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Photos: Black Tusk, Holy Grail, The Well, Ironaut, Viper Room, Hollywood, CA 3/24/16

Posted by on March 31, 2016

We like Black Tusk and they recently released a new album titled Pillars of Ash which they’ve been touring in its support for a little over a month in company of Los Angeles’ Holy Grail and Austin’s psychedelic dudes at The Well with each of the later taking a half of the tour on their own. […]

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Black Tusk release new NSFW video for “God’s on Vacation”

Posted by on March 29, 2016

Black Tusk released their newest tusk Pillars of Ash a few months back and it’s a good one that you should check out. The first track we got to hear was “God’s on Vacation” which is a short but sweet tune maintaining that classic stomping punk sound the band has been known for, and they weren’t […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/24: The holy grail of album sales

Posted by on February 24, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If you’re at all familiar with Metallica, then you know that The Black Album is one of the best-selling albums of all time. What you might not have known is that for the past couple weeks, The […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/17: The charts have a cult following

Posted by on February 17, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So Ghost won the Grammy for Best Metal Performance, and while those little golden phonographs are among the many things metalheads like to slag on (usually for good reason), seeing Papa get up onstage […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/10: Some astonishing debuts

Posted by on February 10, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. With eleven debuts, this week is the biggest week yet for metal in 2016, spearheaded by the always dependable Dream Theater. And just looking ahead in February, it doesn’t look like we’ll be slowing […]

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New & Noteworthy, January 29th – The Bigger Picture

Posted by on January 29, 2016

We can officially say that the new year in music is off to a great start, as the final two weeks of January have given us more big-name releases than we normally get in the entire month of January. I’m hoping that the rest of the release calendar is this good in 2016, because that […]

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Black Tusk streaming ‘Pillars of Ash’ in advance of its release

Posted by on January 28, 2016

Savannah, Georgia’s Black Tusk have a new album, Pillars of Ash, coming out tomorrow. And while the sludge band is still very much an entity, a big part of them died in 2014, when bassist Jonathan Athon passed away following injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident. Easily the most recognizable member of the band, he bearded […]

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Black Tusk, Royal Thunder touring in January

Posted by on December 1, 2015

Black Tusk will be releasing Pillars of Ash , their first album since the sad death of bassist/vocalist Jonathan Athon, on January 29th. The trio completed the album before the motorcycle accident that took his life, and is a fitting legacy to an integral part of the band, as you might have already heard. With Corey […]

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Black Tusk work hard while God’s On Vacation

Posted by on November 18, 2015

There is no doubt Savannah’s Black Tusk are an unstoppable machine when it comes to hard work. It’s been a year since the passing of their bassist Jonathan Athon and, while most would’ve taken some time to mourn, the band kept going with their plans and completed their scheduled European tour with Black Label Society where guitarist […]

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High on Fire touring with Crowbar in December

Posted by on October 21, 2015

After a late summer run with Pallbearer and Lucifer, High on Fire have accounced a quick, nine-date US tour in support of their latest album, Luminiferous. Starting in December, the band will be bringing along Crowbar along for a mostly south eastern run. Matt Pike spoke to Loudwire in August about the climate of today’s metal scene: […]

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