Lamb Of God's Mark Morton Announces North American Solo Tour
Light The Torch and Moon Tooth will open for the metal legend's band.
Moon Tooth walk that perfect line between metal and hard rock that is truly destructive. The Long Island, NY, quartet have all the grind and groan that one wants from a heavy metal track, but their use of clean vocals, uplifting riffs, and humongous choruses save them from the acrobatic and esoteric sides of the genre. As such, they land smack dab on the tectonic fault line that divides the rabid underground from the fist-pumping masses, so that fans of both Strapping Young Lad and Deftones will find parts of their music to get down to.
The video for the band's new track Trust is a perfect distillation of that destructive sound. A sort of gonzo porno for people who like to hurl fragile items across the room, the video, made for the first single from their upcoming album Crux, presents a hermetically sealed construction zone where the band can set up, adorn, and then smash all the stuff that you've ever wanted to break yourself. The cathartic thrill this provides for the headbanger's inner child is deeply satisfying, and reminds one of the glory days when they listened to extreme music for the pure violent fun of it.
Break stuff to Trust below:
13 - Richmond, VA @ The Broadberry
14 - Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
15 - Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
16 - Montreal, QC @ L’Astral
18 - Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
19 - New York, NY @ The Gramercy Theatre
21 - Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
23 - Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep
25 - Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy Theatre
26 - Phoenix, AZ @ Club Red
Moon Tooth only:
29 - Lawrence KS @ Bottleneck
30 - St. Louis, MO @ Sinkhole
31 - Indianapolis, IN @ Black Circle Brewery
1 - Murfreesboro, TN @ Media Rerun
2 - Atlanta, GA @ 529
3 - West Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
4 - Raleigh, NC @ The Pour House Music Hall
WORDS: Chris Krovatin