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2014-09-23 21:12:39

BLACK TUSK Enter the Studio to Begin Work on New Album

Savannah, Georgia’s BLACK TUSK have entered the studio to begin work on the follow-up to their last release 2013’s Tend No Wounds EP. Learn More
BLACK TUSK Enter the Studio to Begin Work on New Album


2014-08-12 23:42:42

BLACK TUSK Announce New 7” + Stream Two New Songs

Savannah, GA power trio BLACK TUSK have announced a brand new 7” featuring two tracks recorded earlier this year with producer Sanford Parker (Nachtmystium, YOB, Corrections House) at Converse’s Rubber Tracks Studios in Brooklyn, NY. The 7” which features artwork from Baroness frontman John Baizley, will see a release this summer via Hyperrealist Records / A Perfect Monster. Learn More
BLACK TUSK Announce New 7” + Stream Two New Songs


2014-06-23 18:05:20

Black Tusk: Reveal European Tourdates with Toxic Holocaust Additional Dates Scheduled with Downfall of Gaia

Savannah, GA sludge warriors BLACK TUSK have revealed plans for a European campaign of devastation including dates with Portland thrash lifers TOXIC HOLOCAUST and Hamburg doom-sludge quartet Downfall of Gaia. The trek will kick off on June 13th, with BLACK TUSK invading Interlaken before uniting forces for an unstoppable march overseas. The trio of wrecking crews will tour together through their appearances at Clisson's Hellfest before the swamp metallers soldiers on through the beginning of July. Learn More
Black Tusk: Reveal European Tourdates with Toxic Holocaust   Additional Dates Scheduled with Downfall of Gaia


2013-07-24 23:35:09

BLACK TUSK Premiere New Video at Noisey.com, New EP Tend No Wounds Available

Yesterday saw the release of the long awaited new EP from Savannah Metallers BLACK TUSK. Tend No Wounds is available in CD, Vinyl and digital formats and can be ordered from the Relapse Records Store HERE. The EP can be purchased on iTunes HERE. The EP is streaming in full on BLACK TUSK's Bandcamp Page.

Today BLACK TUSK has teamed up with Noisey.com for an exclusive premiere of the band's new video for the song "Truth Untold". The video was directed by Brad Kremer and produced by Tytan Creates. Check out the exclusive premiere of "Truth Untold" HERE. Learn More
BLACK TUSK Premiere New Video at Noisey.com, New EP Tend No Wounds Available


2013-07-22 22:29:16

Black Tusk – ‘Tend No Wounds’ Available Now in North America on LP/Digital!

Savannah, Georgia’s heavy-rockin road dogs return to the fold with a stop-gap EP to hold us over between their raging last full length and their next. ‘Tend No Wounds’ is a 6 song/20 minute blast of high octane raging Southern rock/metal that merges the classic original backwoods metallic hardcore Black Tusk sound with the newer more polished rock based tunes the band has honed after years on the road on the road with bands like Baroness, Skeleton Witch, Mastodon, Kvelertak and more.
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Black Tusk – ‘Tend No Wounds’ Available Now in North America on LP/Digital!


2013-07-16 20:58:04

BLACK TUSK Streaming New EP Tend No Wounds Exclusively on Punk News, Available Next Week

It is exactly a week to the date before the release of the highly anticipated EP Tend No Wounds from Savannah Metallers BLACK TUSK. Starting today Punk News is hosting an exclusive stream of the entire EP. Get a first listen to Tend No Wounds HERE.

BLACK TUSK has announced a handful of regional tour dates for this summer. They start July 24th in Augusta, GA and runs through July 27th in Memphis, TN.
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BLACK TUSK Streaming New EP Tend No Wounds Exclusively on Punk News, Available Next Week


2013-07-02 19:28:37

BLACK TUSK Premiere New Song! Tend No Wounds Available July 23rd

As the release date of the Tend No Wounds EP draws closer, BLACK TUSK have premiered another new track. Today Crave Online is hosting an exclusive premiere of the song "Internal, External". Get a first listen to the track HERE. Learn More
BLACK TUSK Premiere New Song! Tend No Wounds Available July 23rd


2013-06-27 15:14:34

BLACK TUSK Announce European Tour

BLACK TUSK have confirmed that they will return to Europe this autumn to tour on the back of their brand new EP Tend No Wounds. The trio from Savannah, Georgia will be supported on all dates by Fight Amp. Learn More
BLACK TUSK Announce European Tour


2013-06-19 19:51:07

BLACK TUSK Premiere Video on Invisible Oranges and Brooklyn Vegan, New Tour Dates Announced

Savannah, GA's BLACK TUSK will release their new EP Tend No Wounds on July 23rd via Relapse Records. The EP was recorded with producer Phillip Cope (Kylesa, Baroness) at the Jam Room in Columbia, SC. The artwork was created by Brian Mercer (Eyehategod, Lamb of God, Zoroaster). Learn More
BLACK TUSK Premiere Video on Invisible Oranges and Brooklyn Vegan, New Tour Dates Announced


2013-05-31 01:35:39

BLACK TUSK Confirm Release Date, Reveal Artwork for Tend No Wounds EP

Savannah, GA's BLACK TUSK have confirmed a July 23rd release date for their new EP entitled Tend No Wounds via Relapse Records. The EP was recorded with producer Phillip Cope (Kylesa, Baroness) at the Jam Room in Columbia, SC. Today the band has unveiled the artwork, which was created by Brian Mercer (Eyehategod, Lamb of God, Zoroaster).

Tend No Wounds will be available in CD, Vinyl and digital formats and can be pre-ordered from the Relapse Records Store HERE. A trailer for the EP can be viewed HERE. Learn More
BLACK TUSK Confirm Release Date, Reveal Artwork for Tend No Wounds EP


2013-04-19 19:20:47

Black Tusk: Reveal New EP Title - Tour Kicks Off This Weekend

Savannah, GA's BLACK TUSK have completed recording their upcoming EP which is scheduled to be released later this Spring via Relapse Records. The EP was recorded with producer Phillip Cope (Kylesa, Baroness) at the Jam Room in Columbia, SC. Today BLACK TUSK has revealed the EP's title as "Tend No Wounds". More information including artwork and tracklisting will be revealed in the coming weeks.

The band is getting ready to hit the road with Kvelertak and Cancer Bats. Before the tour begins BLACK TUSK will be playing two headline gigs April 19th and 20th. The tour supporting Kvlertak runs from April 22nd in Detroit, MI through May 25th in Raleigh, NC Learn More
Black Tusk: Reveal New EP Title - Tour Kicks Off This Weekend


2013-03-06 16:28:15

Black Tusk: Complete New EP, Kick Off North American Tour Dates

Savannah, GA's BLACK TUSK have completed recording their upcoming EP which is scheduled to be released later this Spring via Relapse Records. The EP, recorded with producer Phillip Cope (Kylesa, Baroness) at the Jam Room in Columbia, SC, will serve as a gateway between 2011's Set The Dial and the band's next full-length.


The band recently hit the road for a short run of headline dates, followed up by a month long run of shows with Today is the Day, KEN Mode and Fight Amp then a two week run with Kvelertak and Cancer Bats. A complete list of dates can be found below.

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 Black Tusk:  Complete New EP, Kick Off North American Tour Dates


2013-02-15 15:24:44

BLACK TUSK Begin Work on New EP, North American Tour Starts March 1st

Savannah, GA's BLACK TUSK have commenced work on new material for their upcoming EP. The EP is scheduled to be released later this Spring via Relapse Records. Drummer James May checked to comment on the progress of the release:

"This new release is a mean one. It reminds me of a new twist on an old days BLACK TUSK sound. We got back together with Jay and Phillip Cope to turn this out with some of that earlier, brutal sound you might have heard back in the beginning albums. We figured it was about time to see what the old gang could do years later." Learn More
BLACK TUSK Begin Work on New EP, North American Tour Starts March 1st


2012-08-30 18:31:20

BLACK TUSK Announce New Headline Dates

In addition to their North American headline tour scheduled to begin this October, Savannah, Georgia's BLACK TUSK have announced three new headline dates. Learn More
BLACK TUSK Announce New Headline Dates


2012-08-27 15:13:31

Black Tusk To Tour With Red Fang This Fall

In addition to their North American headline tour scheduled to begin this October, Savannah, Georgia's BLACK TUSK will be hitting the road serving as direct support to label mates Red Fang. This run will kick off October 26th in Sacramento, CA and run through November 21st in Boise, ID. The band cannot wait to hit the road with Red Fang again: "This tour did great over in Europe, can't wait to do it all over again in the states! Don't miss out on this one if it rolls through your city" BLACK TUSK's headline tour dates begin October 13th in Johnson City, TN and wrap up October 24th in Portland, Oregon.

