Common Eider, King Eider’s Gregory Hagan shot, injured in attempted mugging

Common Eider, King Eider - "They Want To Dig For Gold But All They Will Find Is Blood (Cell Phone Mix)" On January 10th, Gregory Hagan of local experimental rock band Common Eider, King Eider was shot in an attempted mugging as he walked to a music class in Oakland. As Gregory wrote on the band's blog, it was a scary situation that left him with a seriously injured foot and financial uncertainties. Demanding a wallet I didn’t have, the situation escalated until I was shot in the right foot – in the moment I barely felt it, instead screamed [...]

Thursday: Common Eider, King Eider + Raccoons at Amnesia

Common Eider, King Eider - "Talking Ravens, Rotting Figs" via Raven Sings the Blues Top-notch bill of Bay Area experimental rock bands at Amnesia this Thursday night (9pm, $7). Common Eider, King Eider (ex-7 Year Rabbit Cycle) headlines the show, which doubles as a release party for a new split tape from Oakland duo Raccoons and Hiss & Hum. Das Blut and Marigold Crowns also perform.

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