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Black Tusk

Formed: 2005
From: GA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Black Tusk News

Below is our complete Black Tusk news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

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Southern Darkness Festival Lineup Announced

Scrapyard Magazine is proud to announce Florida's first annual Southern Darkness Fest will take place on August 23rd, 2014 in Tampa/Ybor City. More names are still being confirmed, and the currently announced lineup is as follows:

Pelican
All Pigs Must Die
Maruta
Centuries
Sannhet
Mouth of the Architect
Black Tusk
Jungbluth
Yautja
Order of the Owl
A Storm of Light
Phobia
Strong Intention
Zoroaster
Everything Went Black
Weekend Nachos
Lord Mantis
Coke Bust
ASG
Junius
Set and Setting
Traitor Crucifix
Cosm More...

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Downfall Of Gaia Announces New Tour Dates

Downfall of Gaia has just announced two support tours for June with Toxic Holocaust and Black Tusk. The tours will include dates throughout mainland Europe, including Germany, Belgium, France, Spain, Italy, and more.

Comments Downfall of Gaia: "We are happy to announce our first European tour for 2014! This time we are glad to hit the road with the mighty Toxic Holocaust and Black Tusk, playing Germany and Belgium on our way to Hellfest in Clisson, France! After a little stop at Hellfest it's Black Tusk and us on our own for a few more dates to go. Pretty much looking forward to return to all of those countries this upcoming summer that gave us such a good time on our last European tour!" More...

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Black Tusk Announces New Shows

Savannah, Georgia's Black Tusk is getting ready to head over to Europe for a headline run beginning this Friday September 13th with Fight Amp providing support.

Immediately following those dates, Black Tusk has announced a North American headline tour with label mates Inter Arma providing support. These dates kick off October 24th in Johnson City, TN and are scheduled to run through November 15th in Birmingham, AL.

European Tour:
13.09.13 Germany Frankfurt @ 11er
14.09.13 Belgium Antwerpen @ Trix
16.09.13 France Toulouse @ Le Saint des Seins
17.09.13 Spain Barcelona @ Razzmatazz 3
18.09.13 Spain Madrid @ La Boite
19.09.13 Portugal Porto @ Armazém do Chá
20.09.13 Spain Bilbao @ Azkena
21.09.13 France Montpellier @ Secret Place
22.09.13 Italy Milano @ Lo Fi Club
23.09.13 Germany München @ Feierwerk
24.09.13 Switzerland Geneve @ l'usine
25.09.13 Switzerland Zürich @ Dynamo Werk 21
26.09.13 Austria Wien @ Arena
27.09.13 Poland Wroclaw @ Obserwatorium
28.09.13 Poland Bydgoszcz @ Estrada stagebar
29.09.13 Czech Rep Prague @ 007
30.09.13 Germany Berlin @ Cassiopeia
01.10.13 Germany Hamburg @ Hafenklang
02.10.13 Norway Stavanger @ Checkpoint Charlie
03.10.13 Norway Oslo @ Revolver
04.10.13 Sweden Linköping @ Lorient
06.10.13 Holland Hengelo @ Metropool KZ
07.10.13 UK London @ Barfly
08.10.13 UK Southampton @ The Cellar
09.10.13 UK Manchester @ Alter Ego
10.10.13 UK Glasgow @ Ivory Blacks
11.10.13 UK Bath @ Green Park Tavern
12.10.13 Germany Essen @ Cafe Nova More...

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Black Tusk Releases "Truth Untold" Music Video

Savannah sludge superstars Black Tusk released a new music video for the track "Truth Untold." The song appears on the band's new album "Tend No Wounds," which dropped this week via Relapse Records. This is the second video for the release, the first of which for "In Days of Woe," can be seen over here.

Check out "Truth Untold":

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Black Tusk Streaming "Tend No Wounds" EP

It is exactly a week to the date before the release of the "Tend No Wounds" EP from Savannah metallers Black Tusk. Starting today Punk News is hosting an exclusive stream of the entire EP. Get a first listen to "Tend No Wounds" at this location.

Black Tusk has announced a handful of regional tour dates for this summer. They start July 24th in Augusta, GA and runs through July 27th in Memphis, TN. Black Tusk will also return to Europe this autumn to tour in support of "Tend No Wounds." The trio from Savannah, Georgia will be supported on all dates by Fight Amp.

