Random Band: Black Anvil


The first time I heard Black Anvil was right after “Time Insults The Mind” came out. I picked it up, put it in, and listened. It was good. I liked it a lot and still do. It is a great album. But, I was suspicious of them because I was  hearing a lot of come-around-goes-around black metal last year. Some shit from bands that, now, have disappeared or I have forgotten the names of. But Black Anvil were different. These dudes kept up a steady pace ever since they popped up on the radar. They have toured with bands such as Eyehategod, Municipal Waste and Marduk.  Their new album, “Triumvirate” dropped today on Relapse Records. I (unfortunately) haven’t got to pick it up yet, but I know for a fact it will be just as epic, if not more amazing than “Time Insults The Mind.” Did I mention these guys are kicking off a tour with Watain and Goatwhore beginning Nov. 6th? Be sure to catch them out! I still don’t see how guys in a hardcore band can go into black metal. That’s some gnarly shit.

Nov. 06 – Mr. Smalls – Pittsburgh, PA
Nov. 07 – Reggie’s – Chicago, IL
Nov. 08 – Station 4 – St. Paul, MN
Nov. 10 – Marquis Theatre – Denver, CO
Nov. 11 – Club Vegas – Salt Lake City, UT
Nov. 12 – Branx (Loveland) – Portland, OR
Nov. 13 – Studio Seven – Seattle, WA
Nov. 16 – Boardwalk – Orangevale, CA
Nov. 17 – DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
Nov. 18 – The Ruby Room – San Diego, CA
Nov. 19 – The Whiskey – Hollywood, CA
Nov. 20 – Clubhouse – Tempe, AZ
Nov. 21 – Club 101 – El Paso, TX
Nov. 22 – The Loft – Dallas, TX
Nov. 23 – Emo’s – Austin, TX
Nov. 24 – Numbers – Houston, TX
Nov. 27 – Back Booth – Orlando, FL
Nov. 29 – Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
Nov. 30 – Sonar – Baltimore, MD
Dec. 01 – Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH
Dec. 02 – Santo’s New York, NY [No Goatwhore]
Dec. 03 – Les FouFounes – Montreal, QC [no GOATWHORE]
Dec. 04 – Opera House – Toronto, ON [no GOATWHORE]