BLACK TUSK announces US headlining dates, Texas shows supporting Mastodon

Posted by Captain Beyond Zen on Wednesday, September 21, 2011

BLACK TUSK has announced an Eastern US headlining tour in support of their forthcoming new record Set the Dial. The tour starts Nov. 2nd in Charlotte, and runs through mid-November, and includes a stop as part of the Metal Suckfest. Support on this run comes from THOU and MONSTRO on select dates.

Additionally, BLACK TUSK has confirmed a string of regional record release shows. Among them Savannah and Atlanta stops as well as two Texas dates supporting MASTODON. A listing of additional regional Georgia tour dates can be found below with more dates to be announced soon.

BLACK TUSK are currently streaming the first single from their forthcoming release "Set the Dial" on their Facebook Page. The song "Bring Me Darkness" can be heard here.

BLACK TUSK has unveiled the cover art for "Set the Dial" at this location. The artwork was designed by John Dyer Baizley who has illustrated all of the band's releases.

Updated BLACK TUSK news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website, the BLACK TUSK Facebook and MySpace pages.

BLACK TUSK Tour Dates:

Oct. 1 Statesboro, GA Dos Amigos
Oct. 21 Athens, GA The Caledonia as part of Devilneck Festival
Oct. 22 Savannah, GA The Jinx - Set the Dial record release show
Oct. 23 Tallahassee, FL St Michael's Pub
Oct. 25 Austin, TX La Zona Rosa (w/ Mastodon)
Oct. 27 Houston, TX Fitzgerald's (w/ Mastodon)
Oct. 28 New Orleans, LA Babylon
Oct. 29 Atlanta, GA Drunken Unicorn - Set the Dial record release show
Nov. 2 Charlotte, NC The Casbah at Tremont Music Hall (w/ MonstrO)
Nov. 3 Richmond, VA Kingdom (w/ MonstrO)
Nov. 4 New York, NY Grammercy Theater (as part of Metalsucks Fest)
Nov. 5 Reading, PA Reverb (w/ MonstrO)
Nov. 6 Boston, MA Great Scott (w/ MonstrO)
Nov. 7 Poughkeepsie, NY The Loft (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 8 tba
Nov. 9 Baltimore, MD Sonar (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 10 tba
Nov. 11 Rochester, NY Montage Music Hall (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 12 Cleveland, OH Now That's Class (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 13 Chicago, IL Ultra Lounge (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 14 St Louis, MO Fubar (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 15 Memphis, TN Hi Tone (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 16 Little Rock, AR Downtown Music (w/ Thou, MonstrO)
Nov. 17 Nashville, TN The End (w/ Thou, MonstrO)

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