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Kylesa playing the Charleston & Scion Rock Fest (so is Neurosis, Mastodon, High on Fire, Torche, Boris…)

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Do you enjoy the hard rockin sounds of southern metal but have an un-natural fear of crust punk legends? Want to see a certifiably badass band tear you a new one in a room the size of someone’s basement? Well friends, you are in luck! It looks like Kylesa have scheduled a show at The Charleston (!!!) with Tombs (!!), Tournament, and Black Anvil(!) as part of Hardcore Night on Jan 28th, the day before they take the stage opening for Amebix (tickets for that show here). Charleston flyer and Kylesa’s full tour schedule below. That includes the previously mentioned dates with The Haunted.

KylesaIn other Kylesa news, the band recently announced their new album Static Tensions, due in March on Prosthetic with 20 Buck Spin doing the honors on the vinyl tip. Look for the vinyl to be released in two versions: a regular edition with a single LP with an eight-page LP-size booklet and a “deluxe”, a limited-to-500 gatefold 2xLP on colored vinyl mastered at 45 RPM! Fellow Savannah madman John Dyer Baizley of Baroness will do the
artwork honors. That’s it to the right.

Kylesa also announced they are on board for the holy shit fest, I mean, the Scion Rock Fest at The Masquerade in Atlanta, GA on Feb 28th with Mastodon, Neurosis, High on Fire, Boris, 1349, Cryptopsy, Torche, Nachtmystium, Wolves in the Throne Room, Baroness, Harvey Milk, Zoroaster, Withered, Krallice, Toxic Holocaust, Skeletonwitch, Rwake, A Storm of Light, Warbringer, Salome, Suidakra, Tyr, and Alestorm. That shit is FREE. More info forthcoming.

Kylesa, as well as Rwake, Zoroaster, and many other luminaries, will be featured in Slow Southern Steel, a documentary profiling the southern metal scene. Details about screenings up north are sketch, but we’ll let you know if anything arises. Slow Southern Steel is directed by CT, aka the razorblade throat behind Rwake.

Tip o’ the hat to Invisible Oranges, who recently spotted a flickr page belonging to Laura Pleasants of Kylesa.

Skeletonwitch will be here on Sunday 1/11 with Cannabis Corpse and Attake. Attake is also playing the Amebix/Kylesa show.

A Storm of Light will headline Europa on 2/15 with Amenra and Scion-ers Zoroaster. Tickets are still on sale.

Charleston flyer and tour dates below…

KYLESA – 2009 TOUR DATES
Naj 28 – The Charleston Brooklyn, NY ^
Jan 29 New York, NY The Bowery Ballroom^^
Jan 30 Providence, RIAS220*
Jan 31 Philadelphia, PA Starlite Theater*
Feb 6 NagoyaHuck Finn
Feb 7 Tokyo Earthdom
Feb 8 Tokyo TBA
Feb 11 Gifu 51
Feb 13 Fukuoka Graf
Feb 14 Yamaguchi Club Squad
Feb 15 Osaka Club Drop
Feb 28 The Masquerade Atlanta, GA**
April 2 Pomona, CA The Glass House**
April 3 Los Angeles, CA Key Club**
April 4 San Francisco, CA Slim’s***
April 5 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theater***
April 6 Seattle, WA Neumo’s***
April 7 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom***
April 8 Edmonton, ABThe Starlite Room***
April 9 Calgary, AB The Warehouse***
April 11 Winnipeg, MB Royal Albert***
April 12 St. Paul, MN Station 4***
April 13 Mokena, IL The Pearl Room***
April 14 Detroit, MI The Majestic Theatre***
April 15 Toronto, ON Opera House
April 16 Montreal, QC Club Soda***
April 17 Worcester, MA The Palladium***
April 19 New York, NY B.B. King’s***
April 21 Millvale, PA Mr. Smalls***
April 22 W. Springfield, VA Jaxx***
April 23 Raleigh, NC Volume 11 Tavern***
April 24 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade***
^ w/ Tombs, Tournament, Black Anvil
^^ w/ Amebix, Atakke
* w/ Amebix
** Scion Metal Fest
*** with The Haunted, Nachtmystium, Intronaut

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