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Black Tusk

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

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Black Tusk Updates Tour Schedule With Crowbar

Black Tusk is set to join New Orleans, LA sludge act Crowbar on a three-week U.S. tour starting in late November. This tour will kick-off on November 27th in Black Tusk’s hometown of Savannah, GA and conclude in mid-December in Dallas, TX. The upcoming Black Tusk tour dates are as follows:

10/29 Gainesville, FL 8 Seconds (The Fest 9)
***All dates from 11/27 thru 12/17 w/ Crowbar***
11/27 Savannah, GA The Jinx Nightclub
11/28 Jacksonville, FL The Pit
11/29 Atlanta, GA The Drunken Unicorn
11/30 Raleigh, NC Volume 11
12/1 Charleston, SC Jimbo’s Rock Lounge
12/2 Charlotte, NC The Casbah @ Tremont Music Hall
12/4 Trenton, NJ Championship Bar and Grille
12/5 New York, NY Santo’s Party House
12/6 Philadelphia, PA The Barbary
12/7 Providence, RI Club Hell
12/8 Cambridge, MA Middle East
12/9 Niagara Falls, NY Evening Star Music Hall
12/10 Columbus, OH Ravari Room
12/11 Chicago, IL Reggie’s Rock Club
12/12 St. Louis, MO Fubar
12/13 Memphis, TN Hi Tone
12/14 Little Rock, AR Downtown Music
12/15 Tulsa, OK The Marquee Theater
12/16 Amarillo, TX El Cien
12/17 Dallas, TX Trees

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Crowbar Announces Additional Live Dates

New Orleans, Louisiana metal act Crowbar has announced a new batch of tour dates added to its previously announced mini-tour. Crowbar have also been added as a direct support act on the upcoming Black Tusk headline tour.

Cowbar tour dates:
Oct. 18 - Austin, TX - Emo's
Oct. 19 - Houston, TX - Numbers
Oct. 21 - Lafayette, LA - Sadie's Downtown
Oct. 22 - Shreveport, LA - Riverside Warehouse
Oct. 30 - Gulfport MS - The Door
Oct. 31 - New Orleans, LA - House Of Shock

With Black Tusk:
Nov. 27 - Savannah, GA - The Jinx
Nov. 28 - Jacksonville, FL - The Pit
Nov. 29 - Atlanta, GA - Drunken Unicorn
Nov. 30 - Raleigh, NC - Volume 11
Dec. 01 - Charleston, SC - Jimbo's Rock Lounge
Dec. 02 - Charlotte, NC - Tremont Music Hall
Dec. 03 - Springfield, VA - Jaxx
Dec. 04 - Trenton, NJ - Championship Bar & Grill
Dec. 05 - New York, NY - Santo's Party House
Dec. 06 - Philadelphia, PA - The Barbary Coast
Dec. 07 - Providence, RI - Club Hell
Dec. 08 - Cambridge, MA - Middle East
Dec. 09 - Niagara Falls, NY - Evening Star Music Hall
Dec. 10 - Columbus, OH - Ravari Room
Dec. 11 - Chicago, IL - Reggie's Rock Club
Dec. 12 - St Louis, MO - Fubar
Dec. 13 - Memphis, TN - Hi Tone
Dec. 14 - Little Rock - The Village
Dec. 15 - Tulsa, OK - The Marquee
Dec. 16 - Dallas - Trees

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Black Tusk Updates Tour Schedule

Black Tusk has just completed three weeks alongside Fu Manchu and will meet up with sludge act Buzzov-en this weekend for a week’s worth of dates. The band has also been added to Lunapalozza, a benefit show in Richmond, VA, along with Cannabis Corpse, Parasytic, and more. The upcoming Black Tusk shows are as follows:

9/24 2010 Johnson City TN @ The Hideaway
9/25 2010 Charlotte, NC @ Festival of Burnt Offerings @ Tremont Music Hall w/Buzzov-en, Nachtmystium, Zoroaster
9/29 2010 Virginia Beach, VA @ Hangar 09
9/30 2010 Brooklyn, NY @ Public Assembly w/Buzzov-en
10/1 2010 Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar w/ Buzzoven
10/2 2010 Richmond, VA @ Lunapalooza @ Alley Katz
10/3 2010 Wilmington, NC @ Soapbox
10/29 2010 Gainesville, FL @ The Fest 9 @ 8 Seconds