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Black Tusk To Tour With Red Fang This Fall


2012-07-20 21:00:44

BLACK TUSK: Announce US Fall Headline Dates

BLACK TUSK have confirmed a string of North American headlining dates for this fall. The run kicks off October 13th in Johnson City, TN and is scheduled to wrap up October 24th in Portland, Oregon. The band is touring in support of their latest release Set The Dial which is streaming in full at this location. The album is available for purchase via Relapse.com here and iTunes here. BLACK TUSK took part in the inaugural "Orion Music + More Festival" curated by Metallica this past June. Pop Culture Madness caught up with the guitarist Andrew Fidler for an interview at the festival. Check it out HERE. Andrew also chatted with The Rock Revival, that interview can be seen HERE.


Fall North American Headline Tour:
10/13: Johnson City, TN @ The Hideaway
10/14: Nashville, TN @ The End w/ Skeletonwitch
10/15: Louisville, KY @ Magbar
10/16: Chattanooga, TN @ JJ's Bohemia
10/17: Indianapolis, IN @ The Jukebox
10/18: Peoria, IL @ Brass Rail
10/19: Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
10/21: Billings, MT @ Manny's
10/22: Spokane, WA @ The A Club
10/23: Seattle, WA @ Highline
10/24: Portland, OR @ Plan B
11/28: Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music Hall Learn More

BLACK TUSK: Announce US Fall Headline Dates


2012-07-06 19:38:24

BLACK TUSK To Kick Off First Ever European Headline Tour This Sunday

Savannah, Georgia's BLACK TUSK, will be kicking off their first ever European headlining tour this Sunday July 8th in Koln, Germany. Support on the tour will come from Okkultokrati. The tour will run run through July 20th in Tonsberg, Norway with an appearance at Slottsfjell Fest.


BLACK TUSK took part in the inaugural "Orion Music + More Festival" curated by Metallica this past June. SiriusXM's Liquid Metal was on location covering all of the action and sat down with the band to talk about playing the festival, their upcoming tour plans and more. The interview will be airing tonight during the 7:00 PM EST hour and will replay Sunday during the 12:00 PM EST hour on Liquid Metal channel 40.


BLACK TUSK is currently streaming Set The Dial at this location. The album is available for purchase via Relapse.com here and iTunes here.


European Tour With Okkultokrati

7/8: Köln, Germany @ MTC

7/10: Manchester, UK @ Star & Garter

7/11: London, UK @ Underworld

7/12: Amsterdam, Holland @ Winston

7/13: Stuttgart, Germany @ Juha West

7/14: München, Germany @ 59 to 1

7/15: Berlin, Germany @ Cassiopeia

7/16: Prague, Czech Rep @ 007

7/19: Gothenburg, Sweden @ Truckstop Alaska

7/20: Tonsberg, Norway @ Slottsfjell Fest Learn More

BLACK TUSK To Kick Off First Ever European Headline Tour This Sunday


2012-07-06 21:10:38

BLACK TUSK: Scion A/V Label Live Showcase Download Available

In February, Scion A/V hosted five of Relapse’s best at the Roxy Theater on Sunset in Hollywood to participate in the monthly label showcase series. The showcase included the Atlanta-based quartet ROYAL THUNDER, experimental black/doom metal group TOMBS, Boston shredders REVOCATION, Savannah, Georgia’s BLACK TUSK, and goregrind pioneers EXHUMED. Each of the band’s sets was recorded, and two songs from each are now available for free download from Scion A/V Metal here.


The track listing of the showcase is as follows:
1. Royal Thunder – Mouth of Fire
2. Royal Thunder – Parsonz Curse
3. Tombs – Bloodletters
4. Tombs- Path of Totality
5. Revocation – Conjuring the Cataclysm
6. Revocation – No Funeral
7. Black Tusk- Ender of All
8. Black Tusk – Set the Dial to Your Doom
9. Exhumed – Distorted and Twisted to Form
10. Exhumed – As Hammer to Anvil


Additionally, an exclusive interview with Black Tusk is available at: www.scionav.com/media.

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BLACK TUSK: Scion A/V Label Live Showcase Download Available


2012-06-09 00:34:48

BLACK TUSK Announce First Ever European Headlining Tour

Savannah, Georgia's BLACK TUSK, have confirmed that they will be heading back to Europe this summer for their first ever European headlining tour. Support on the tour will come from Okkultokrati. The tour is scheduled to begin July 8th in Köln, Germany and run through July 20th in Tonsberg, Norway with an appearance at Slottsfjell Fest.


BLACK TUSK are currently on the road and will be joining back up with Municipal Waste's headlining tour, which will also feature special guests 3 Inches of Blood. The dates with Municipal Waste run from June 11th in Anaheim, CA and wrap up June 26th in New York, NY.


A video trailer for all of the BLACK TUSK dates can be viewed HERE.


BLACK TUSK will be taking part in the "Orion Music & More Festival" curated by Metallica. The event is set for Saturday June 23rd and Sunday June 24th at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ. BLACK TUSK will be featured on the "Damage Inc" stage on Saturday June 23rd alongside label mates RED FANG and many others. More information can be found HERE.


BLACK TUSK is currently streaming Set The Dial at this location. The album is available for purchase via Relapse.com here and iTunes here.


Updated BLACK TUSK news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website and BLACK TUSK Facebook page.


BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:


6/7: San Diego, CA @ Ruby Room
6/9: Bakersfield, CA @ Stramler Park (Rockin Roots Festival)


With Municipal Waste and 3 Inches of Blood
6/11: Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
6/12: Hollywood, CA @ The Key Club
6/13: Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro Operahouse
6/15: Seattle, WA @ Neumos Crystal Ball Reading Room
6/16: Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
6/21: Chicago, IL @ Reggie's Rock Club
6/22: Columbus, OH @ Screamin' Willies


"Orion Music + More Festival"
6/23: Atlantic City, NJ @ Bader Field


With Municipal Waste and 3 Inches of Blood
6/24: Albany, NY @ Bogies
6/25: Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
6/26: New York, NY @ Santos Party House


European Tour With Okkultokrati
7/8: Köln, Germany @ MTC
7/10: Manchester, UK @ Star & Garter
7/11: London, UK @ Underworld
7/12: Amsterdam, Holland @ Winston
7/13: Stuttgart, Germany @ Juha West
7/14: München, Germany @ 59 to 1
7/15: Berlin, Germany @ Cassiopeia
7/16: Prague, Czech Rep @ 007
7/19: Gothenburg, Sweden @ Truckstop Alaska
7/20: Tonsberg, Norway @ Slottsfjell Fest

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BLACK TUSK Announce First Ever European Headlining Tour


2012-05-19 14:11:56

BLACK TUSK Kick Off North American Tour Tomorrow

Savannah, Georgia road warriors BLACK TUSK are kicking off a North American tour tomorrow in Broussard, LA with Down and Haarp. This run of shows goes through May 25th in Memphis, TN at the New Daisy Theater.


Following the dates with Down, BLACK TUSK will be joining Municipal Waste's headlining tour, which will also feature special guests 3 Inches of Blood. The dates with Municipal Waste begin May 27th in Wilmington, NC and wrap up June 26th in New York, NY.


A video trailer for all of the BLACK TUSK dates can be viewed HERE.


BLACK TUSK will be taking part in the "Orion Music & More Festival" curated by Metallica. The event is set for Saturday June 23rd and Sunday June 24th at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ. BLACK TUSK will be featured on the "Damage Inc" stage on Saturday June 23rd alongside label mates RED FANG and many others. More information can be found HERE.


BLACK TUSK is currently streaming Set The Dial at this location. The album is available for purchase via Relapse.com here and iTunes here.


Updated BLACK TUSK news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website and BLACK TUSK Facebook page.


BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:


With Down and Haarp
5/18: Broussard, LA @ The Station
5/19: Huntsville, AL @ Crossroads
5/21: Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
5/23: Little Rock, AR @ Juanita's Cantina Ballroom
5/25: Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theater


With Municipal Waste
5/27: Wilmington, NC @ The Soapbox Laundrolounge
5/28: Atlanta, GA @ 529
5/29: Orlando, FL @ The Social
5/30: Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
6/2: Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves
6/3: Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory
6/5: Tempe, AZ @ 910 Live


With Municipal Waste and 3 Inches of Blood
6/11: Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
6/12: Hollywood, CA @ The Key Club
6/13: Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro Operahouse
6/15: Seattle, WA @ Neumos Crystal Ball Reading Room
6/16: Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
6/21: Chicago, IL @ Reggie's Rock Club
6/22: Columbus, OH @ Screamin' Willies


"Orion Music + More Festival"
6/23: Atlantic City, NJ @ Bader Field


With Municipal Waste and 3 Inches of Blood
6/24: Albany, NY @ Bogies
6/25: Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
6/26: New York, NY @ Santos Party House

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BLACK TUSK Kick Off North American Tour Tomorrow


2012-05-05 00:30:22

BLACK TUSK Announce Dates With Down: On Tour Now

Savannah, Georgia road warriors BLACK TUSK have confirmed that they will be joining Down and Haarp on a string of shows this May. The dates kick off May 18th in Broussard, Louisiana and are scheduled to wrap up on May 25th in Memphis, TN.


