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Latest news: Wed, Jun 27 2018, BLACK TUSK

Upcoming release: "TCBT"

Release date: Fri, Aug 17 2018, US Fri, Aug 17 2018

BLACK TUSK are now streaming the second track taken from their new album, 'TCBT', which has been slated for worldwide release on August 17th, 2018. Listen to the track below. The band has furthermore announced a US tour in support of the new record.

The song "Burn the Stars" is currently being streamed via Revolver Magazine here.

BLACK TUSK have announced North American headline tour dates. The first 'TCBT' dates begin on August 9 in Atlanta, and includes stops at Heavy Mountain Festival, RPM Fest, SMOD Fest and more. BLACK TUSK will be joined by WHORES and WHITE NAILS on select dates. A full list of confirmed shows can be found below.

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09 Aug 18 Atlanta, GA (US) The Earl +
10 Aug 18 Lexington, KY (US) The Green Lantern +
11 Aug 18 St. Louis, MO (US) Fubar +
12 Aug 18 Omaha, NE (US) Stoned Meadow of Doom Festival
14 Aug 18 Milwaukee, WI (US) Cactus Club +
15 Aug 18 Minneapolis, MN (US) Skyway Theatre ++
16 Aug 18 Chicago, IL (US) Reggies ++
17 Aug 18 Canonton, OH (US) Buzzbin ++
18 Aug 18 Columbus, OH (US) Space Bar ++
19 Aug 18 Hamtramck, MI (US) Small's ++
20 Aug 18 Toronto, ON (CA) Lee's Palace ++
22 Aug 18 Quebec City, QC (CA) L'Anti ++
23 Aug 18 Ottowa, ON (CA) Mavericks ++
24 Aug 18 Montreal, QC (CA) Foufounes Electriques ++
25 Aug 18 Montague, MA (US) RPM Festival
26 Aug 18 Brooklyn, NY (US) Saint Vitus ++
28 Aug 18 Philapelphia, PA (US) Kung Fu Necktie
29 Aug 18 Washington, DC (US) DC9 ++
30 Aug 18 Charleston, WV (US) The Bakery ++
31 Aug 18 Wilmington, NC (US) Reggies 42nd Street ++
01 Sep 18 West Columbia, SC (US) New Brookland Tavern ++
02 Sep 18 Asheville, NC (US) Heavy MTN Festival
28 Sep 18 Salt Lake City, UT (US) Crucial Fest

+ WHITE NAILS
++ WHITE NAILS AND WHORES

BLACK TUSK have previously released the cover art of 'TCBT', which can be viewed together with the album details below.

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  1. A Perfect View of Absolutely Nothing
  2. Closed Eye
  3. Agali
  4. Lab Rat
  5. Scalped
  6. Ghosts Roam
  7. Ill At Ease
  8. Rest With the Dead
  9. Never Ending Daymare
  10. Orange Red Dead
  11. Whispers
  12. Burn the Stars

'TCBT' is available for pre-ordering in various formats in the Season of Mist shop.

Join BLACK TUSK on their official Facebook page.

Biography

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There was blood, maybe a few tears too, but more than anything, it was sweat that markes this brand new release of BLACK TUSK called 'TCBT'.

When BLACK TUSK first hit the streets with their debut EP, 'When Kingdoms Fall' in the year 2005, the band had grown out of the Savannah scene but right from the start with their own twist. The three-piece consisting of guitarist Andrew, Athon on bass, and drummer James with all sharing vocal duties added a dash of punk as well as a viscous heaviness and groove to the Savannah school of rock that some critics compared with various stoner and sludge outfits.

Flanked by further EPs, split-singles, and demos, BLACK TUSK steadily expanded both in reach and number of die-hard followers with each successive album, 'The Fallen Kingdom' (2007), 'Passage Through Purgatory' (2008), 'Taste the Sin' (2010), 'Set the Dial' (2011), and 'Pillars of Ash' (2016). Partly responsible for their success, are the strong live shows of the trio, which garnered early attention on tour with such heavy-weights as BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DOWN, WEEDEATER, and EYEHATEGOD. Meanwhile the band has toured and performed at most major metal festivals both at home and overseas.

Their latest full-length, 'Pillars of Ash' sadly had to appear posthumously for one member as the band had tragically lost their charismatic bass-player Athon through a motorcycle accident. With a heavy heart, BLACK TUSK decided to honour Athon's memory by carrying on and recruited veteran musician and already long-time friend Corey Barhorst (EX-KYLESA) to take over his duties on the low end.

Now with the 6th studio album 'TCBT', which was recorded at The Garage Savannah and mixed by engineer and long-time collaborator Chris "Scary" Adams, BLACK TUSK show the world they lived through the kind of hardship and heartbreak that would cripple a lesser band, but it’s that dedication, gumption, and pure bullheaded stubbornness that took care of business, keeps taking care of business - and Taking Care of Black Tusk.

Line-up

Name Instrument
Andrew Fidler guitar, vocals
Corey Barhorst bass, vocals
James May drums, vocals

Releases Season of Mist

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General information
: Fri, Aug 17 2018
: Fri, Aug 17 2018
: Swamp Metal
: SOM473

Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Thu, Aug 09 2018 US Atlanta, GA The Earl + White Nails
Fri, Aug 10 2018 US Lexington, KY The Green Lantern + White Nails
Sat, Aug 11 2018 US St. Louis, MO Fubar + White Nails
Sun, Aug 12 2018 US Omaha, NE Stoned Meadow of Doom Festival
Tue, Aug 14 2018 US Milwaukee, WI Cactus Club + White Nails
Wed, Aug 15 2018 US Minneapolis, MN Skyway Theatre + Whores + White Nails
Thu, Aug 16 2018 US Chicago, IL Reggies + Whores + White Nails
Fri, Aug 17 2018 US Canonton, OH Buzzbin + Whores + White Nails
Sat, Aug 18 2018 US Columbus, OH Space Bar + Whores + White Nails
Sun, Aug 19 2018 US Hamtramck, MI Small's + Whores + White Nails
Mon, Aug 20 2018 CA Toronto, ON Lee's Palace + Whores + White Nails
Wed, Aug 22 2018 CA Quebec City, QC L'Anti + Whores + White Nails
Thu, Aug 23 2018 CA Ottowa, ON Mavericks + Whores + White Nails
Fri, Aug 24 2018 CA Montreal, QC Foufounes Electriques + Whores + White Nails
Sat, Aug 25 2018 US Montague, MA RPM Festival
Sun, Aug 26 2018 US Brooklyn, NY Saint Vitus + Whores + White Nails
Tue, Aug 28 2018 US Philapelphia, PA Kung Fu Necktie
Wed, Aug 29 2018 US Washington, DC DC9 + Whores + White Nails
Thu, Aug 30 2018 US Charleston, WV The Bakery + Whores + White Nails
Fri, Aug 31 2018 US Wilmington, NC Reggies 42nd Street + Whores + White Nails
Sat, Sep 01 2018 US West Columbia, SC New Brookland Tavern + Whores + White Nails
Sun, Sep 02 2018 US Asheville, NC Heavy MTN Festival
Fri, Sep 28 2018 US Salt Lake City, UT Crucial Fest
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