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- Status: active/hiatus/defunct/it’s complicated
- Year formed: 1999
Ed Cunningham – bass/vocals
Ross Markonish – guitar
Will Broadbent – drums
- Sound: retro/proto-metal, doom
- Discography: TK
Markonish at Geno’s in March during an album release party for The Last Neanderthal. (Photo by Ben McCanna)
Cunningham at Asylum in July. (Photo by Ben McCanna)
Ogre’s Ross Markonish lays down a solo during a set as openers for Dinosaur Jr. I spent an inordinate amount of time trying to capture a beam of light poking through the gap created by Markonish’s strumming arm. The stacks behind Markonish belong to J. Mascis, and weren’t being played through in this shot, something I wouldn’t learn until later that night. Nonetheless, I think the back-line stacks add to the photo rather than detract. It’s proof that Ogre can stand every bit as tall as a legend like Mr. Mascis.
OGRE bassist/singer Ed Cunningham levitates, apparently.
Will Broadbent sits front and center at Asylum’s stage in July when Ogre opened for Dinosaur Jr.