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Black Tusk Adds More U.S. Shows

Savannah, GA’s Black Tusk has announced more U.S. tour dates in support of the band's Relapse debut "Taste The Sin." The trio will first join Fu Manchu later this month for a three-week tour. Black Tusk will then join Buzzov-en, Outlaw Order, Radio Moscow and more for a string of dates in late September. The currently announced shows are as follows:

8/26 Austin, TX Emo’s
8/27 Houston, TX Scout Bar
8/28 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks
8/30 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
8/31 Raleigh, NC Volume 11 Tavern
9/2 Washington, DC Black Cat
9/3 Cambridge, MA Middle East
9/4 New York, NY Santo’s
9/5 Ithaca, NY The Haunt
9/6 Pittsburgh, PA Altar Bar
9/8 Hamtramck, MI Small’s
9/9 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
9/10 Chicago, IL Double Door
9/12 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock
9/14 Denver, CO Bluebird Theatre
9/17 Las Vegas, NV Cheyenne Saloon
9/18 Scottsdale, AZ Rogue
9/21 Dallas, TX ..Nightmare (w/ RADIO MOSCOW)
9/23 Nashville, TN The Muse (w/ WEEDEATER)
9/24 Johnson City, TN The Hideaway
9/25 Charlotte, NC Tremont Music Hall (w/ BUZZOV-EN)
9/30 New York, NY Rocks Off Concert Cruise (w/ BUZZOV-EN)
10/1 Baltimore, MD Ottobar (w/ BUZZOV-EN, OUTLAW ORDER, SWARM OF THE LOTUS)

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Black Tusk To Tour With Fu Manchu

Black Tusk will join Fu Manchu for a late summer U.S. tour. This tour, which also includes It’s Casual, will kick-off on August 26th in Austin, TX. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found below with more dates to be announced soon.

7/31 Raleigh, NC The Pourhouse Music Hall
***All dates from 8/26 thru 9/17 w/ Fu Manchu, It's Casual***
8/26 Austin, TX Emo’s
8/27 Houston, TX Scout Bar
8/28 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks
8/30 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
8/31 Raleigh, NC Volume 11 Tavern
9/2 Washington, DC Black Cat
9/3 Cambridge, MA Middle East
9/4 New York, NY Santo’s
9/6 Pittsburgh, PA Altar Bar
9/8 Hamtramck, MI Small’s
9/9 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
9/10 Chicago, IL Double Door
9/12 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock
9/14 Denver, CO Bluebird Theatre
9/17 Las Vegas, NV Cheyenne Saloon

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Black Tusk Uploads "Red Eyes, Black Skies" Video

Black Tusk has uploaded a music video for the track "Red Eyes, Black Skies," which is off the band's latest album "Taste The Sin" and was directed by Kevin Custer. The video clip can be viewed below.

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Black Tusk Updates Tour Schedule

Savannah, GA's Black Tusk is currently on a U.S. tour in support in of the band's Relapse debut "Taste The Sin." The band is partnered with Atlanta's Zoroaster for this co-headlining tour dubbed the "Summer Southern Burn Tour" that also includes Florida's Dark Castle. The dates are as follows:

6/18 Dallas, TX Trees
6/19 Austin, TX Emo’s
6/21 Albuquerque, NM Burt’s Tiki Lounge
6/22 Scottsdale, AZ Rogue
6/23 Ramona, CA Ramona Mainstage
6/24 Hollywood CA Viper Room
6/25 Oakland, CA Oakland Metro
6/26 San Francisco, CA Thee Parkside
6/28 Portland, OR Satyricon
6/29 Seattle, WA Funhouse
7/1 Salt Lake City, UT Club Vegas
7/2 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge
7/3 Kansas City, MO Riot Room
7/4 St. Paul, MN Turf Club
7/6 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle
7/7 Newport, KY Southgate House
7/8 Pittsburg, PA 31st Street Pub
7/9 New York, NY Webster Hall
7/10 Philadelphia, PA Khyber
7/11 Harrisonburg, VA Blue Nile

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Pentagram Spreads Evil Over New Orleans

People turned out in droves to see the show with so many amazing bands on the bill. If they couldn’t afford to get in, they would hang outside and listen because it was just too good to miss completely. The slow, swampy, southern metal was complimented so well by the high humidity and heat of the night. Beer flowed (everywhere) and ears became numb as each of four bands took turns breaking amps. More...