The new EP's track listing is as follows:

1. A Cold Embrace
2. Enemy of Reason
3. The Weak and the Wise
4. Internal/Eternal
5. Truth Untold
6. In Days of Woe More...

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Black Tusk Posts New Track "Internal, External"

As the release date of the "Tend No Wounds" EP draws closer, Black Tusk has premiered another new track online. Today Crave Online is hosting the premiere of "Internal, External." Get a first listen to the track here or in the player below.

Black Tusk has also announced a handful of regional tour dates for this summer. They start July 24th in Augusta, GA and run through July 27th in Memphis, TN. The band also confirmed a return to Europe this autumn to tour on the back of new EP "Tend No Wounds." The trio from Savannah, Georgia will be supported on all dates by Fight Amp.

The track listing is:

1. A Cold Embrace
2. Enemy of Reason
3. The Weak and the Wise
4. Internal/Eternal
5. Truth Untold
6. In Days of Woe More...

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Black Tusk Announces New Tour Dates

Black Tusk has confirmed that the band will return to Europe this autumn to tour on the back of brand new EP "Tend No Wounds." The trio from Savannah, Georgia will be supported on all dates by Fight Amp. The band commented:

"Black Tusk is excited to be returning to Europe and the UK to support our new EP Tend No Wounds. This will be our first time extensively touring the UK as well and we are excited to see new cities show up on the routing that aren't usually there. We couldn't be sharing the stage with a bunch of better dudes than Fight Amp and we are looking forward to slaying some shows and drinking some beers with all our buddies on the other side of the pond!"

Additionally, Brutal Panda Records has repressed the long out-of-print Black Tusk / Fight Amp split 7", featuring artwork from Baroness frontman John Baizley, specifically for the tour. The split is also available for order here.

"Tend No Wounds" is a six track EP that takes you on a "twenty minute ride of raging Southern rock and pure adrenaline, providing the perfect stop-gap between their last album - Set The Dial - and their next." More...

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Black Tusk Posts "In Days Of Woe" Video

Savannah, GA's Black Tusk will release new EP "Tend No Wounds" on July 23rd via Relapse Records. The EP was recorded with producer Phillip Cope (Kylesa, Baroness) at the Jam Room in Columbia, SC. The artwork was created by Brian Mercer (Eyehategod, Lamb of God, Zoroaster).

Today the band has teamed up with Invisible Oranges and Brooklyn Vegan for a premiere of the video for "In Days of Woe." Check it out here or in the player below.

Black Tusk has also announced a handful of regional tour dates for this summer. They start July 24th in Augusta, GA and run through July 27th in Memphis, TN. Dates are available after the jump.

1. A Cold Embrace
2. Enemy of Reason
3. The Weak and the Wise
4. Internal/Eternal
5. Truth Untold
6. In Days of Woe More...

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Black Tusk Announces New EP

Black Tusk will be releasing a new EP titled "Tend No Wounds" this coming July 23rd on CD/LP/digital formats via Relapse Records. The EP was recorded with producer Phillip Cope (Kylesa, Baroness) at the Jam Room in Columbia, SC. Pre-orders are available at this location, and the artwork can be viewed below.

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Black Tusk Reveals New EP Title

Savannah, GA's Black Tusk has completed recording an upcoming EP, which is scheduled to be released later this Spring via Relapse Records.

The EP was recorded with producer Phillip Cope (Kylesa, Baroness) at the Jam Room in Columbia, SC. Today Black Tusk has revealed the EP's title as "Tend No Wounds." More information including artwork and track listing will be revealed in the coming weeks.

The band is also getting ready to hit the road with Kvelertak and Cancer Bats. Before the tour begins, Black Tusk will be playing two headline gigs April 19th and 20th. The tour supporting Kvlertak runs from April 22nd in Detroit, MI through May 25th in Raleigh, NC. Catch Black Tusk live: More...

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Black Tusk Finishes Recording EP

Savannah, GA's Black Tusk has completed recording the band's upcoming EP, which is scheduled to be released later this Spring via Relapse Records. The EP, recorded with producer Phillip Cope (Kylesa, Baroness) at the Jam Room in Columbia, SC, will serve as a gateway between 2011's "Set The Dial" and the band's next full-length.

