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Latest news: Tue, May 07 2019, BLACK TUSK

Latest release: "TCBT"

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

BLACK TUSK have kicked off their previously announced European tour dates in support of their, in 2018 released, album 'TCBT'. The tour will kick off at both Deserfests 2019 in London and Germany and sees the band traveling throughout 11 more countries until a final curtain at the D.K. Luksus in Wrocklaw (PL). A full list of confirmed dates can be found below.

BLACK TUSK comments on the tour: "It's been a few years since we have been able to travel across Europe playing shows and a lot has happened in that time. We've released a new album and added a second guitar player. We are very excited to come play and show y'all all the new stuff we've been working on as well as old material with a new spin!"

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BLACK TUSK
07 May 19 Kopenhagen (DK) Loppen
08 May 19 Oslo (NO) Revolver
09 May 19 Gothenburg (SE) Musikens Hus
10 May 19 Borlange (SE) Broken Dreams
12 May 19 Athens (GR) An Club
13 May 19 Wiesbaden (DE) Schlachthof
14 May 19 Osnabrück (DE) Bastard Club
15 May 19 Köln (DE) MTC
16 May 19 Brussel (BE) Magasin 4
17 May 19 Mannheim (DE) 7er Club
18 May 19 Martigny (CH) Les Caves du Manoir
19 May 19 Savigliano (IT) Circolo Arci Mazcal
21 May 19 Rome (IT) Evol Live
22 May 19 Bologna (IT) Freak Out Club
23 May 19 Milano (IT) Ligera
24 May 19 Zagerb (HR) Mochvara
25 May 19 Budapest (HU) Dürer Kert
26 May 19 Vienna (AT) Viper Room
28 May 19 Wroclaw (PL) D.K. Luksus

The band will be touring in support of their in 2018 release, 'TCBT,' which is still available 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

Som473

TCBT

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

Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Tue, May 21 2019 IT Rome Evol Live
Wed, May 22 2019 IT Bologna Freak Out Club
Thu, May 23 2019 IT Milano Ligera
Fri, May 24 2019 HR Zagerb Mochvara
Sat, May 25 2019 HU Budapest Dürer Kert
Sun, May 26 2019 AT Vienna Viper Room
Tue, May 28 2019 PL Wroclaw D.K. Luksus
Fri, Jul 12 2019 US Chattanooga, TN JJ's Bohemia
Sat, Jul 13 2019 US Lexington, KY Cosmic Charlie's
Sun, Jul 14 2019 US Atlanta, GA 529
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