BLACK TUSK are currently on tour in support of their new album Set the Dial. This run features headlining tour dates which will feature support from East of the Wall. BLACK TUSK's entire set from their show last week at The Viper Room in Los Angeles, CA is available for viewing HERE.


Following their North American dates, BLACK TUSK will be heading over to Europe providing direct support to label mates RED FANG The tour will kick off April 5th in Segrate, Italy and wraps up on May 5th in Essen, Germany. A teaser video for the tour can be viewed HERE. A complete list of dates can be found below.


BLACK TUSK will be taking part in the "Orion Music & More Festival" curated by Metallica. The event is set for Saturday June 23rd and Sunday June 24th at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ. BLACK TUSK will be featured on the "Damage Inc" stage on Saturday June 23rd alongside label mates RED FANG and many others. More information can be found HERE.


BLACK TUSK is currently streaming Set The Dial at this location. The album is available for purchase via Relapse.com here and iTunes here


Updated BLACK TUSK news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website and BLACK TUSK Facebook page.


BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:


WITH EAST OF THE WALL


3/27: San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
3/28: Portland, OR @ Rotture
3/29: Tacoma, WA @ Hell's Kitchen
3/30: Seattle, WA @ Highline
3/31: Boise, ID @ The Venue
4/1: Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
4/2: Englewood, CO @ Moe's
4/3: Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room


EUROPEAN TOUR W/ RED FANG


4/5: Segrate, Italy (MI) @ Magnolia
4/6: Roma, Italy @ Traffic
4/7: Montecchio Maggiore, Italy (VI) @ E20 Underground
4/8: Bulle, Switzerland @ Ebullition
4/9: Lyon, France @ TBA
4/10: Nantes, France @ Le Ferrailleur
4/11: Paris, France @ Les Combustibles
4/12: Tilburg, Holland @ Roadburn Festival
4/13: Torhout, Belgium @ Club de B
4/14: Marbehan , Belgium @ Bois Des Isles
4/15: Southampton, UK @ Joiners
4/16: Manchester, UK @ Star and Garter
4/17:Wrexham, UK @ Central Station
4/18: London, UK @ Underworld
4/19: Nijmegen, Netherlands @ Doornroosje
4/20: Leeuwarden, Netherlands @ Asteriks
4/21: Berlin, Germany @ Desertfest
4/24: Helsinki, Finland @ Tavastia
4/26: Hamburg, Germany @ Hafenklang
4/27: Wiesbaden, Germany @ Schlachthof
4/28: Winterthur, Schweiz @ Gaswerk
4/29: Salzburg, Austria @ Rockhouse Bar
4/30: Bozen, Italy @ Halle 28
5/1: Wien, Austria @ Arena
5/2: München, Germany @ Feierwerk
5/3: Wroclaw, Poland @ Asymetry Festival
5/4: Kiel, Germany @ Schaubude
5/5: Essen, Germany @ Cafe Nova With Down and Haarp
5/18: Broussard, LA @ The Station
5/19: Huntsville, AL @ Crossroads
5/21: Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
5/23: Little Rock, AR @ Juanita's Cantina Ballroom
5/25: Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theater "Orion Music + More Festival"
6/23: Atlantic City, NJ @ Bader Field

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BLACK TUSK Announce Dates With Down: On Tour Now


2012-03-24 15:30:39

BLACK TUSK To Stream Show Tonight From Hollywood, CA at The Viper Room: On Tour Now

BLACK TUSK are currently on tour in support of their new album Set the Dial. This run features headlining tour dates which will feature support from East of the Wall, as well as a string of dates supporting Prong. The shows with Prong kick off tonight. For fans that have not yet had the chance to experience BLACK TUSK live and for fans that can't get enough BLACK TUSK, the band is streaming their performance from tonight's show at The Viper Room in Hollywood, CA. The stream can be accessed via The Viper Room's LiveStream Channel HERE.


Following their North American dates, BLACK TUSK will be heading over to Europe providing direct support to label mates RED FANG The tour will kick off April 5th in Segrate, Italy and wraps up on May 5th in Essen, Germany. A teaser video for the tour can be viewed HERE. A complete list of dates can be found below.


Upon their return to the states, BLACK TUSK will be taking part in the "Orion Music & More Festival" curated by Metallica. The event is set for Saturday June 23rd and Sunday June 24th at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ. BLACK TUSK will be featured on the "Damage Inc" stage on Saturday June 23rd alongside label mates RED FANG and many others. More information can be found HERE.


BLACK TUSK is currently streaming Set The Dial at this location. The album is available for purchase via Relapse.com here and iTunes here.


Updated BLACK TUSK news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website and BLACK TUSK Facebook page.


BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:


WITH PRONG


3/22: West Hollywood, CA @ Viper Room
3/23: Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS
3/24: Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
3/25: Fresno, CA @ Starline
3/26: Fullerton, CA @ Slidebar


WITH EAST OF THE WALL


3/27: San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
3/28: Portland, OR @ Rotture
3/29: Tacoma, WA @ Hell's Kitchen
3/30: Seattle, WA @ Highline
3/31: Boise, ID @ The Venue
4/1: Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
4/2: Englewood, CO @ Moe's
4/3: Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room


EUROPEAN TOUR W/ RED FANG


4/5: Segrate, Italy (MI) @ Magnolia
4/6: Roma, Italy @ Traffic
4/7: Montecchio Maggiore, Italy (VI) @ E20 Underground
4/8: Bulle, Switzerland @ Ebullition
4/9: Lyon, France @ TBA
4/10: Nantes, France @ Le Ferrailleur
4/11: Paris, France @ Les Combustibles
4/12: Tilburg, Holland @ Roadburn Festival
4/13: Torhout, Belgium @ Club de B
4/14: Marbehan, Belgium @ Bois Des Isles
4/15: Southampton, UK @ Joiners
4/16: Manchester, UK @ Star and Garter
4/17:Wrexham, UK @ Central Station
4/18: London, UK @ Underworld
4/19: Nijmegen, Netherlands @ Doornroosje
4/20: Leeuwarden, Netherlands @ Asteriks
4/21: Berlin, Germany @ Desertfest
4/24: Helsinki, Finland @ Tavastia
4/26: Hamburg, Germany @ Hafenklang
4/27: Wiesbaden, Germany @ Schlachthof
4/28: Winterthur, Schweiz @ Gaswerk
4/29: Salzburg, Austria @ Rockhouse Bar
4/30: Bozen, Italy @ Halle 28
5/1: Wien, Austria @ Arena
5/2: München, Germany @ Feierwerk
5/3: Wroclaw, Poland @ Asymetry Festival
5/4: Kiel, Germany @ Schaubude
5/5: Essen, Germany @ Cafe Nova


"Orion Music + More Festival"


6/23: Atlantic City, NJ @ Bader Field

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BLACK TUSK To Stream Show Tonight From Hollywood, CA at The Viper Room: On Tour Now


2012-03-16 18:59:48

BLACK TUSK In Store Signing Event Monday March 19th in Hollywood, CA: On Tour Now

BLACK TUSK are currently on tour in support of their new album Set the Dial. This run features headlining tour dates with support coming from East of the Wall, label-mates Royal Thunder and Hull, plus a string of dates supporting Prong and select shows with Intronaut and Skeletonwitch in March.


BLACK TUSK will be taking part in an exclusive in store signing event on March 19th in Hollywood, CA at 6:00 PM. The signing will take place at Sound Check Hollywood, which is located at 8872 Sunset Blvd. For more information visit: http://www.soundcheckhollywood.com/ or call (310)-358-0280.


Following their North American dates, BLACK TUSK will be heading over to Europe providing direct support to label mates RED FANG The tour will kick off April 5th in Segrate, Italy and wraps up on May 5th in Essen, Germany. A teaser video for the tour can be viewed HERE. A complete list of dates can be found below.


BLACK TUSK is currently streaming Set The Dial at this location. The album is available for purchase via Relapse.com here and iTunes here.