The band recently hit the road for a short run of headline dates, followed up by a month long run of shows with Today is the Day, KEN Mode, and Fight Amp then a two week run with Kvelertak and Cancer Bats. A complete list of dates can be found below.

Black Tusk is also scheduled to appear at this year's SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX. The group will be headlining both the Rock of Ages Tattoo Showcase at Yellow Jacket Social Club on Friday March 15th with label mates Howl and True Widow and the Official Relapse Records / Chaos in Tejas Showcase with ASG, Royal Thunder, Howl, Inter Arma and Call of the Void on Saturday March 16th at Red 7. Details on both of these showcases are available below. More...

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Relapse Records Announces SXSW Showcase

Relapse Records has teamed up with Austin, TX’s music festival, Chaos in Tejas, to put together an unforgettable night of auditory madness at this year’s SXSW Festival in Austin, TX.

The official showcase will feature a stage curated by each group and will take place at Red 7 on Saturday March 16th from 8 PM to 2 AM. The showcase will be free to all SXSW badge and wristband holders and open to the general public on a first come first serve basis. Further details on the showcase will be available via the Red 7 website shortly at this location.

The Relapse Records stage will be headlined by Savannah, GA’s sludge-rock warriors Black Tusk and feature sets from Relapse label-mates Royal Thunder, ASG, Howl, Inter Arma, and Call of the Void.

The Chaos In Tejas stage will be headlined by New Orleans bounce superstar Big Freedia and include performances from a diverse lineup including Antwon, Iron Lung, Power Trip, Merchandise, Parquet Courts and the Novice.

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Kvelertak Announces North American Tour

Kvelertak has unveiled details of a major North American headline tour deemed, “Meir Tour – North America 2013.” The spring trek celebrates the Norwegian rock band’s Roadrunner Records debut, "Meir," and kicks off April 21st at Chicago’s Bottom Lounge. "Meir" arrives everywhere on March 26th.

The upcoming tour will see Kvelertak accompanied by a lineup that includes Cancer Bats and Black Tusk. A number of additional dates will be revealed in the coming days. Kvelertak is: Erlend Hjelvik (vocals), Vidar Landa (guitars), Bjarte Lund Rolland (guitars), Maciek Ofstad (guitars), Marvin Nygaard (bass), and Kjetil Gjermundrød (drums).

* w/Black Tusk only
** w/Cancer Bats only More...

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Black Tusk Working On New EP

Savannah, GA's Black Tusk has commenced work on new material for an upcoming EP, scheduled to be released later this Spring via Relapse Records. Drummer James May commented on the progress of the release:

"This new release is a mean one. It reminds me of a new twist on an old days Black Tusk sound. We got back together with Jay and Phillip Cope to turn this out with some of that earlier, brutal sound you might have heard back in the beginning albums. We figured it was about time to see what the old gang could do years later."

The band will be taking a break from the studio in March for a short run of headline dates, followed up by a run of shows with Today is the Day, KEN Mode and Fight Amp. The tour begins March 1st in Spartanburg, SC and runs through April 7th in Chicago, IL. A complete list of dates can be found below. More...

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Today Is The Day Announces North American Tour

Today is the Day will embark on a North American tour this March and April, and has unleashed the first wave of confirmed dates today.

The band's upcoming brutal voyage will begin in the Northeast and storm south across the country on the way to SXSW for this year’s official ToneDeaf Touring showcase alongside Orange Goblin, KEN Mode, Mondo Generator and more. After the festivities in Austin the outfit will continue a clockwise path of chaos up through the Northwest and Midwest U.S. and into Canada.

Support for Today Is The Day throughout most of the venture will be provided by Black Tusk, KEN Mode and Fight Amp. But Black Tusk will drop from the trek after a month on the road, and will be replaced by a special guest to be announced shortly.

Additional American and Canadian shows and more action for this year’s SXSW and more will be confirmed soon as well. Stay tuned. Dates are as follows: More...

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Black Tusk Announces More Live Shows

In addition to a North American headline tour scheduled to begin this October, Savannah, Georgia's Black Tusk has announced three new headline dates. These dates are part of the release party weekend for the new split 7" that Black Tusk recorded with fellow Savannah metallers Dead Yet? The 7" is being released on Hyperrealist Records.

