NOV 17 2018

The Power of the Riff Kick Off Party with THE SONICS, The Primals and This White Light

The Power of the Riff - Kick Off Party with THE SONICS, The Primals and This White Light

11/17/2018 from 5:30 PM

All Ages

THE ECHO
1822 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90026

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NOV 18 2018

POTR_Sunn

The Power of the Riff - 20th Anniversary of sunn O))) and Southern Lord Records

11/18/2018 from 3:00 PM

SUNN O))), Darkest Hour, Xibalba, Xasthur, Entry, PAPA M and Scream

THE ECHOPLEX
1154 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90026

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NOV 17-18 2018

THE POWER OF THE RIFF’s Final Lineup Announced; Los Angeles-Based November Event Celebrates Southern Lord’s 20th Anniversary

THE POWER OF THE RIFF Final Lineup Announced

THE POWER OF THE RIFF makes is return in November, hosting a Los Angeles-based event with two days of performances featuring a wide range of heavy acts. The first incarnation of THE POWER OF THE RIFF since late 2016, this year's gathering will take place the weekend of November 17th and 18th. This week the curators confirm more new acts including DARKEST HOUR, XIBALBA, and XASTHUR.

THE POWER OF THE RIFF's 2018 festivities will begin on Saturday, November 17th, with a kickoff party at The Echo. This show will see new Southern Lord act THE PRIMALS, a power trio featuring members of Darkest Hour, The Explosion, and more, opening for a rare set by legendary '60s garage rock outfit, THE SONICS. THIS WHITE LIGHT, featuring members of Sunn O))), Engine Kid, Pelican, and Tattle Tale Shares will play their first-ever live show at the kickoff party for The Power Of The Riff 2018.

The main event for THE POWER OF THE RIFF will take place Sunday, November 18th, at The Echoplex. This show will be headlined by SUNN O))), who in 2018 is celebrating their twentieth anniversary along with the Southern Lord label, both of which came to life in 1998. This show mark’s SUNN O)))’s only California show of 2018 and final show of the year. The rest of the lineup includes the original lineup of Washington, DC hardcore legends SCREAM, fellow DC metal outfit DARKEST HOUR, brutal metallic hardcore act XIBALBA, PAPA M – the solo project of David Pajo of Slint, Tortise, Royal Trux, and more – legendary underground entity XASTHUR, and LA’s own hardcore punk outfit ENTRY.

A very limited amount of additional tickets to the mostly sold-out event have been released. See all details at the new THE POWER OF THE RIFF website and find tickets for the event at THIS LOCATION. A limited number of special VIP tickets are available, each of which includes early entry, a drink token, Southern Lord swag bag, a SUNN O))) surprise, and more.

THE POWER OF THE RIFF 2018:
11/17/2018 The Echo – Los Angeles, CA kickoff party w/ The Sonics, The Primals, This White Light [info]
11/18/2018 The Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA w/ SUNN O))), Darkest Hour, Xibalba, Xasthur, Entry, PAPA M and Scream [info]

NOV 17-18 2018

THE POWER OF THE RIFF Confirms DARKEST HOUR, XIBALBA, And XASTHUR For November Event In Los Angeles Celebrating Southern Lord's 20th Anniversary

THE POWER OF THE RIFF Confirms DARKEST HOUR, XIBALBA, And XASTHUR

THE POWER OF THE RIFF makes is return in November, hosting a Los Angeles-based event with two days of performances featuring a wide range of heavy acts. The first incarnation of THE POWER OF THE RIFF since late 2016, this year's gathering will take place the weekend of November 17th and 18th. This week the curators confirm more new acts including DARKEST HOUR, XIBALBA, and XASTHUR.

THE POWER OF THE RIFF's 2018 festivities will begin on Saturday, November 17th, with a kickoff party at The Echo. This show will see new Southern Lord act THE PRIMALS, a power trio featuring members of Darkest Hour, The Explosion, and more, opening for a rare set by legendary '60s garage rock outfit, THE SONICS.