Updated BLACK TUSK news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website and BLACK TUSK Facebook page.


BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:


WITH INTRONAUT AND EAST OF THE WALL


3/16: Scottsdale, AZ @ Chaser’s
3/17: Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
3/19: West Hollywood, CA @ The Whiskey


WITH PRONG


3/21: San Diego, CA @ Ruby Room
3/22: West Hollywood, CA @ Viper Room
3/23: Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS
3/24: Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
3/25: Fresno, CA @ Starline
3/26: Fullerton, CA @ Slidebar


WITH EAST OF THE WALL


3/27: San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
3/28: Portland, OR @ Rotture
3/29: Tacoma, WA @ Hell’s Kitchen
3/30: Seattle, WA @ Highline
3/31: Boise, ID @ The Venue
4/1: Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
4/2: Englewood, CO @ Moe’s
4/3: Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room


EUROPEAN TOUR W/ RED FANG


4/5: Segrate, Italy (MI) @ Magnolia
4/6: Roma, Italy @ Traffic
4/7: Montecchio Maggiore, Italy (VI) @ E20 Underground
4/8: Bulle, Switzerland @ Ebullition
4/9: Lyon, France @ TBA
4/10: Nantes, France @ Le Ferrailleur
4/11: Paris, France @ Les Combustibles
4/12: Tilburg, Holland @ Roadburn Festival
4/13: Torhout, Belgium @ Club de B
4/14: Marbehan , Belgium @ Bois Des Isles
4/15: Southampton, UK @ Joiners
4/16: Manchester, UK @ Star and Garter
4/17:Wrexham, UK @ Central Station
4/18: London, UK @ Underworld
4/19: Nijmegen, Netherlands @ Doornroosje
4/20: Leeuwarden, Netherlands @ Asteriks
4/21: Berlin, Germany @ Desertfest
4/24: Helsinki, Finland @ Tavastia
4/26: Hamburg, Germany @ Hafenklang
4/27: Wiesbaden, Germany @ Schlachthof
4/28: Winterthur, Schweiz @ Gaswerk
4/29: Salzburg, Austria @ Rockhouse Bar
4/30: Bozen, Italy @ Halle 28
5/1: Wien, Austria @ Arena
5/2: München, Germany @ Feierwerk
5/3: Wroclaw, Poland @ Asymetry Festival
5/4: Kiel, Germany @ Schaubude
5/5: Essen, Germany @ Cafe Nova


“Orion Music + More Festival”


6/23: Atlantic City, NJ @ Bader Field

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BLACK TUSK In Store Signing Event Monday March 19th in Hollywood, CA: On Tour Now


2012-03-09 22:51:22

BLACK TUSK Confirmed For Metallica's Orion Music + More Festival: North American Tour Kicks Off Today

Savannah, Georgia's BLACK TUSK have confirmed that they will be appearing at the inaugural "Orion Music + More Festival" curated by Metallica. The festival will be held in Atlantic City, New Jersey at Bader Field on June 23rd and June 24th. BLACK TUSK will be playing on Saturday January 23rd. More information on the festival can be found on the official "Orion Music + More Festival" Website, Facebook Page and Twitter.


"We are honored to play the first Orion Fest. Metallica has always been an influence for our band. This is yet another contribution they are making for music, not just metal," says BLACK TUSK drummer James May.


BLACK TUSK are preparing to kick off an extensive North American tour starting today in Memphis, TN. This run will feature headlining tour dates with support coming from East of the Wall, label-mates Royal Thunder and Hull, plus a string of dates supporting Prong and select shows with Intronaut and Skeletonwitch in March. The band will also be appearing at this year's SXSW Festival in Austin, TX on March 14th. BLACK TUSK will perform at the Pitchfork Showcase, Metal Sucks Showcase and Converse Showcase.


BLACK TUSK will be taking part in an exclusive in store signing event on March 19th in Hollywood, CA at 6:00 PM. The signing will take place at Sound Check Hollywood, which is located at 8872 Sunset Blvd. For more information visit this location or call (310)-358-0280.


The guys cannot wait to hit the road:


"We're getting ready to put some miles on the van and have some good times playing shows and meeting new friends and seeing old ones! SXSW is going to be pretty awesome this year, we are doing three shows in one day and playing with some amazing bands and good friends. We are super stoked to get out to the west coast again and we will hopefully see y'all at the shows!"


Following the North America dates, BLACK TUSK will be heading over to Europe providing direct support to label mates RED FANG The tour will kick off April 5th in Segrate, Italy and wraps up on May 5th in Essen, Germany. A teaser video for the tour can be viewed HERE. A complete list of dates can be found below.


BLACK TUSK is currently streaming Set The Dial at this location. The album is available for purchase via Relapse.com here and iTunes here.


Updated BLACK TUSK news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website and BLACK TUSK Facebook page.


BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:


WITH ROYAL THUNDER, EAST OF THE WALL, HULL


3/8: Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone
3/9: Chicago, IL @ Ultra Lounge
3/10: Detroit, MI @ I ROCK
3/11: Portage, IN Camelot Arean
3/12: St Louis, MO @ Fubar
3/13: Fayetteville, AR @ Stone Pony SXSW
3/14: Austin, TX @ ND Venue (Pitchfork / Show No Mercy SXSW Showcase)
3/14: Austin, TX @ Metalsucks SXSW Showcase
3/14: Austin, TX @ Converse SXSW Showcase


WITH INTRONAUT AND EAST OF THE WALL


3/16: Scottsdale, AZ @ Chaser's
3/17: Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
3/19: West Hollywood, CA @ The Whiskey


WITH PRONG


3/21: San Diego, CA @ Ruby Room
3/22: West Hollywood, CA @ Viper Room
3/23: Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS
3/24: Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
3/25: Fresno, CA @ Starline
3/26: Fullerton, CA @ Slidebar


WITH EAST OF THE WALL


3/27: San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
3/28: Portland, OR @ Rotture
3/29: Tacoma, WA @ Hell's Kitchen
3/30: Seattle, WA @ Highline
3/31: Boise, ID @ The Venue
4/1: Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
4/2: Englewood, CO @ Moe's
4/3: Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room


EUROPEAN TOUR W/ RED FANG


4/5: Segrate, Italy (MI) @ Magnolia
4/6: Roma, Italy @ Traffic
4/7: Montecchio Maggiore, Italy (VI) @ E20 Underground
4/8: Bulle, Switzerland @ Ebullition
4/9: Lyon, France @ TBA
4/10: Nantes, France @ Le Ferrailleur
4/11: Paris, France @ Les Combustibles
4/12: Tilburg, Holland @ Roadburn Festival
4/13: Torhout, Belgium @ Club de B
4/14: Marbehan , Belgium @ Bois Des Isles
4/15: Southampton, UK @ Joiners
4/16: Manchester, UK @ Star and Garter
4/17:Wrexham, UK @ Central Station
4/18: London, UK @ Underworld
4/19: Nijmegen, Netherlands @ Doornroosje
4/20: Leeuwarden, Netherlands @ Asteriks
4/21: Berlin, Germany @ Desertfest
4/24: Helsinki, Finland @ Tavastia
4/26: Hamburg, Germany @ Hafenklang
4/27: Wiesbaden, Germany @ Schlachthof
4/28: Winterthur, Schweiz @ Gaswerk
4/29: Salzburg, Austria @ Rockhouse Bar
4/30: Bozen, Italy @ Halle 28
5/1: Wien, Austria @ Arena
5/2: München, Germany @ Feierwerk
5/3: Wroclaw, Poland @ Asymetry Festival
5/4: Kiel, Germany @ Schaubude
5/5: Essen, Germany @ Cafe Nova "Orion Music + More Festival"
6/23: Atlantic City, NJ @ Bader Field

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2012-02-17 20:35:59

BLACK TUSK Confirm Roadburn Festival Appearance and European Tour Supporting Red Fang

Savannah, Georgia's BLACK TUSK have confirmed an appearance at this year's Roadburn Festival on Thursday April 12th in Tilburg, Holland. Coinciding with this special appearance, BLACK TUSK will be providing direct support to label mates RED FANG. The tour will kick off April 5th in Segrate, Italy and wraps up on May 5th in Essen, Germany. A complete list of dates can be found below.


BLACK TUSK commented about their Roadburn Appearance and European tour with Red Fang:


"We are honored for the Roadburn staff to have selected us to play Roadburn this year, huge thank you's to Walter and everyone else! This is something that the band has wanted to do for some time now and we are ready to rock out and have a good time with everyone in Tilburg!! Ever since we found out about Red Fang, we have wanted to hit the road with them for a tour, and now we are getting to travel and play shows together in Europe! It should be an amazing tour full of amazing shows and awesome people; we'll see you out there!"


