BLACK TUSK - The Way Forward - Digipak-CD

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  • SOM_780D
  • 04/26/2024
  • 822603000122
  • Black Tusk
  • SEASON OF MIST
  • 1
Genre: Sludge Metal from the US For Fans Of: Weedeater, Eyehategod Black Tusk go way back.... more
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Genre: Sludge Metal from the US
For Fans Of: Weedeater, Eyehategod

Black Tusk go way back. Guitarist Andrew Fidler and drummer James May both grew up down in the swamps of Savannah, Georgia, where they’ve been banging heads together for the past 19 years.
While often mentioned in the same weed-infused breath as Baroness and Kylesa, Black Tusk are a different beast. These swamp monsters have never strayed far from their roots in metal, sludge and punk, though their last album found them fighting just to stay afloat after bassist Jonathan Athon’s passing.
The Way Forward is just that. This album charges straight-on behind their new lineup, which includes former collaborators Chris "Scary" Adams and bassist Derek Lynch. Together, they clear a path into the future by relying more on what Black Tusk does best. Lead single “Brushfire” comes in hot with a mean, ugly, foot-stomping riff. Rough and rowdy gang vocals will have pits trampling through “Dance on Your Grave”, while “Breath of Life” rides off with a raised fist through drums that roll and crack like a thunderstorm.
Nearly twenty years in, Black Tusk put the pedal to the metal harder than ever.
It’s their first with their new lineup, which sees guitarist Chris “Scary” Adams and bassist Derek Lynch joining Fidler and drummer James May. Which also makes it Black Tusk’s first record with a two-guitar lineup resulting in the album with the most guitar work.
In true Black Tusk fashion, the new lineup has expanded their triple-vocal approach to quadruple. “Everyone is doing vocals,” Fidler says. “
“The title is kind of a double play,” Fidler says. “It’s the first record with the new lineup, and this is the direction we’re taking the band in. We’ve been doing Black Tusk for 19 years now, and we still love it. That’s why we called it The Way Forward.”

Tracklisting:
1.    Out Of Grasp (02:47)
2.    Brushfire (02:22)
3.    Harness (The Alchemist)    (02:35)
4.    Lessons Through Deception    (02:14)
5.    Breath Of Life (05:12)
6.    Dance On Your Grave (02:54)
7.    Against The Undertow (03:06)
8.    Lift Yourself (03:31)
9.    Ocean Of Obsidian (02:50)
10.    Flee From Dawn (03:38)
11.    The Way Forward (04:40)

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