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Name: Vazum

Lineup: Zach Pliska, vocals, guitar and drums; Zachary Anderson, guitar; Michael O'Connor, bass and vocals. 

Sound: Moody, heavy dark rock that fits in with both the post-punk and Goth bands. 

History: Pliska formed this three-piece in 2017. He's known for playing drums in a variety of Detroit rock bands like George Morris & the Gypsy Chorus and FUR. The group has already released three albums, including their most recent, "Variant." 

Next: Catch Vazum at the Old Miami in the Cass Corridor Friday. They are set to play third after Aaron Parker and the Backroad Burners from Pennsylvania and Detroit rock band Dude. Doors open at 9 p.m. and cover is $5. Old Miami is at 3930 Cass in Detroit. Hear Vazum at

Melody Baetens

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