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Watch Torche Bring The Sweaty Thickness To A Tiny Brooklyn Dive Bar

Watch stoner metallers Torche get huge and heavy in the latest installment of The K! Pit.

At the Brooklyn incarnation of our K! Pit series, we’ve been going pretty hard of late. Between Knocked Loose’s insane high-energy extravaganza and Vein’s utterly apeshit live melee, we were beginning to wonder if we had any cartilage left to spare. But when Miami stoner metal crew Torche came to our local Brooklyn dive bar The Gutter to play for a select handful of their diehard fans, we knew we had to pound a ginger ale and rally. In return, these guys brought the thunder, and provided exactly the kind of humid, hilarious show we needed.

For plenty of fans, Torche’s 2008 album Meanderthal, produced by Converge’s Kurt Ballou, is what earned them a place among modern rock’s most important acts. That said, the Florida four-piece have been kicking ass since 2004, earning their stripes on the road alongside bands like High On Fire and Mogwai. Only earlier this year, they played Late Night With Seth Meyers in support of their new album Admission, out now on Relapse Records. So no one in the Gutter’s cramped back room had any doubt in their minds that they had a rollicking good time ahead of them.

Watch Torche get heavy as all hell in The K! Pit below:

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Want to see Torche live? Tickets are available now for all of the dates listed here:


03 - Tallahassee, FL @ The Wilbury *⁣
04 - Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge *⁣
05 - Little Rock, AR @ Rev Room *⁣
06 - Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th Street *⁣
07 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sister *⁣
08 - Tucson, AZ @ 191 Toole *⁣
10 - Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom *⁣
11 - Oakland, CA @ Starline Social Club *⁣
12 - Sacramento, CA @ Harlows *⁣
13 - Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios *⁣
14 - Vancouver, BC @ Venue *⁣
15 - Seattle, WA @ Highline *⁣
16 - Boise, ID @ The Olympic⁣
17 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Diabolical Records⁣
18 - Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge⁣
20 - Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar⁣
21 - Asheville, NC @ Heavy Mountain⁣


01-03 - Gainesville, FL @ FEST
09 - Austin, TX @ Levitation⁣

* w/ Pinkish Black & SRSQ

Posted on August 22nd 2019, 8:00pm
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