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Black Tusk Posts Track By Track Breakdown

Savannah, GA's Black Task is currently streaming the new album "Taste The Sin" online at this location. The band has now posted a full track-by-track breakdown online through Decibel Magazine. The breakdown can be read below.

Song I: Embrace the Madness: (This song is about) if you hear this music or this sound and its making you go crazy, and makes you go mad from the sound. That’s how this one goes, its making your ears bleed, and talks about the thunder, a big storm rolling in.

Song II: The Snake Charmer: This is talking about the Taste the Sin theme. I wouldn’t say it’s the title track, but it’s most related to the artwork for sure. It’s talking about playing with the deadly snakes and you want to think you can tame the snake, which is a representation of any kind of evil, but eventually you know you’re going to get bit by it.

Song III: Red Eyes, Black Skies: Instrumentally, this one is full-force all the way through. This one is about being surrounded by this creature and all you can see is its eyes glaring in the distance and it’s almost like your running for your life but at the same time knowing you’re not going to make it. This song is evil and galloping through the whole thing.
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Black Tusk Streaming Entire New Album

Savannah, GA’s Black Tusk is currently streaming the Relapse debut "Taste The Sin" in its entirety via Stereogum.com. "Taste The Sin" will see its North American release date next Tuesday, May 25th (May 31st internationally) and will be available digitally as well as on CD and gatefold LP.

Black Tusk are about to embark on a run of dates with Pentagram in support of "Taste The Sin," starting this weekend. Immediately following, the band will support EyeHateGod for a string of dates before heading out on a co-headlining US tour with Atlanta’s Zoroaster in June. A complete listing of confirmed Black Tusk tour dates can be found below with more to be announced soon. More...

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Black Tusk Announces New Tour Dates

Savannah, GA’s Black Tusk will embark on a four-week US tour, co-headlining with Atlanta’s Zoroaster, starting in mid-June in support of their Relapse debut "Taste The Sin." This tour immediately follows the band’s dates with the Eyehategod in early June. Black Tusk will also be touring alongside Pentagram later this month, around the new album's May 25th release date.

Additionally, Black Tusk has debuted the second preview track off "Taste The Sin." The song, “Red Eyes, Black Skies”, can be heard via the band’s MySpace page along with the previously uploaded “Embrace The Madness."

The upcoming Black Tusk tour dates are as follows:

***All dates from 5/21 thru 29 w/ PENTAGRAM***
5/21 Raleigh, NC Volume 11 Tavern
5/22 Savannah, GA The Jinx
5/23 Orlando, FL The Backbooth
5/27 New Orleans, LA The Hanger
5/28 Nashville, TN The End
5/29 Newport, KY Southgate House
***All dates from 6/5 thru 9 w/ EYEHATEGOD***
6/5 Raleigh, NC Volume 11 Tavern
6/6 Louisville, KY Headliners
6/9 Richmond, VA Alley Katz More...

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Black Tusk Streaming New Song

Savannah, GA’s Black Tusk has debuted the second preview track off the new album "Taste The Sin." The track, titled “Red Eyes, Black Skies”, can be heard via the band’s MySpace page, along with the previously uploaded “Embrace The Madness." Black Tusk recently filmed a video for “Red Eyes, Black Skies” with director Kevin Custer in Austin, TX. The video is expected to see its premiere shortly. "Taste The Sin" was recorded at the Jam Room Recording Studio in Columbia, SC with engineers Jay Matheson and Steve Slavich. The album will be available on CD, gatefold LP, and digitally on May 25th, 2010.

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Nachtmystium Streaming New Song Online

Stereogum.com has the premiere of “No Funeral,” taken from NACHTMYSTIUM's forthcoming album, "Addicts: Black Meddle PT. II," which will be released June 8th. Check it out >here.