Also in support of their latest release Set the Dial, BLACK TUSK have lined up a slew of North American tour dates. This run will feature headlining tour dates with support coming from East of the Wall, label-mates Royal Thunder and Hull, plus a string of dates supporting Prong and select shows with Intronaut and Skeletonwitch in March.


In other live BLACK TUSK news, the band will be appearing at this year's SXSW Festival in Austin, TX on March 14th. BLACK TUSK will perform at the Pitchfork Showcase, Metal Sucks Showcase and Converse Showcase.


BLACK TUSK is currently streaming Set The Dial at this location. The album is available for purchase via Relapse.com here and iTunes here.


Updated BLACK TUSK news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website and BLACK TUSK Facebook page.


BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:


(HEADLINING)
2/24: Charleston, SC @ Jimbo's Rock Lounge
2/25: Augusta, GA @ Sky City
2/26: Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade


WITH ROYAL THUNDER, EAST OF THE WALL, HULL
3/8: Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone
3/9: Chicago, IL @ Ultra Lounge
3/10: Detroit, MI @ I ROCK
3/11: Portage, IN Camelot Arean
3/12: St Louis, MO @ Fubar
3/13: Fayetteville, AR @ Stone Pony SXSW
3/14: Austin, TX @ ND Venue (Pitchfork / Show No Mercy SXSW Showcase)
3/14: Austin, TX @ Metalsucks SXSW Showcase
3/14: Austin, TX @ Converse SXSW Showcase


WITH INTRONAUT AND EAST OF THE WALL
3/16: Scottsdale, AZ @ Chaser's
3/17: Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
3/19: West Hollywood, CA @ The Whiskey


WITH PRONG 3/21:
San Diego, CA @ Ruby Room
3/22: West Hollywood, CA @ Viper Room
3/23: Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS
3/24: Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
3/25: Fresno, CA @ Starline
3/26: Fullerton, CA @ Slidebar


WITH EAST OF THE WALL
3/27: San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
3/28: Portland, OR @ Rotture
3/29: Tacoma, WA @ Hell's Kitchen
3/30: Seattle, WA @ Highline
3/31: Boise, ID @ The Venue
4/1: Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
4/2: Englewood, CO @ Moe's
4/3: Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room


EUROPEAN TOUR W/ RED FANG
4/5: Segrate, Italy (MI) @ Magnolia
4/6: Roma, Italy @ Traffic
4/7: Montecchio Maggiore, Italy (VI) @ E20 Underground
4/8: Bulle, Switzerland @ Ebullition
4/9: Lyon, France @ TBA
4/10: Nantes, France @ Le Ferrailleur
4/11: Paris, France @ Les Combustibles
4/12: Tilburg, Holland @ Roadburn Festival
4/13: Torhout, Belgium @ Club de B
4/14: Marbehan , Belgium @ Bois Des Isles
4/15: Southampton, UK @ Joiners
4/16: Manchester, UK @ Star and Garter
4/17:Wrexham, UK @ Central Station
4/18: London, UK @ Underworld
4/19: Nijmegen, Netherlands @ Doornroosje
4/20: Leeuwarden, Netherlands @ Asteriks
4/21: Berlin, Germany @ Desertfest
4/24: Helsinki, Finland @ Tavastia
4/26: Hamburg, Germany @ Hafenklang
4/27: Wiesbaden, Germany @ Schlachthof
4/28: Winterthur, Schweiz @ Gaswerk
4/29: Salzburg, Austria @ Rockhouse Bar
4/30: Bozen, Italy @ Halle 28
5/1: Wien, Austria @ Arena
5/2: München, Germany @ Feierwerk
5/3: Wroclaw, Poland @ Asymetry Festival
5/4: Kiel, Germany @ Schaubude
5/5: Essen, Germany @ Cafe Nova

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BLACK TUSK Confirm Roadburn Festival Appearance and European Tour Supporting Red Fang


2012-01-27 15:36:07

BLACK TUSK - Announce North American Tour Dates

In support of their latest release Set the DialSavannah Georgia's BLACK TUSK have lined up a slew of North American tour dates. This run will feature headlining tour dates with support coming from East of the Wall, label-mates Royal Thunder and Hull, plus a string of dates supporting Prong and select shows with Intronaut and Skeletonwitch in March. The band hits the road February 4th starting in Durham, NC and runs through April 4th in Little Rock, AR.


In addition to the regular shows, BLACK TUSK will be taking part in the Scion Relapse Showcase in Hollywood, CA and three appearances at this year's SXSW Festival in Austin, TX. These appearances will all take place on March 14th seeing BLACK TUSK appear at the Pitchfork Showcase, Metal Sucks Showcase and Converse Showcase.


BLACK TUSK is currently streaming Set The Dial at this location. The album is available for purchase via Relapse.com here and iTunes here.


Updated BLACK TUSK news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website and BLACK TUSK Facebook page.


BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:


(HEADLINING)


2/4: Durham, NC @ The Casbah
2/11: West Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy (SCION RELAPSE SHOWCASE)
2/24: Charleston, SC @ Jimbo's Rock Lounge
2/25: Augusta, GA @ Sky City
2/26: Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade


WITH ROYAL THUNDER, EAST OF THE WALL, HULL


3/8: Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone
3/9: Chicago, IL @ Ultra Lounge
3/10: Detroit, MI @ I ROCK
3/11: Portage, IN Camelot Arean
3/12: St Louis, MO @ Fubar
3/13: Fayetteville, AR @ Stone Pony


SXSW


3/14: Austin, TX @ ND Venue (Pitchfork / Show No Mercy SXSW Showcase)
3/14: Austin, TX @ Metalsucks SXSW Showcase
3/14: Austin, TX @ Converse SXSW Showcase


WITH INTRONAUT AND EAST OF THE WALL


3/16: Scottsdale, AZ @ Chaser's
3/17: Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
3/19: West Hollywood, CA @ The Whiskey


WITH PRONG


3/21: San Diego, CA @ Ruby Room
3/22: West Hollywood, CA @ Viper Room
3/23: Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS
3/24: Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse
3/25: Fresno, CA @ Starline
3/26: Fullerton, CA @ Slidebar


WITH EAST OF THE WALL


3/27: San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
3/28: Portland, OR @ Rotture
3/29: Tacoma, WA @ Hell's Kitchen
3/30: Seattle, WA @ Highline
3/31: Boise, ID @ The Venue
4/1: Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
4/2: Englewood, CO @ Moe's
4/3: Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room

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2011-11-22 07:21:41

BLACK TUSK: Offer Free Download via RCRDLBL.com

BLACK TUSK is offering a free download of the track "Set the Dial to Your Doom" exclusively at RCRD LBL. The download comes from their brand new album Set the Dial which saw an October 24th release via Relapse Records.


BLACK TUSK is touring in December throughout the Southern U.S.. Support on these shows will come from MonstrO and Kyng.


BLACK TUSK is currently streaming Set The Dial at this location. The album is available for purchase via Relapse.com here and iTunes here.


Updated BLACK TUSK news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website, the BLACK TUSK Facebook and MySpace pages.


BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:


11/17: Nashville, TN @ The End (w/ Thou, MonstrO)


**All dates 12/8 - 12/17 w/ Monstro and Kyng**


Dec 8 Birmingham, AL The Nick
Dec 9 Shreveport, LA Riverside Warehouse
Dec 10 Houston, TX Rudyards
Dec 11 Austin, TX Emo's
Dec 12 New Orleans, LA Siberia
Dec 14 Gainesville, FL Double Down Live
Dec 15 Orlando, FL Backbooth
Dec 16 Miami, FL Churchill's
Dec 17 Tampa, FL Brass Mug

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2011-10-18 17:48:44

BLACK TUSK Streaming Entire New Album

NEW ALBUM IN STORES OCTOBER 25th ON RELAPSE RECORDS


BLACK TUSK are streaming their new album Set the Dial exclusively at AOL Music. Set the Dial will be released October 25th on Relapse Records.


BLACK TUSK recently announced an Eastern US headlining tour and a string of regional record release shows in support of their forthcoming new record Set the Dial. The Eastern US tour starts Nov. 2nd in Charlotte, NC and runs through mid-November, including a stop as part of the Metal Suckfest in New York, NY. Support on this run comes from THOU and MONSTRO on select dates.


BLACK TUSK has unveiled the cover art for Set the Dial at this location. The artwork was designed by John Dyer Baizley who has illustrated all of the band's releases. Pre-orders are available via Relapse.com here and iTunes here.


