOHICANS + APOCALYPSE NOW ok, so this show isn't actually happening in May...but it's damn close, and Toronto's ABSOLUT are absolute monsters! these Canadians are heavily influenced by Japanese HC acts a la CRUDE, then filtered through a metallic...

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March Madness [for Punx]

maybe i'm disillusioned, but it seems to me that US punk/hardcore has received a fresh "bill of health" in recent years. there seems to be a lot of 'fresh-blood' being infused to the scene, revitalizing old and young punx alike! in the not-too-distant past i was noticing that well established acts, or reunions were garnering the most interest of showgoers.  more recently though, young bands (both in age and existence) have come to the fore and piqued interest in the going-ons of underground music/culture. like many an aging rocker, i'd cursed the advent of the interwebs in relation to it's ability...

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Our 9th Anniversary Celebration and Beyond

  SUNDAY, JANUARY 12th [The Know's 9th Anniversary] GRAVES AT SEA (Olympia/PDX) HELLSHOCK THE SIEGE FIRE [synopisis: it's our fucking 9th anniversary, and therefore all the stops were pulled out!!! our friends in GRAVES AT SEA and HELLSHOCK  (whose bands' would generally be playing MUCH bigger spaces) kindly agreed to honor our bar/venue's birthday with what will inevitably be wild, rousing, and sweaty performances of crushing metal in the narrow confines of our venue-walls!] facebook event + music links: https://www.facebook.com/events/521555217943248/ MONDAY, JANUARY 20th THE...

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SAT, NOV 2nd – enter the weird world of BLOWFLY!!!

this is not a joke. we're really hosting the legendary likes of BLOWFLY! show details/facebook event here.  ticketing info is below the flyer: Ticketing information for is as follows [READ]: 100 presale tickets will be sold for the show Presale tickets will go on sale (exclusively available at The Know) at 8pm on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16th for $10 each only TWO presale tickets will be made available to each purchaser!!! There will be approximately 50 day-of-show "tickets" available for $12 per person (NOTE: there will be NO paper ticket given with day-of admission) In...

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Sept 2013 -The Punkest Month Ever?

it's been a long-while since i've been able to get up a new blog of show previews.  it certainly hasn't been for lack-of-wanting-to or deserving shows to write about...it's just been that damn busy. case in point: since the onset of "touring-season" (April 1st) there have been 156 calendar dates. of those dates we've hosted 110 shows and a countless number of touring bands. historically, we're anticipating this trend continuing through early December!?!? so hopefully that explains the 'radio silence' in regards to keeping up with the blog. all that said, this upcoming month of shows is too spectacular...

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