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Archive for Dagger of the Mind

Josh Duke on Dagger of the Mind – Jan. 22, 2008

Sometimes I wonder if my editor tries to set me up, just baiting me with bands that sound too ridiculous to be true (Nope. – JS/Scene Ed.). And I thought Saturday would be one such instance, were it not for that Dagger of the Mind from Portland managed to somehow entertain a crowd of semi-inebriated Arcatans that weren’t drunk enough to not care. Read the rest of this entry »


Daniel Lewis on Dagger of the Mind

Twas a tale of the most noble of rockingness at the tavern of Ye Olde Alibi last Saturday whence came from yonder land of Portland a quartet of merry fellows who did bringeth the rock.
Dagger of the Mind! Yea, I doth saith Dagger of the Mind! A rose by any other name could not smell as sweet. Oh, how doth I love them. Let me count the ways. Read the rest of this entry »

Terrence McNally: Show recommendation – Dagger of the Mind

This should be top of your list: Dagger of the Mind, left, at the Alibi Saturday night. Shakespearean metal.


First sentences from the forthcoming Jan. 15 issue:

Leave the glow sticks and fire sticks at home – the real spin action in Arcata persists in the form of contra dances.

Forget about those washboard abs you resolved to work toward for the new year.


EDITED: Well, somehow the remaining sentences disappeared when I hit “Publish.” Consider my mellow harshed.

Anyway, it’s a cool issue. Check it out Tuesday.