Tag: metal

Kylesa recognized on several year end lists

Ultraviolet, Kylesa‘s great, layered, melodic release from earlier this year has found its way on to several year end lists. Perhaps most notably, they were #12 on Rolling Stone’s “20 Best Metal Albums of 2013”. As an interesting side note,…

Black Tusk in “How to be a hardcore singer” video

Rock It Out! blog‘s “How to be a hardcore singer” video features Andrew and Athon of Black Tusk explaining how they maintain their fine singing voices night after night. You can struggle through the way over caffienated host’s shtick or…

Kylesa’s Laura featured on A.V. Club’s Hatesong

A.V. Club’s consistently funny feature, Hatesong, invites artists of all sorts to talk about the song that they hate most in the world.  Laura Pleasants, guitarist/vocalist of Kylesa is not a fan of Nickelback’s “Rockstar” or Bro-rock in general.  This…

Black Tusk: “still DIY” – great vid by Converse x Decibel

Check out Converse x Decibel for a little background on this profile of Black Tusk. Love it. Click here to see a gallery of photos from Black Tusk’s most recent Savannah gig.

Black Tusk begins another European tour Sept. 13th

The Savannah-based metal trio Black Tusk is headed to Europe later this week promoting their recent EP Tend No Wounds on Relapse Records. Black Tusk’s monthlong tour begins September 13th in Frankfurt, with gigs literally every day until October 12th. On…