I asked this question last night on the DBS Facebook page. Here are the responses, with mine first:
– Death Toll 80k, War Master, Misanthropic Noise, Gowl, (my two local faves) and Ilsa.
– No Tolerance, The Rival Mob, Coke Bust, Double Negative, and No Tomorrow.
– Curmudgeon, Iron Lung, Iselia, Dogbite, Grudges.
Iron Lung, Water Torture, Cogs And Sprockets, Ordstro, and +HIRS+
Water Torture, Magrudergrind, Nihil Baxter, Despise You, Vitamin X
Swamp Gas, Slough, Pig Chicken Suicide, Rottred, The Kill
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Not sure if you know Andrew since news only came out yesterday, but Sakatat are disbanding, one more gig in January and thats it. As for my favourite 5 active bands its a tough call, but probably is
Six Brew Bantha
Actuary (we allowed a noise band?)