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Tag Archives: Kyle Shutt

Photos/Review: Day 1 of Exit 111; Slayer’s final festival appearance

Posted by on October 29, 2019

  It’s never too late in the year for a good American Rock Festival. While Spring and Summer brought some heavy hitters, both new and returning, October began shaping up earlier this year with two major players claiming a mid-October weekend, both guaranteed to delight fans in massive numbers. While Aftershock took over the West […]

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Guitarist Kyle Shutt of The Sword goes to the “Big City” with new solo track

Posted by on March 20, 2019

During The Sword’s recent hiatus, bummed guitarist Kyle Shutt has kept busy by launching a Kickstarter for a new solo record. Shutt was able to raise more than his goal of $32,000 and reached up to $38,231. To make things even more impressive, Shutt decided to play all instruments during the recording. The new single “Big […]

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Kyle Shutt speaks on The Sword’s hiatus – “Personally, I’m really bummed about it”

Posted by on October 23, 2018

Last month, we were bummed when the Sword announced they were going on a hiatus. We saw the Texas doom metallers perform in New York City’s Irving Plaza this past summer as guitarist Kyle Shutt and bassist/synthesizers Bryan Richie told us their latest effort High Country was their favorite Sword album. Unfortunately, their fans have […]

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Interview: The Sword’s Kyle Shutt & Bryan Richie discuss ‘Used Future’ and more

Posted by on July 3, 2018

The Sword released their overall sixth studio album Used Future this past March and these Texas doom metallers have been traveling ever since to support their latest effort. We were recently at their show at NYC’s Irving Plaza and were lucky to have the chance to speak to Kyle Shutt (guitarist) and Bryan Richie (bass/synthesizers). […]

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Doom Side of the Moon Releases New Track From Pink Floyd Project

Posted by on July 13, 2017

While it seems that a band (particularly a metal band) cannot exist without performing at least one Pink Floyd cover it is much more rare to find a quality version. If their name doesn’t give it away, Doom Side of the Moon is a band that does metal covers of Floyd songs but the interesting […]

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The Sword guitarist Kyle Shutt’s Road Report, #1

Posted by on November 5, 2013

Last weekend, Clutch, The Sword and American Sharks took to the road for a fall tour. The Sword guitarist Kyle Shutt is keeping track of the tour for us via his Road Reports. Go behind the scenes of the tour as Shutt outlines what he’s listening to, the venues and cities he’s playing, and what […]

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The Sword’s Kyle Shutt: “We Just Play The Songs We Want To Hear”

Posted by on November 19, 2012

Since their first album, Age of Winters, was released in 2006, The Sword have been carrying the torch for good old-fashioned riffy rock and roll. After three albums on Kemado, the Austin quartet got new management and signed with Razor & Tie for their latest album, Apocryphon. The album debuted in the top 20, shattering sales records […]

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The Sword To Appear On “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations”

Posted by on August 31, 2012

In addition to their new album Apocryphon (set to come out on October 22), The Sword will also be pimping out their own hot sauce Tears Of Fire on September 4. That’s why it’s rather fitting that the stoner metal group will be appearing on the Travel Channel’s Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations – The Final […]

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