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Black Dawn

Rank #1 US Carle Place, NY Metal / Hard Rock

50% of sales go to the charity Love Hope Strength.

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  • Matt Kotten Vocals
  • Tom Kelly Guitar
  • James Lane Bass
  • Enzo DiPaolo Drums
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Sounds Like: Godsmack, Staind, Breaking Benjamin, Five Finger Death Punch, Three Days Grace

Label: Blue Pie Records

Manager: N/A

Bio: Black Dawn has been performing live music of the metal / heavy rock genre in the Long Island / New York City area since 1996. Black Dawn has consisted of the same four members for all eighteen years of live performances: Matt Kotten (Lead Guitar / Vocals), Tom Kelly (Rhythm Guitar), James Lane... See Full Bio

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Aug 18, 2014
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Jun 8, 2014
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  • Until We Meet - EP Released on Jun 5, 2014
  • Age of Reason Released on Dec 20, 2004
  • Absence of Time Released on Jun 29, 1999


  • Fri

    Dec 5

    Elmhurst, NY, US | 7:00pm

    Elmhurst, NY, US
    Fri Dec 05 7:00pm


    Castle 83-11 Lifers presents Marc Rizzo (Soulfly lead guitar, Cavalera Conspiracy, Ill Nino) and his new metal side project, The Corrupters at Blackthorn 51 on Friday December 5, 2014. Blackthorn 51 80-12 51st Avenue (right off Queens Blvd.) Elmhurst, NY 11373 Also performing: BLACK DAWN THE GEMINI METHOD DIE A HERO IMMINENT PERIL PHOSFATE PLUS MORE TBA Black Dawn takes the stage at 9:30 PM. Advance tickets $13 Purchase tickets at this link: http://marcrizzo-blackdawn.bpt.me Doors at 7:00 PM 18 to enter, 21 to drink By train: Take the R or M to the Grand Avenue stop. From there walk to Blackthorn 51. Black Dawn's new EP "Until We Meet" is out now on Itunes. www.blackdawn.net

  • Sat

    Sep 27

    Elmhurst, NY, US | 6:00pm

    Elmhurst, NY, US
    Sat Sep 27 6:00pm


    Presented by Hydraulic Entertainment, the 2014 Michale Graves "Zombies Unite" tour begins at Blackthorn 51 in Elmhurst, NY on Saturday September 27th with special guests Black Dawn, Srotakin, Ferrett, Dead Jettsetter, 7 Days, and Crowd the Airwaves. Blackthorn 51 80-12 51st Avenue (right off Queens Blvd.) Elmhurst, NY Black Dawn takes the stage at 9:30 pm. Doors at 6:00 pm 18 to enter, 21 to drink Advance tickets $17 Purchase advance tickets directly from Black Dawn at this link: http://michalegraves-blackdawn.bpt.me By Train its the R or M to the GRAND AVE stop. And from there its only a several block walk to BT51 Black Dawn's new EP "Until We Meet" is now out on ITunes. www.blackdawn.net

  • 2014

    Jan 18

    Elmhurst, NY, US | 9:00pm

    Elmhurst, NY, US
    Sat Jan 18 9:00pm


    Comin atcha on **SATURDAY NIGHT-JANUARY 18TH** **BLACKTHORN 51** Located at 80-12 51st ave [right off Queens blvd] in elmhurst Queens Presents: The long Awaited Return of **DESOLATE** plus:**THORN CONSTELLATION**, **DAY OF DOOM**, **BLACK DAWN**, **MY KINGDOM**, **Apparition**, **Carniverous**, and more bands tba soon!! Only $10 dollars admission for ages 21+up -and- $15 for ages under 21 [18+up} Id is a Must for All Entry! Doors at 7pm -showtime 8pm. So mark the date and make plans to attend And support this kickass night of NYC METAL at the Premier Live Music Capital of Queens!! Blackthorn 51 80-12 51st avenue Elmhurst, NY 11373

  • 2014

    Jan 18

    Elmhurst, NY, US | 7:00pm

    Elmhurst, NY, US
    Sat Jan 18 7:00pm
  • 2013

    Oct 24

    New York, NY, US | 8:00pm

    New York, NY, US
    Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:00pm


    Castle 83-11 Lifers presents a kickass rock / metal showcase at one of lower Manhattan's premier concert venues for local bands. Thursday October 24th Sullivan Hall 214 Sullivan Street New York, NY 10012 www.sullivanhallnyc.com Visit the Sullivan Hall website for directions by car and subway. Featuring: GIFTSHOP @ 8:00 PM (http://www.reverbnation.com/giftshop) BLACK DAWN @ 8:45 PM (WWW.BLACKDAWN.NET) FIRE CLUB @ 9:30 PM (http://www.fireclub.me) THE POYNT BEYOND OBLIVION @ 11:00 PM Plus others TBA $10 for ages 21+ $15 for ages 18-20

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  • MikeWhitePresents (Artist) MikeWhitePresents
    wow guys...killer riffage, huge roaring sound and a genuine cinematic, dramatic dynamic that builds each song beautifully and furiously to a powerful, pounding climax...amaz...
  • Overfall (Artist) Overfall
    Very nice stuff!! Greetings from Spain!! https://www.facebook.com/overfallmetal
  • Mark Reitenga (Artist) Mark Reitenga
    Very musical guys
  • Mistress Of Destruction (Artist) Mistress Of Destruction
    Keep up the awesome work and have a great week!
    Very Melodic Killer Carey
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Q: What is a contact email that the venue I work for can contact you at?
A: You can contact Tom Kelly at shaggy2114@optonline.net.

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