The main event for THE POWER OF THE RIFF will take place the following day, Sunday, November 18th, at LA's The Echoplex. This show will be headlined by SUNN O))), who in 2018 is celebrating the act's twentieth anniversary along with the Southern Lord label which was also created by the band in 1998. This show mark's SUNN O)))'s only California show of 2018 and final show of the year. Additional acts have also just been announced, including long-running metal quintet DARKEST HOUR, brutal metallic hardcore outfit XIBALBA, and legendary underground entity XASTHUR.

Watch for additional acts for the main event to be announced in the days ahead as THE POWER OF THE RIFF 2018 continues to take form.

Find tickets for the event at THIS LOCATION. A limited number of special VIP tickets are available, each of which includes early entry, a drink token, Southern Lord swag bag, a SUNN O))) surprise, and more.

THE POWER OF THE RIFF 2018:
11/17/2018 The Echo – Los Angeles, CA kickoff party w/ The Sonics, The Primals [info]
11/18/2018 The Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA w/ SUNN O))), Darkest Hour, Xibalba, Xasthur, more TBA [info]

NOV 17-18 2018

THE POWER OF THE RIFF Makes Its Return In November; Southern Lord And SUNN O))) To Celebrate 20th Anniversary By Headlining Los Angeles-Based Event

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THE POWER OF THE RIFF makes is return this year with a Los Angeles-based event in November, with two days of performances from a wide range of heavy acts. The event includes the celebration of the twentieth anniversary of both SUNN O))) and Southern Lord Recordings. The first incarnation of THE POWER OF THE RIFF since late 2016, this year’s gathering will take place the weekend of November 17th and 18th.

THE POWER OF THE RIFF‘s 2018 festivities will begin on Saturday, November 17th, with a kickoff party at The Echo. This show will see new Southern Lord act THE PRIMALS, a power trio featuring members of Darkest Hour, The Explosion, and more, opening for a rare set by legendary ’60s garage rock outfit, THE SONICS. The main event for THE POWER OF THE RIFF will take place the following day, Sunday, November 18th, at LA’s The Echoplex. This show will be headlined by SUNN O))), who in 2018 is celebrating the act’s twentieth anniversary along with the Southern Lord label which was also created by the band in 1998. This show mark’s SUNN O)))‘s only California show of 2018 and final show of the year.

Tickets for the even are on sale now at THIS LOCATION, and event pages for each day can be found below. A limited number of special VIP tickets available which include early entry, a drink token, Southern Lord swag bag, a SUNN O))) surprise, and more.

Watch for additional acts confirmed to perform at THE POWER OF THE RIFF‘s 2018 festivities to be announced over the weeks ahead.

THE POWER OF THE RIFF 2018:
11/17/2018 The Echo – Los Angeles, CA kickoff party w/ The Sonics, The Primals [info]
11/18/2018 The Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA w/ SUNN O))), Darkest Hour, Xibalba, Xasthur, more TBA [info]

With an intent of exposing fans of all ages to brand new underground acts alongside some of the biggest names in the underground metal and hardcore scenes, for nearly a decade, THE POWER OF THE RIFF has booked multiple major festivals on the East and West Coasts, several mini-tours, and more. Among the dozens of acts that have taken part in these widespread events, AGNOSTIC FRONT, ALL PIGS MUST DIE, BAPTISTS, BLACK BREATH, BLACK COBRA, COLISEUM, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, EAGLE TWIN, EYEHATEGOD, FROM ASHES RISE, GATECREEPER, GOATSNAKE, INCANTATION, NAILS, NECROT, NEGATIVE APPROACH, NEUROSIS, PELICAN, PENTAGRAM, REPULSION, SUNN O))), TRAP THEM, WINTER, WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM, XIBALBA, and many others have performed.

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