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Feb.
15th

Matt Sader talks Argonaut’s comeback, retooled sound (audio)

Let the countdown begin. This weekend, recently reunited Tacoma sludge-metal titans Argonaut will unveil a new lineup featuring singer-bassist Matt Sader, drummer Brandon Boote, guitarist Dave “I’m in every band in Tacoma” Takata and newcomer Trina Walker replacing guitarist Scott Talbott, who took off for Reno.
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Dec.
17th

Members of Dirty Knockers, Gold Teeth form new band

I’m hearing that members of Tacoma hard rock outfits Gold Teeth and Dirty Knockers – a.k.a. the late, great Brian Redman’s final band – have formed a new outfit, dubbed Man Hammer. Band member Sean Horst tells me they’ve even written three songs in their brief time together. Stay tuned.

Oct.
19th

3 Inches of Blood to headline Brian Redman tribute show

Vancouver, BC thrash-metal outfit 3 Inches of Blood will headline a tribute show for fallen bassist Brian Redman at Hell’s Kitchen on Nov. 7, booking agent Flash Connel tells me.

That night’s bill will also include local favorites the Jet City Fix, Glimpse and Monuments Collide with a 9 p.m. start time and a minimum $10 donation requested. Proceeds will go to Redman’s wife, Dana, Connel said.
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Oct.
3rd

Dirty Knockers at last night’s Brian Redman memorial (video)

For those who couldn’t be there, here’s a clip of Dirty Knockers paying tribute to their fallen band mate, the late, great Brian Redman. An army of local rockers, including Zeke, Glimpse, Top Heavy Crush, Helm’s Alee, Pioneers West, the F—ing Eagles and many more, turned out to Doyle’s Public House to see him off. Rest in peace, Brian.

Sep.
30th

More details for Doyle’s Brian Redman memorial

Doyle’s Public House owner Russ Heaton e-mailed more details regarding Friday’s memorial show for fallen Tacoma rocker Brian Redman.

As many of you know we lost Brian in an accident this past weekend. We are holding a memorial / benefit for him this Friday. The big tent is being rolled out and over 12 bands will be playing tribute to Brian. We are asking for a $5 donation at the door. There will be a Taco Truck in the parking lot for late night eats. So many members of our community have stepped forward with generous donations to make this event possible.
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Sep.
29th

Another Brian Redman benefit set for Thursday at New Frontier

Just got confirmation from Tacoma’s New Frontier Lounge that on Thursday (Oct. 1) Zook, 12 Gauge Saint and Mico de Noche will play a memorial show for fallen Tacoma musician Brian Redman, who died in a scooter accident early Sunday morning.

The New Frontier is the last place Redman played, just hours before he died. And his band, Dirty Knockers, was originally scheduled to play Thursday night. Proceeds from the New Frontier show will help pay Redman’s funeral expenses.

This is in addition to the memorial show set for Friday

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Sep.
28th

Doyle’s will host memorial concert for Brian Redman Friday

Doyle’s Public House owner Russ Heaton tells me a tribute is in the works for fallen local musician Brian Redman, who local music fans knew from his stints with Tacoma’s Dirty Knockers and 3 Inches of Blood, among other projects.

Heaton said the Doyle’s event will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, with music starting at 8. The bands have not yet been finalized, but expect some sort of official announcement here.

Redman died after crashing his scooter at the intersection of N. 21st and Steele streets early Sunday morning. More details

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Sep.
28th

R.I.P. Brian Redman

Brian Redman (center, playing bass) from his 3 Inches of Blood days (photo by Karie Hamilton)
Brian Redman (center, playing bass) from his 3 Inches of Blood days (photo by Karie Hamilton)

Brian Redman, a long-time staple of Tacoma’s music scene, was killed in an early Sunday morning scooter crash, according to Tacoma police. He was 31.

Redman was known for leading Tacoma hard-rock band, Dirty Knockers, for a two-year stint with popular, Vancouver, BC thrash-metal outfit 3 Inches of Blood and playing bass for hardcore band Trial. He last performed with Dirty Knockers Saturday night at Tacoma’s New Frontier Lounge.
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