Posted in metal | music | tour dates on October 30, 2009

by BBG

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Javelina @ the BV-BBG Northside Fest Showcase (more by Jason Walker)
Javelina

As if that week wasn't insane enough... BrooklynVegan, in association with Chronic Youth, present Javelina + Blacktusk + Batillus + a secret guest headliner (*coughsouthernlordcough*) at The Charleston on 11/18. No tickets, but the door will only cost you $10.

Javelina recently dropped the must hear Beasts Among Sheep, and it's definitely one of my favorite records of 2009 (much like in 2008). The band recently replaced their drummer and returned from a larger tour to promote the smashing new LP.

Blacktusk hails from Savannah, and their swampridden take on crusty thrash was heavily apparent on their great Passage Through Purgatory LP as well as their recent splits with the great Fight Amp, ASG, and Holy Mountain (one of their last recordings). The ASG and Holy Mountain splits are available through Ebullition, and you can pick up that Fight Amp split via Brutal Panda.

Batillus are cooling off after a killer tour with Salome and Hull, but the band's drummer Geoff Summers is currently touring Europe with A Storm of Light along with Will Lindsay of Wolves In The Throne Room who joins on as a second guitarist. A Storm of Light plays it's album release party on 11/18 at Ace of Clubs with Goes Cube (who we just interviewed) & Biclops.

The Javelina/Blacktusk/Batillus show caps an unreal week of great metal in NYC:

Nov 13th: Krallice + Malkuth + Liturgy + Orphan at Union Pool

Nov 14th: Skeletonwitch + Black Anvil at Union Pool, tickets here.

Nov 15th: Shrinebuilder + Rwake + Liturgy at Le Poisson Rouge (Watch them soundcheck and win a FREE pair of tix!)

Nov 17th: Dark Castle + The Atlas Moth + Very Special Guests at Union Pool

Nov 18th: Special Guest Headliner + Javelina + Blacktusk + Batillus at The Charleston

Nov 18th: A Storm Of Light + Goes Cube + Biclops at Ace Of Clubs

Nov 19th: Cave In + Trap Them + Narrows at Knitting Factory, Tickets here

Nov 20th: Baroness + Earthless + US Christmas at Bowery, tickets here


BLACKTUSK - 2009 TOUR DATES
Nov 3 2009 Birmingham, AL @ The Nick Birmingham, Al, Alabama
Nov 4 2009 Memphis, TN @ The Buccaneer Memphis, Tennessee
Nov 5 2009 Fayetteville, AR @ Rouge w/ Deadbird, Sinking South Fayetteville, Arkansas
Nov 6 2009 Lawerence, KS @ The Replay Way Lawerence, Kansas
Nov 7 2009 Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves Denton, Texas
Nov 8 2009 Austin, TX @ Fun, Fun, Fun Fest @ Beerland Austin, Texas
Nov 9 2009 San Antonio, TX @ Rock Bottom Tattoo Bar San Antonio, Texas
Nov 10 2009 New Orleans, LA @ Hi Ho Lounge New Orleans, Louisiana
Nov 11 2009 Panama City Beach, FL @ Coconuts Panama City Beach, Florida
Nov 12 2009 Orlando, FL @ anti-pop music fest @ Wills Pub Orlando, Florida
Nov 12 2009 Orlando, FL @ anti-pop music fest @ Wills Pub Orlando, Florida
Nov 13 2009 Tampa, FL @ The Brass Mug Tampa, Florida
Nov 14 2009 Savannah, GA @ The JInx Savannah, Georgia
Nov 15 2009 Charlotte, NC @ the Milestone Charlottee, North Carolina
Nov 17 2009 Harrisonburg, VA @ The Blue Nile Harrisonburg, Virginia
Nov 18 2009 Brooklyn, NY @ The Charleston Brooklyn, New York
Nov 19 2009 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church w/ Baroness Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nov 20 2009 Ithaca, NY @ The Shop Ithaca, New York
Nov 21 2009 Rochester, NY @ Monty's Krown Rochester, New York
Nov 22 2009 Pittsburg, PA @ 31st ST Pub Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
Nov 23 2009 Cleveland, OH @ The Grog Shop Cleveland, Ohio
Nov 24 2009 Newport, Ky @ Southgate House Newport, Kentucky
Nov 25 2009 Chicago, IL @ Cobra Lounge w/ Dark Castle Chicago, Illinois
Nov 26 2009 Lansing, MI @ Mac's Bar Lansing, Michigan
Nov 27 2009 Huntington, WV @ V Club Huntington, West Virginia
Nov 28 2009 Chattanooga, TN @ JJ Bohemia Chattanooga, TN, Tennessee

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Comments (14)

Blacktusk & Javelina are the two best beard metal bands! The new Javelina absolutely slays and all three Blacktusk splits have gorgeous John Baizley art and killer tracks. They need to put out a full-length immediately.

And holy shit, NYC is being spoiled by greatness!

Posted by Anonymous | October 30, 2009 11:59 AM

Hmmm...I wonder if the special guest is Black Cobra? Blacktusk is on tour with Black Cobra and Black Cobra doesn't have a date booked for that night...

Posted by Anonymous | October 30, 2009 12:05 PM

Hmmm...I wonder if the special guest is Black Cobra? Blacktusk is on tour with Black Cobra and Black Cobra doesn't have a date booked for that night...

Posted by Anonymous | October 30, 2009 12:06 PM

Anonymous 11:59, these bands arent fucking "beard metal." go back to your hipster dance parties

Posted by Anonymous | October 30, 2009 12:21 PM

^^^^^^^^^^ Who are you kidding saying that these bands aren't beard metal. Go back to your unopened southernlord vinyl collection.

Posted by Anonymous | October 30, 2009 1:26 PM

please explain the term beard metal

Posted by Anonymous | October 30, 2009 1:36 PM

silly addiction to labels.

Great music!

Posted by Anonymous | October 30, 2009 2:01 PM

go back to the midwest whitey!

Posted by Anonymous | October 30, 2009 2:18 PM

i wish i had any SL collection. so chic!

and yes, beard metal is the dumbest term i have ever heard and if i heard someone say that in person i'd kick him/her in the balls/ovaries.

Posted by Anonymous | October 30, 2009 2:38 PM

some good fucking shows!

Posted by Anonymous | October 30, 2009 4:47 PM

yo "weak in metal" where's the Mastodon coverage?

Posted by Anonymous | October 30, 2009 5:07 PM

does anyone know set times for the blacktusk show? when doors? i can't seem to really find any info on the charleston myspace...

Posted by Anonymous | November 17, 2009 8:56 PM

Hmmm...I wonder if the special guest is Black Cobra? Blacktusk is on tour with Black Cobra and Black Cobra doesn't have a date booked for that night...

Posted by lastik | December 10, 2011 5:12 AM

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