Updated BLACK TUSK news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website, the BLACK TUSK Facebook and MySpace pages.


BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:


10/21: Athens, GA @ Caledonia Lounge
10/22: Savannah, GA @ The Jinx
10/23: Tallahassee, FL @ St. Michael's Pub
10/25: Austin, TX @ La Zona Rosa (w/ Mastodon)
10/27: Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald's (w/ Mastodon)
10/28: New Orleans, LA @ Babylon
10/29: Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn (CD Release Show)
11/2: Charlotte, NC @ The Casbah at Tremont Music Hall (w/ MonstrO)
11/3: Richmond, VA @ Kingdom (w/MonstrO)
11/4: New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater (Suckfest)
11/5: Reading, PA @ Reverb (w/MonstrO)
11/6: Boston, MA @ Great Scott (w/MonstrO)
11/7: Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft (w/Thou, MonstrO)
11/9: Baltimore, MD @ Sonar (w/Thou, MonstrO)
11/11: Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall (w/Thou, MonstrO)
11/12: Cleveland, OH @ Now That's Class (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
11/13: Chicago, IL @ Ultra Lounge (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
11/14: St Louis, MO @ Fubar (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
11/15: Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
11/16: Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
11/17: Nashville, TN @ The End (w/ Thou, MonstrO)

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2011-09-29 16:04:49

BLACK TUSK Streaming New Track

NEW ALBUM IN STORES OCTOBER 25th ON RELAPSE RECORDS


BLACK TUSK are streaming the new track "Crossroads and Thunder" from their forthcoming album Set the Dial exclusively at Noisecreep.


BLACK TUSK recently announced an Eastern US headlining tour and a string of regional record release shows in support of their forthcoming new record Set the Dial. The Eastern US tour starts Nov. 2nd in Charlotte, NC and runs through mid-November, including a stop as part of the Metal Suckfest in New York, NY. Support on this run comes from THOU and MONSTRO on select dates.


BLACK TUSK are currently streaming the first single from their forthcoming release Set the Dial on their Facebook Page. The song "Bring Me Darkness" can be heard at this location. BLACK TUSK has unveiled the cover art for Set the Dial at this location. The artwork was designed by John Dyer Baizley who has illustrated all of the band's releases. Pre-orders are available via Relapse.com here and iTunes here.


Updated BLACK TUSK news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website, the BLACK TUSK Facebook and MySpace pages.


BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:


Oct. 1 Statesboro, GA Dos Amigos
Oct. 21 Athens, GA The Caledonia as part of Devilneck Festival
Oct. 22 Savannah, GA The Jinx - Set the Dial record release show
Oct. 23 Tallahassee, FL St Michael's Pub
Oct. 25 Austin, TX La Zona Rosa (w/ Mastodon)
Oct. 27 Houston, TX Fitzgerald's (w/ Mastodon)
Oct. 28 New Orleans, LA Babylon
Oct. 29 Atlanta, GA Drunken Unicorn - Set the Dial record release show
Nov. 2 Charlotte, NC The Casbah at Tremont Music Hall (w/ MonstrO)
Nov. 3 Richmond, VA Kingdom (w/ MonstrO)
Nov. 4 New York, NY Irving Plaza (as part of Metalsucks Fest)
Nov. 5 Reading, PA Reverb (w/ MonstrO)
Nov. 6 Boston, MA Great Scott (w/ MonstrO)
Nov. 7 Poughkeepsie, NY The Loft (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 8 tba Nov. 9 Baltimore, MD Sonar (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 10 tba
Nov. 11 Rochester, NY Montage Music Hall (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 12 Cleveland, OH Now That's Class (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 13 Chicago, IL Ultra Lounge (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 14 St Louis, MO Fubar (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 15 Memphis, TN Hi Tone (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 16 Little Rock, AR Downtown Music (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 17 Nashville, TN The End (w/ Thou, MonstrO)

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BLACK TUSK Streaming New Track


2011-09-20 02:25:31

BLACK TUSK announces US headlining dates, Texas shows supporting Mastodon

BLACK TUSK has announced an Eastern US headlining tour in support of their forthcoming new record Set the Dial. The tour starts Nov. 2nd in Charlotte, and runs through mid-November, and includes a stop as part of the Metal Suckfest. Support on this run comes from THOU and MONSTRO on select dates.


Additionally, BLACK TUSK has confirmed a string of regional record release shows. Among them Savannah and Atlanta stops as well as two Texas dates supporting MASTODON. A listing of additional regional Georgia tour dates can be found below with more dates to be announced soon.


BLACK TUSK are currently streaming the first single from their forthcoming release "Set the Dial" on their Facebook Page. The song "Bring Me Darkness" can be heard here.


BLACK TUSK has unveiled the cover art for "Set the Dial" at this location. The artwork was designed by John Dyer Baizley who has illustrated all of the band's releases.


Updated BLACK TUSK news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website, the BLACK TUSK Facebook and MySpace pages.


BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:


Oct. 1 Statesboro, GA Dos Amigos
Oct. 21 Athens, GA The Caledonia as part of Devilneck Festival
Oct. 22 Savannah, GA The Jinx - Set the Dial record release show
Oct. 23 Tallahassee, FL St Michael's Pub
Oct. 25 Austin, TX La Zona Rosa (w/ Mastodon)
Oct. 27 Houston, TX Fitzgerald's (w/ Mastodon)
Oct. 28 New Orleans, LA Babylon
Oct. 29 Atlanta, GA Drunken Unicorn - Set the Dial record release show
Nov. 2 Charlotte, NC The Casbah at Tremont Music Hall (w/ MonstrO)
Nov. 3 Richmond, VA Kingdom (w/ MonstrO)
Nov. 4 New York, NY Grammercy Theater (as part of Metalsucks Fest)
Nov. 5 Reading, PA Reverb (w/ MonstrO)
Nov. 6 Boston, MA Great Scott (w/ MonstrO)
Nov. 7 Poughkeepsie, NY The Loft (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 8 tba
Nov. 9 Baltimore, MD Sonar (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 10 tba
Nov. 11 Rochester, NY Montage Music Hall (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 12 Cleveland, OH Now That's Class (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 13 Chicago, IL Ultra Lounge (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 14 St Louis, MO Fubar (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 15 Memphis, TN Hi Tone (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 16 Little Rock, AR Downtown Music (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 17 Nashville, TN The End (w/ Thou, MonstrO)

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2011-09-09 18:04:26

BLACK TUSK: Launches New Song from 'Set the Dial'

NEW ALBUM "SET THE DIAL" OUT OCTOBER 25th

BLACK TUSK are currently streaming the first single from their forthcoming release "Set the Dial" on their Facebook Page. The song "Bring Me Darkness" can be heard at http://listn.to/BlackTusk.

BLACK TUSK has unveiled the cover art for "Set the Dial" at this location. The artwork was designed by John Dyer Baizley who has illustrated all of the band's releases. BLACK TUSK has confirmed a hometown record release show in support of "Set the Dial" for October 22nd at The Jinx in Savannah, GA. The band will also perform at the 2011 Devilneck Festival in Athens, GA on October 21st. A listing of additional regional Georgia tour dates can be found below with more dates to be announced soon.

BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:
Oct. 1 Statesboro, GA Dos Primos
Oct. 21 Athens, GA Caledonia Lounge
Oct. 22 Savannah, GA The Jinx
Oct. 28 Atlanta, GA Drunken Unicorn

For more info on BLACK TUSK please visit:
http://www.facebook.com/BlackTusk
http://www.blacktuskterror.com
http://www.blacktusk.bandcamp.com/
http://www.myspace.com/blacktusk
http://www.twitter.com/blacktuskband
http://www.relapse.com

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BLACK TUSK: Launches New Song from 'Set the Dial'


2011-08-17 17:51:09

BLACK TUSK: Unveil Set The Dial Album Art, Record Release Shows

BLACK TUSK has unveiled the cover art for their forthcoming album Set The Dial online now at this location. The artwork was designed by John Dyer Baizley who has illustrated all of the band’s releases. Set The Dial is set for an October 25th North American release date, October 31st internationally.

BLACK TUSK has confirmed a hometown record release show in support of Set The Dial for October 22nd at The Jinx in Savannah, GA. The band will also perform at the 2011 Devilneck Festival in Athens, GA on October 21st. A listing of additional regional Georgia tour dates can be found in the tour section with more dates to be announced soon.

