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Skeletonwitch, Kylesa Team Up For "Southern Discomfort" Tour, SXSW

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This spring, Ohio’s mighty SKELETONWITCH and Georgia lords (and lordess) of sludge KYLESA will embark on the hessian odyssey that is the “Southern Discomfort” tour, a co-headlining trek that – not counting performances by both bands at the Scion Rock Fest in Atlanta – kicks off March 13 in Charlotte, N.C. Included among Southern Discomfort’s destinations is a stop in Austin, Tex., where both bands will appear at South By Southwest (SXSW). Special guest Black Tusk will lend support nightly with their heavy metal punk ‘n’ roll mayhem.

SKELETONWITCH is currently hard at work on the follow-up to 2007’s much-acclaimed "Beyond the Permafrost." The new record is scheduled for a late 2009 release. Meanwhile, KYLESA’s new slab of psychedelic heft, “Static Tensions,” drops on March 17. A new song, “Said And Done,” is currently streaming at the band's MySpace page.

The latest Southern Discomfort tour dates are as follows:

Feb. 28 – Masquerade – Atlanta, GA (Scion Rock Fest, no Black Tusk)
March 13 – Charlotte, NC – The Milestone
March 14 – Johnson City, TN – The Hideaway
March 15 – Nashville, TN – The Muse
March 16 – Little Rock, AR – Downtown Music
March 17 – Memphis, TN – Hi-Tone Cafe
March 18 – Dallas, TX – Club Dada
March 19 – San Antonio, TX – Rock Bottom Tattoo Bar
March 20 – Austin, TX – Red 7 (SXSW Tone Deaf Touring Showcase)
March 21 – Houston, TX – Numbers
March 22 – New Orleans, LA – Candle Factory
March 24 – Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
March 25 – Savannah, GA – The Jinx
March 26 – Wilmington, NC – Lucky’s Pub
March 27 – Asheville, NC – Rocket Club
March 28 – Birmingham, AL – The Nick

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1. Corey @ MetalSucks writes:

According to Kylesa's MySpace, the SXSW gig in Austin on March 20 also includes Skeletonwitch, Rwake, Black Tusk, Warship, and Dixie Witch. I will be there.

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2. Netromancer writes:

Skeletonwitch kicks ass.

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3. Txmetalhead writes:

Texas baby!
SXSW!! Austin...haha

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