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Here is the initial lineup for Willamette Week's MusicfestNW, scheduled for Sept. 7-11, 2011 in Portland, Oregon, and it's pretty great. The multi-venue fest includes big outdoor performances by Band of Horses (Sunday, Sept. 11), Explosions in the Sky (Saturday, Sept. 10), and Iron & Wine (Friday, Sept. 9), in addition to shows with everyone from Archers of Loaf to Big Freedia to Butthole Surfers to Neurosis. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 3rd. Check out the full list below...

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Seventh Rule welcomes their newest addition Diesto, a sludgey Portland combo whose new LP High As The Sun hits the racks on Monday 11/1. Subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) melody creeps in - bands like High on Fire, Melvins, and even a partly-cloudy Torche are jumping off points, but Diesto veers into unique and fertile post-metal-ly territory. There's a bit of twang in their approach, though nothing as pronounced as Across Tundras, and I can hear bits of Earth mixed in with their guitar roar. High As The Sun definitely has its standout moments, like "Beyond The Graves" which you can stream & download below.

Diesto's current tour schedule is limited to their native Northwestern territory, but we'll let you know if that changes soon. Dates, and two song streams below...

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