BLACK TUSK recently posted a demo version of “Ender of All” online now at the band’s Facebook page. “Ender of All” is one of the ten brand new tracks from Set The Dial. BLACK TUSK recorded Set The Dial this past June in Seattle, WA with noted engineer Jack Endino (HIGH ON FIRE, SOUNDGARDEN, BRUCE DICKINSON). Learn More
BLACK TUSK: Unveil Set The Dial Album Art, Record Release Shows


2011-08-09 04:27:12

BLACK TUSK: Post Demo Track From ‘Set The Dial’

BLACK TUSK has posted a demo version of “Ender of All” online now at the band’s Facebook page. “Ender of All” is one of the ten brand new tracks that embody the band’s forthcoming full-length Set The Dial. BLACK TUSK recorded Set The Dial this past June in Seattle, WA with noted engineer Jack Endino (HIGH ON FIRE, SOUNDGARDEN, BRUCE DICKINSON). Set The Dial is currently set for an October 25th North American release date, October 31st internationally. Additional release information will be posted shortly.

BLACK TUSK saw the recent re-issue of their debut album Passage Through Purgatory this past May. The re-mastered album with bonus tracks is currently streaming online now at this location.

BLACK TUSK was named ‘Best Local Metal Band’ in the 2011 Best of Savannah readers poll as hosted by Connect Savannah, the free weekly alternative arts and entertainment newspaper for Savannah, GA. Photos of BLACK TUSK at the awards ceremony can be seen now at the band’s Facebook page. Learn More
BLACK TUSK: Post Demo Track From ‘Set The Dial’


2011-08-09 04:27:12

BLACK TUSK: Passage Through Purgatory Streaming Online; Win Best Savannah Metal Band

BLACK TUSK are currently streaming the re-issue of their debut album Passage Through Purgatory online now at this location. Passage Through Purgatory has been re-mastered, re-packaged with expanded Baizley artwork, and includes two bonus tracks. The re-issue will be released next Tuesday, May 24th, on CD, 12 Learn More
BLACK TUSK: Passage Through Purgatory Streaming Online; Win Best Savannah Metal Band


2011-08-09 04:27:12

BLACK TUSK: Announce Local Shows; Recording Plans

BLACK TUSK will play a handful of shows this weekend around Georgia and North Carolina. The Savannah show will be the band Learn More
BLACK TUSK: Announce Local Shows; Recording Plans


2011-08-09 04:27:12

BLACK TUSK: Post Re-Mastered Track Online; On Tour Now

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BLACK TUSK: Post Re-Mastered Track Online; On Tour Now


2011-08-09 04:27:12

BLACK TUSK: Debut Album To Be Re-Issued; Kick-Off European Tour

BLACK TUSK will re-issue their debut album Passage Through Purgatory this spring via Relapse Records. Passage Through Purgatory has been re-mastered, re-packaged with expanded John Dyer Baizley artwork, and includes two bonus tracks. The re-issue will be available on CD, 12 Learn More
BLACK TUSK: Debut Album To Be Re-Issued; Kick-Off European Tour


2011-01-22 16:40:50

Announce U.S. Tour With CROWBAR

BLACK TUSK will join New Orleans, LA sludge titans CROWBAR on three-week U.S. tour starting in late November. This tour will kick-off on November 27th in BLACK TUSK’s hometown of Savannah, GA and conclude in mid-December in Dallas, TX. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found in the tour section with more to be announced soon.

BLACK TUSK, who have just completed tours alongside FU MANCHU and BUZZOV-EN, are touring in support of their Relapse debut Taste The Sin. The band has premiered the first video from Taste The Sin, for “Red Eyes, Black Skies“, online now at this location. The video was directed by Kevin Custer in Austin, TX and is presented as part of the second installment of the Scion A/V Video Series. BLACK TUSK is also currently featured on the new Adult Swim / Scion AV metal compilation “Metal Swim” that is available for download at this location. Learn More
Announce U.S. Tour With CROWBAR


2011-01-22 16:42:36

BLACK TUSK, HOWL Team Up For European Tour

BLACK TUSK and HOWL will team up for a co-headlining European tour starting in early February. This will be the first time either band has toured Europe and will be doing so in support of their Relapse debuts. The month-long tour will kick-off on February 4th in Germany and cover a dozen countries. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found in the tour section with more details to be announced soon.

BLACK TUSK released their Relapse debut, Taste The Sin, in May and are currently out on a three-week U.S. tour alongside sludge masters CROWBAR. The band has recently seen their track “The Takeoff”, taken from Taste The Sin, remixed by Grammy Award winner RZA for the RZA Vs. Nike 6.0 video series. “The Takeoff” remix can be heard during the video “The RZA vs. Garrett Reynolds” (professional BMX rider, X-Games winner, Dew Tour rider) that’s viewable here.

HOWL are also currently on tour in the U.S., rounding out dates with EVERY TIME I DIE on their “Shit Happens: The Tour”. This four week tour kicked off earlier this month with remaining stops in Pittsburgh, South Hackensack, and Cleveland. HOWL released their new full-length Full Of Hell this past spring and are streaming the release in its entirety at FullOfHell.info. Learn More
BLACK TUSK, HOWL Team Up For European Tour


2011-01-22 16:41:52

RZA Remixes “The Takeoff”

Grammy Award winner RZA has remixed the BLACK TUSK track “The Takeoff” for the RZA Vs. Nike 6.0 video series. “The Takeoff” remix can be heard during the video “The RZA vs. Garrett Reynolds” (professional BMX rider, X-Games winner, Dew Tour rider) that’s viewable here. RZA’s BLACK TUSK remix can also be downloaded at this location (slide 4). “The Takeoff” comes from BLACK TUSK’s Relapse debut Taste The Sin that’s currently streaming in its entirety at TasteTheSin.info.

BLACK TUSK are about to embark on a three-week U.S. tour alongside New Orleans, LA sludge titans CROWBAR. This tour will kick-off on November 27th in BLACK TUSK’s hometown of Savannah, GA. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found in the tour section with more to be announced soon.

BLACK TUSK has premiered the first video from Taste The Sin, for “Red Eyes, Black Skies“, online now at this location. The video was directed by Kevin Custer in Austin, TX and is presented as part of the second installment of the Scion A/V Video Series. BLACK TUSK is also currently featured on the new Adult Swim / Scion AV metal compilation “Metal Swim” that is available for download at this location. Learn More
RZA Remixes “The Takeoff”


2011-01-22 16:40:17

Announce Additional Tour Dates

Savannah, GA’s BLACK TUSK has added more tour dates to the end of their current U.S. run.

BLACK TUSK have just completed three-weeks alongside FU MANCHU and will meet up with sludge legends BUZZOV-EN this weekend for a week’s worth of dates. The band has also been added to Lunapalozza, a benefit show in Richmond, VA, along with CANNABIS CORPSE, PARASYTIC, and more. Details on this show can be found here and a complete listing of BLACK TUSK tour dates can be found in the tour section.

BLACK TUSK are touring in support of their recently released Relapse debut Taste The Sin. The band has premiered the first video from Taste The Sin, for “Red Eyes, Black Skies“, online now at this location. The video was directed by Kevin Custer in Austin, TX and is presented as part of the second installment of the Scion A/V Video Series. BLACK TUSK is also currently featured on the new Adult Swim / Scion AV metal compilation “Metal Swim” that is available for download at this location. Learn More
Announce Additional Tour Dates


2011-01-22 16:37:56

Announce More U.S. Tour Dates

Savannah, GA’s BLACK TUSK has announced more U.S. tour dates in support of their Relapse debut Taste The Sin. The trio will first join hard rockers FU MANCHU later this month for a three-week tour. BLACK TUSK will then join BUZZOV-EN, OUTLAW ORDER, RADIO MOSCOW and more for a string of dates in late September. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found in the tour section with more to be announced soon.

BLACK TUSK recently premiered the first video from Taste The Sin, for the track “Red Eyes, Black Skies”, online now at this location. The video was directed by Kevin Custer in Austin, TX and is presented as part of the second installment of the Scion A/V Video Series. A video trailer for the new Scion A/V series can be viewed here. “Red Eyes, Black Skies” can also be seen in rotation on MTV2 and MTVU. Learn More
Announce More U.S. Tour Dates


2011-01-22 16:37:28

Announce US Tour With FU MANCHU

BLACK TUSK will join FU MANCHU for a late summer US tour. This tour, which also includes IT’S CASUAL, will kick-off on August 26th in Austin, TX. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found in the tour section with more dates to be announced soon.

