Destroyer of Light
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Destroyer of Light is more than midway through the "Howlin' Across America" 2014 tour in support of the "Bizarre Tales Vol. 2" album.
The Austin doom metal group has played shows throughout much of the United States including the South, Southwest, Midwest, and Northeast. The band shared three dates with Seattle's Serial Hawk and played Southwest Terror Fest in Arizona. Guitarist/vocalist Steve Colca today checks in from the tour with this road report:
"Hey, it's Steve Colca here from Destroyer of Light, just checking in from the road. We are on Day 24 of the Howlin' Across America tour. As of right now, I am sitting at The Acoustic Coffeehouse here in Johnson City, TN before we head to The Hideaway to shred another night away. So far, this has been a hell of a trip and met some fantastic people along the away.
"Southwest Terror Fest was great, as we got to see some of our favorite bands play like Goatsnake, Neurosis, Sunn O))), Author & Punisher, and more! On our night, we got to share the stage with Spiritual Shepard, Take Over & Destroy, and The Atlas Moth. The camaraderie from the whole fest to the bands to the staff to the fans was fantastic. Super killer night. More...
Following a Summer run on the West Coast, the doom metal alchemists from Destroyer of Light are set to undertake another tour in support of the "Bizarre Tales Vol. 2" EP.
Dubbed the Howlin' Across America Tour '14, the band will spend a month on the road and visit 32 cities. On October 17th, Destroyer of Light travels to The District Tavern in Tucson, Arizona to play the Southwest Terror Fest. Goatsnake, Sunn 0))), Neurosis, Pelican and Author & Punisher are a few of the bands billed to play the four-day festival.
The band comments: "We are super excited about this tour and hitting some new cities that we haven't played before. Also, this is the biggest tour that we have done; so, it is a very exciting feeling to go out and accomplish this." More...
Austin-based doom band Destroyer Of Light has announced a U.S. tour spanning from Texas to the West Coast in June.
Destroyer of Light formed in the beginning of 2012, and each member coming from different bands wanted to create slow, heavy, riff-induced music and wield it toward the masses. Gathering influences from a variety of different styles, each member brings their flavor to the table, and the music speaks for itself.
Destroyer of Light is a 4-piece band consisting of Steve Colca on guitars/vocals, Keegan Kjeldsen on lead guitar, Jeff Klein on bass, and Kelly "Penny" Turner on drums. The band's second EP, "Bizarre Tales Vol. 2" has been released both digitally and on vinyl through Heavy Friends Records. May the power of the riff compel you!
June 13th - Austin, Tx @ Holy Mountain
June 14th - Midland, TX @ VFW Hall
June 15th - Las Cruces, NM @ The Trainyard
June 16th - Albuquerque, NM @ TBA
June 17th - Tuscon, AZ @ The Rock
June 18th - Tempe, AZ @ Yucca Tap Room
June 19th - Spring Valley, CA @ The Bancroft
June 20th - LA @ TBA
June 21st - San Bernadino, CA - Black Flame Collective
June 22nd - San Francisco, CA @ Hemlock Tavern
June 23rd - Oakland, CA @ Eli’s Mile High Club
June 24th - Fresno, CA @ TBA
June 25th - Las Vegas, NV @ Cheyanne Saloon
June 26th - SLC @ The Shred Shed
June 27th - Colorado Springs, CO @ TBA
June 28th - Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive
June 29th - Haysville, KS @ KC’s Too
June 30th - Texarkana, TX @ Silver Dollar
July 1st - Dallas, TX/Fort Worth, TX @ TBA
Austin, Texas purveyors of diabolic doom metal, Destroyer Of Light, have released a new music video, "Forbidden Zombi Ritual." The track was taken from the group's upcoming EP "Bizarre Tales: Vol. 2." Created by Erik Bredthauer, "Forbidden Zombi Ritual" contains lyrics that narrate a slide show of the macabre.
Austin, Texas based band Destroyer of Light has revealed the cover artwork for upcoming EP "Bizarre Tales: Vol 2." Check it out below. To hear the band's music, you can also stream the entire debut, self-titled album from Destroyer of Light at this location.
Destroyer of Light has posted a video recap of the Little Stops of Horror Tour the band embarked on from Austin to Michigan during Oct 16th - 22nd. Check out the clip below, and the band also commented:
"Here's video footage from October tour that I put together and edited for everyone's viewing pleasure. You can get a little taste of how we are when we aren't playing. We like to swear a lot, and family members...don't take what we say seriously, it's all meant to be fun and games!! Hope you enjoy!"
You can also stream the band's full self-titled album over at this location.
Austin, Texas act Destroyer of Light has posted the band's entire self-titled album online for streaming. Check out the release via bandcamp or in the player available below. "Destroyer of Light" was recorded at Yellow Dog Studios and engineered by Matt Meli. Mastering was handled by Nick Landis at Terra Nova Digital Audio, Inc.
The album's track listing is as follows:
1. Greet Death
2. The Virgin
3. So Divided
4. Coffin Hunter
5. The Swamp
6. Asteroid More...