The Skinny: As they gear up for the release of their Pillars of Ash LP (January 29th, Relapse), Savannah, GA’s Black Tusk have unveiled another new song from the album. Listen to “Desolation of Endless Times,” the third track to surface from the record, above! Additionally, look for Black Tusk on the road in North America from January 22nd through February 6th alongside Royal Thunder and Bask, and from February 23rd to April 2nd, which features extensive touring in Canada, joined by Holy Grail.

After four full-lengths, numerous splits and EPs and thousands of shows under their belts, the punk/metal power trio was faced with an immense and unexpected tragedy in late 2014 when founding bassist/vocalist Jonathan Athon passed away after a motorcycle accident in his hometown. Now, as a testament to his profound and lasting legacy on the heavy music scene, the band are releasing Pillars of Ash, their final recordings with Athon, on January 29th, 2016 via Relapse Records. Recorded with Toxic Holocaust’s Joel Grind behind the boards and featuring gorgeous artwork by Jeremy Hush (Skeletonwitch, Rwake), Pillars of Ash is the culmination of three brothers-in-arms’ blood, sweat and tears, and is Black Tusk’s finest accomplishment to date.

Pillars of Ash Track Listing:

01. God’s On Vacation
02. Desolation of Endless Times
03. Bleed on Your Knees
04. Born of Strife
05. Damned in the Ground
06. Beyond the Divide
07. Black Tide
08. Still Not Well
09. Walk Among the Sky
10. Punk Out
11. Leveling


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