BLACK TUSK have just complete the ‘Summer Southern Burn Tour’ and recently premiered the first video from their Relapse debut Taste The Sin, for the track “Red Eyes, Black Skies”, online now at this location. The video was directed by Kevin Custer in Austin, TX and is presented as part of the second installment of the Scion A/V Video Series. A video trailer for the new Scion A/V series can be viewed here. “Red Eyes, Black Skies” can also be seen in rotation on MTV2 and MTVU. Learn More
Announce US Tour With FU MANCHU


2011-01-22 16:37:19

Debut Video For “Red Eyes, Black Skies”

Savannah, GA’s BLACK TUSK have premiered the first video from their Relapse debut Taste The Sin, for the track “Red Eyes, Black Skies”, online now at this location. The video was directed by Kevin Custer in Austin, TX and is presented as part of the second installment of the Scion A/V Video Series. A video trailer for the new Scion A/V series can be viewed here. “Red Eyes, Black Skies” will also begin airing on MTV2 starting today at 7:00 pm EST.

BLACK TUSK are currently on tour in the US in support of Taste The Sin. This co-headlining run, named the ‘Summer Southern Burn Tour’ with Atlanta’s ZOROASTER, is concluding this week along the east coast. A listing of remaining tour dates and cities can be found in the tour section. Learn More
Debut Video For “Red Eyes, Black Skies”


2010-08-12 16:31:40

On Tour Now; Featured On ‘Cooking Contaminated’

Savannah, GA's BLACK TUSK are currently on a U.S. tour in support in of their Relapse debut Taste The Sin. The band is partnered with Atlanta's ZOROASTER for this co-headlining tour dubbed the 'Summer Southern Burn Tour' that also includes Florida's DARK CASTLE. A listing of tour dates and cities can be found in the tour section.

Additionally, BLACK TUSK's James and Athon are featured on the new episode of Cooking Contaminated?airing now MetalSucks.net. This episode has the band making blue cheese stuffed hamburgers with host Eli Shaika on a break from their recent tour with WEEDEATER. Cooking Contaminated?was filmed by Matthew Prager with the first episode available here. Learn More
On Tour Now; Featured On ‘Cooking Contaminated’


2011-01-22 16:36:36

BLACK TUSK: On Tour Now; Featured On ‘Cooking Contaminated’

Savannah, GA’s BLACK TUSK are currently on a U.S. tour in support in of their Relapse debut Taste The Sin. The band is partnered with Atlanta’s ZOROASTER for this co-headlining tour dubbed the ‘Summer Southern Burn Tour’ that also includes Florida’s DARK CASTLE. A listing of tour dates and cities can be found in the tour section.

Additionally, BLACK TUSK’s James and Athon are featured on the new episode of “Cooking Contaminated” airing now MetalSucks.net. This episode has the band making blue cheese stuffed hamburgers with host Eli Shaika on a break from their recent tour with WEEDEATER. “Cooking Contaminated” was filmed by Matthew Prager with the first episode available here. Learn More
BLACK TUSK: On Tour Now; Featured On ‘Cooking Contaminated’


2010-08-12 16:30:35

Taste The Sin Streaming Online

Savannah, GA's BLACK TUSK is currently streaming their Relapse debut Taste The Sin in its entirety via Stereogum.com. Taste The Sin will see its North American release date next Tuesday, May 25th (May 31st internationally) and will be available digitally as well as on CD and gatefold LP. Additional release information can be found here.

BLACK TUSK are about to embark on a run of dates with PENTAGRAM in support of Taste The Sin starting this weekend. Immediately following, BLACK TUSK will support EYEHATEGOD for a string of dates before heading out on a co-headlining US tour with Atlanta's ZOROASTER in June. A complete listing of confirmed BLACK TUSK tour dates can be found in the tour section with more to be announced soon.

BLACK TUSK recently filmed the first video from Taste The Sin, for the track Red Eyes, Black Skies? with director Kevin Custer (FLOGGING MOLLY, HATEBREED, TOMBS) in Austin, TX. The video is expected to see its premiere imminently. Learn More
 Taste The Sin Streaming Online


2010-08-12 16:29:27

Announce Tour Dates With PENTAGRAM, EYEHATEGOD

BLACK TUSK will join the legendary PENTAGRAM for a run of Southern US tour dates around the release of their Relapse debut Taste The Sin. This tour will kick-off in Raleigh, NC and include a stop in BLACK TUSK's hometown of Savannah, GA just prior to Taste The Sin's May 25th release date. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found in the tour section.

Additionally, BLACK TUSK will join EYEHATEGOD for a handful of dates during their June tour. BLACK TUSK is currently rounding out its four week tour with WEEDEATER this week. A complete listing of BLACK TUSK tour dates can be found in the tour section with more to be announced soon.

BLACK TUSK recently posted first preview track from Taste The Sin online now via the band's MySpace page: MySpace.com/BlackTusk. Taste The Sin was recorded at the Jam Room Recording Studio (BARONESS, BAND OF HORSES, KYLESA, WITHERED) in Columbia, SC with engineers Jay Matheson and Steve Slavich. Taste The Sin will be available on CD, gatefold LP, and digitally. A complete listing of available formats can be found here.

BLACK TUSK has teamed up with video director Kevin Custer (FLOGGING MOLLY, HATEBREED, TOMBS) to film the first video from Taste The Sin. The video, for Red Eyes, Black Skies? is expected to see on an online premiere imminently. Learn More
 Announce Tour Dates With PENTAGRAM, EYEHATEGOD


2010-08-12 16:29:18

Debut Track From Taste The Sin

Savannah, GA's BLACK TUSK has posted the first preview track from their Relapse debut Taste The Sin online now via the band's MySpace page: MySpace.com/BlackTusk. BLACK TUSK recorded Taste The Sin at the Jam Room Recording Studio (BARONESS, BAND OF HORSES, KYLESA, WITHERED) in Columbia, SC with engineers Jay Matheson and Steve Slavich. Taste The Sin will see a May 25th North American release date and is available for pre-order at this location.

BLACK TUSK recently teamed up with video director Kevin Custer (FLOGGING MOLLY, HATEBREED, TOMBS) in Austin, TX to film the first video from Taste The Sin. The video, for Red Eyes, Black Skies? is expected to see on an online premiere prior to Taste The Sin's May 25th release date. Additional details will be announced soon.

BLACK TUSK are on tour now with North Carolina's WEEDEATER for a four week U.S. tour that kicked-off around South By Southwest. This tour also includes GATES OF SLUMBER and STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found in the tour section. Learn More
 Debut Track From Taste The Sin


2010-08-12 16:28:52

Shoot Video For Red Eyes, Black Skies? On Tour Now

Savannah, GA's BLACK TUSK teamed up with video director Kevin Custer (FLOGGING MOLLY, HATEBREED, TOMBS) this past weekend in Austin, TX to film the first video from their forthcoming Relapse debut Taste The Sin. The video, for Red Eyes, Black Skies? is expected to see on an online premiere prior to Taste The Sin's May 25th release date. Additional details will be announced soon.

BLACK TUSK are on tour now with North Carolina's WEEDEATER for a four week U.S. tour that kicked-off around South By Southwest. This tour also includes GATES OF SLUMBER and STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found in the tour section.

BLACK TUSK recorded Taste The Sin, the follow-up album to Passage Through Purgatory, at the Jam Room Recording Studio (BARONESS, BAND OF HORSES, KYLESA, WITHERED) in Columbia, SC with engineers Jay Matheson and Steve Slavich. A preview of the album's artwork, as designed by John Dyer Baizley, can be viewed online now via the band's MySpace page: MySpace.com/BlackTusk with audio samples to be posted shortly.
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 Shoot Video For Red Eyes, Black Skies? On Tour Now


2010-08-12 16:27:47

Announce Spring Tour Dates

Savannah, GA's BLACK TUSK will join North Carolina's WEEDEATER for a four week U.S. tour this spring. This tour kicks-off on March 19th in Dallas, TX and also includes GATES OF SLUMBER and STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. The tour also includes a stop at the 2010 SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX on March 20th. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found in the tour section.

BLACK TUSK are currently working on their Relapse debut and follow-up to Passage Through Purgatory. The band is recording at the Jam Room Recording Studio (BARONESS, BAND OF HORSES, KYLESA, WITHERED) in Columbia, SC with engineers Jay Matheson and Steve Slavich. The album's tentative title is Taste The Sin and advance song titles include Unleash The Wrath? Double Clutchin, Part 1? Redline, Part 2? The Take Off, Part 3? and The Ride, Part 4? Additional album details will be made available shortly.

BLACK TUSK has recently been confirmed for the 2010 Scion Rock Fest set to take place in Columbus, OH on March 13th. More information on this free event can be found here. BLACK TUSK will also be joining SKELETONWITCH, IRON AGE and HOWL for a handful of shows in late February. A complete listing of BLACK TUSK tour dates can be found in the tour section.
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 Announce Spring Tour Dates