Black Tusk is touring in support of latest release "Set The Dial," which is streaming in full at this location. The band's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

Split 7" Release Party Weekend
9/21: Jacksonville, FL @ Burro Bar
9/22: Savannah, GA @ The Jinx
9/23: Columbia, SC @ The New Brookland Tavern

Fall North American Headline Tour:
10/13: Johnson City, TN @ The Hideaway
10/14: Nashville, TN @ The End w/ Skeletonwitch
10/15: Louisville, KY @ Magbar
10/16: Chattanooga, TN @ JJ's Bohemia
10/17: Indianapolis, IN @ The Jukebox
10/18: Peoria, IL @ Brass Rail
10/19: Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
10/21: Billings, MT @ Manny's
10/22: Spokane, WA @ The A Club
10/23: Seattle, WA @ Highline
10/24: Portland, OR @ Plan B More...

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Black Tusk Announces New Tour Dates

Black Tusk has announced the dates for an upcoming tour that will feature Red Fang, Lord Dying, and Indian Handicrafts. The tour poster can be viewed below, and the dates are as follows:

w/ Lord Dying:
Oct 26 Sacramento, CA @ Harlow’s
Oct 27 San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
Oct 28 West Hollywood, CA @ The Troubadour
Oct 30 San Diego, CA @ Casbah
Oct 31 Tucson, AZ @ Plush
Nov 1 El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
Nov 2 Amarillo TX @ 12052 Event Center
Nov 3 Austin, TX @ Auditorium Shores - Fun Fun Fun Fest
Nov 4 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s Downstairs
Nov 5 Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves
Nov 6 Memphis, TN @ Hi-Tone Cafe
Nov 7 Atlanta, GA @ Club 529
Nov 8 Raleigh, NC @ Kings Barcade
Nov 9 Richmond, VA @ Kingdom

w/ Indian Handicrafts:
Nov 10 Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
Nov 11 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
Nov 12 Brooklyn, NY @ St Vitus
Nov 13 Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East Downstairs
Nov 15 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern
Nov 16 Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick (w/Skeletonwitch)
Nov 17 Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
Nov 19 Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
Nov 20 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
Nov 21 Boise, ID Neurolux More...

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Bands Discuss Who They Would Collaborate With

At Metallica's Orion Fest, Metal Injection asked members of The Black Dahlia Murder, Kyng, Baroness, Black Tusk, Red Fang, Charred Walls of the Damned, Liturgy, Thy Will Be Done, Landmine Marathon, and Don Jamison if they could collaborate with any artist outside of their genre, in the vein of Metallica's collaboration with Lou Reed on Lulu, who would it be?

Check out their answers, some of which may surprise you, at this location or in the player below. More...

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Black Tusk Gearing Up For North American Tour

Savannah, Georgia's Black Tusk is in the midst of the band's first ever European headline tour. The run will wrap up this week with a festival appearance in Tonsberg, Norway with an appearance at Slottsfjell Fest.

Black Tusk has now confirmed a string of North American headlining dates for this fall. The run kicks off October 13th in Johnson City, TN and is scheduled to wrap up October 24th in Portland, Oregon. The band is touring in support of latest release "Set The Dial," which is streaming in full at this location.

European Tour With Okkultokrati:
7/19: Gothenburg, Sweden @ Truckstop Alaska
7/20: Tonsberg, Norway @ Slottsfjell Fest

Fall North American Headline Tour:
10/13: Johnson City, TN @ The Hideaway
10/14: Nashville, TN @ The End w/ Skeletonwitch
10/15: Louisville, KY @ Magbar
10/16: Chattanooga, TN @ JJ's Bohemia
10/17: Indianapolis, IN @ The Jukebox
10/18: Peoria, IL @ Brass Rail
10/19: Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
10/21: Billings, MT @ Manny's
10/22: Spokane, WA @ The A Club
10/23: Seattle, WA @ Highline
10/24: Portland, OR @ Plan B
11/28: Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music Hall More...

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Bands Talk Most Metal Way To Celebrate The 4th

The Metal Injection team was on hand at the Orion Fest, and with the Independence Day holiday today in the United States, they asked members of Red Fang, The Sword, Black Tusk, The Black Dahlia Murder, Baroness, Charred Walls of the Damned, Kyng, Landmine Marathon, Thy Will Be Done and Don Jamison about the most metal way to celebrate America's birthday. Check out the video clip below or over at Metal Injection here. More...

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