Last week a new video trailer based on the album's dark visuals was released watch it below:

View the artwork here. More...

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Black Tusk Announces More Tour Dates

Black Tusk will join forces with Pentagram for a run of Southern U.S. tour dates around the release of their Relapse debut "Taste The Sin." This tour will kick-off in Raleigh , NC and include a stop in Black Tusk’s hometown of Savannah, GA just prior to "Taste The Sin’s" May 25th release date.

The upcoming Black Tusk tour dates are as follows:

***All dates from April 12 thru 14 w/ WEEDEATER, STRUCK BY LIGHTNING***
4/12 Washington, DC DC9
4/13 Frederick , MD Krug’s Place
4/14 Richmond , VA The Triple
***All dates from May 21 thru 29 w/ PENTAGRAM***
5/21 Raleigh , NC Volume 11 Tavern
5/22 Savannah , GA The Jinx
5/23 Orlando, FL The Backbooth
5/27 New Orleans , LA The Hanger
5/28 Nashville , TN The End
5/29 Newport , KY Southgate House
***All dates from June 5 thru 9 w/ EYEHATEGOD***
6/5 Raleigh , NC Volume 11 Tavern
6/6 Louisville , KY Headliners
6/9 Richmond , VA Alley Katz

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Black Tusk Streaming New Song

Savannah, GA’s Black Tusk has posted the first preview track from their Relapse debut "Taste The Sin" online now via the band’s MySpace page. The band recorded "Taste The Sin" at the Jam Room Recording Studio in Columbia, SC with engineers Jay Matheson and Steve Slavich. "Taste The Sin" will see a May 25th North American release date.

Black Tusk's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

4/9 Rochester, NY Bug Jar
4/10 New York, NY Webster Hall
4/11 Philadelphia, PA Khyber
4/12 Washington, DC DC9 (w/ WEEDEATER, STRUCK BY LIGHTNING)
4/13 Frederick, MD Krug’s Place (w/ WEEDEATER, STRUCK BY LIGHTNING)
4/14 Richmond, VA The Triple (w/ WEEDEATER, STRUCK BY LIGHTNING)

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Eyehategod Announces U.S. Tour Dates

New Orleans based sludge metal veterans Eyehategod has announced a series of headlining shows in the United States, which are scheduled to kick off in June. A rotating roster of bands will be supporting the band on the trek including grindcore legends Brutal Truth and Withered.

The tour dates are as follows: More...

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Black Tusk Filming New Music Video

Savannah, GA's Black Tusk teamed up with video director Kevin Custer this past weekend in Austin, TX to film the first video from their forthcoming Relapse debut "Taste The Sin." The video, for "Red Eyes, Black Skies", is expected to see on an online premiere prior to Taste The Sin's May 25th release date. Additional details will be announced soon.

Black Tusk are on tour now with North Carolina's Weedeater for a four week U.S. tour that kicked-off around South By Southwest. This tour also includes Gates of Slumber and Struck By Lightning. A listing of confirmed tour dates and cities can be found below.

3/26 Los Angeles, CA Ultra Violet
3/27 San Francisco, CA Elbo Room
3/28 Portland, OR Rotture
3/29 Seattle, WA The Funhouse
3/30 Boise, ID Red Room
3/31 Salt Lake City, UT Club Vegas
4/1 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge
4/2 Kansas City, MO Record Bar
4/3 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
4/4 Chicago, IL Reggies
4/5 Lansing, MI Mac's Bar
4/6 Newport, KY Southgate House
4/7 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
4/8 Toronto, ON Wreck Room
4/9 Rochester, NY Bug Jar
4/10 New York, NY Webster Hall
4/11 Philadelphia, PA Khyber
4/12 Washington, DC DC9 (w/ WEEDEATER, STRUCK BY LIGHTNING)
4/13 Frederick, MD Krug's Place (w/ WEEDEATER, STRUCK BY LIGHTNING)
4/14 Richmond, VA The Triple (w/ WEEDEATER, STRUCK BY LIGHTNING)

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Struck By Lightning To Tour w/ Gates of Slumber

STRUCK BY LIGHTING will be teaming up with The Gates Of Slumber, Weedeater and Black Tusk for a U.S. tour this spring. Here are the latest Struck By Lightning tour dates:

3/13 Columbus, OH @ Scion Fest

Struck By Lightning tour w/ Weedeater, and Black Tusk
3/19 Dallas, TX @ Skillman Street Bar w/ Black Cobra
3/20 Austin, TX @ Encore (Tone Deaf SXSW showcase)
3/21 San Antonio, TX @ Zombies w/ Black Cobra
3/23 Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
3/24 Scottsdale, AZ @ Chasers
3/26 Los Angeles, CA @ Ultra Violet
3/27 San Francisco, CA @ Elbo Room
3/28 Portland, OR @ Rotture
3/29 Seattle, WA @ The Funhouse
3/31 Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Vegas
4/1 Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
4/2 Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar
4/3 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club
4/4 Chicago, IL @ Reggies
4/5 Lansing, MI @ Mac’s Bar
4/6 Newport, KY @ Southgate House
4/7 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
4/8 Toronto, ON @ Wreck Room
4/9 Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar
4/10 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
4/11 Philadelphia, PA @ Khyber
4/12 Washington, DC @ DC9 (no Gates Of Slumber)
4/13 Frederick, MD @ Krug's Place (no Gates Of Slumber)
4/14 Richmond, VA @ The Triple (no Gates Of Slumber)

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Black Tusk Announces U.S. Tour

Savannah, GA's Black Tusk will join North Carolina's Weedeater for a four week U.S. tour this spring. This tour kicks-off on March 19th in Dallas, TX and also includes Gates of Slumber and Struck By Lightnning. The tour also includes a stop at the 2010 SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX on March 20th. Black Tusk's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

2/23 Atlanta, GA Lenny's Bar
2/24 Knoxville, TN The Cider House (w/ SKELETONWITCH, IRON AGE, HOWL)
2/25 Chattanooga, TN JJ Bohemia's
2/26 Birmingham, AL The Nick (w/ SKELETONWITCH, IRON AGE, HOWL)
2/27 Memphis, TN Hi Tone (w/ SKELETONWITCH, IRON AGE, HOWL)
2/28 Athens, GA Kingpins Bowl & Brew
3/13 Columbus, OH Skully's (as part of Scion Rock Fest 2010)
3/18 New Orleans, LA Hi Ho Lounge
**All dates from 3/19 thru 4/14 w/ Weedeater, Struck By Lightning**
3/19 Dallas, TX Skillman Street Bar (w/ BLACK COBRA)
3/20 Austin, TX Encore (as part of Tone Deaf SXSW showcase w/ RWAKE, ASG, more)
3/21 San Antonio, TX Zombies (w/ BLACK COBRA)
3/23 Albuquerque, NM Launchpad
3/24 Scottsdale, AZ Chasers
3/26 Los Angeles, CA Ultra Violet
3/27 San Francisco, CA Elbo Room
3/28 Portland, OR Rotture
3/29 Seattle, WA The Funhouse
3/31 Salt Lake City, UT Club Vegas
4/1 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge
4/2 Kansas City, MO Record Bar
4/3 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club
4/4 Chicago, IL Reggies
4/5 Lansing, MI Mac's Bar
4/6 Newport, KY Southgate House
4/7 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
4/8 Toronto, ON Wreck Room
4/9 Rochester, NY Bug Jar
4/10 New York, NY Webster Hall
4/11 Philadelphia, PA Khyber
4/12 Washington, DC DC9
4/13 Frederick, MD Krug's Place
4/14 Richmond, VA The Triple

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Black Tusk Confirmed For Scion Rock Fest

Georgia metallers Black Tusk have been confirmed for the 2010 Scion Rock Fest to be held Saturday, March 13th in Columbus, OH. This free event will be held across four different venues (Circus, Skully's, Newport Music Hall, and Bernie's Distillery) along Columbus' N. High St., near the Ohio State University campus. Complete festival details and RSVP information can be found here.

Black Tusk is currently working on recording their Relapse debut, tentatively titled "Taste The Sin." The band is recording at the Jam Room Recording Studio in Columbia, SC with engineers Jay Matheson and Steve Slavich. A spring release date is expected with more details to be announced shortly.

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