You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your ReverbNation experience.

Black Dawn

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

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

Browse more artists »


  • Matt Kotten Vocals
  • Tom Kelly Guitar
  • James Lane Bass
  • Enzo DiPaolo Drums
Learn More


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

More Info


Twitter_icon_for_status: RT @neocanta: @blackdawnband let me try this again! We've been playing you forever! Keep the music comin'! http://t.co/WV3jzL4MXy


All Press

Recent Blogs

Diversity Broadcasting Network
Aug 18, 2014
Black Dawn has been added to the playlist at Diversity Broadcasting Network. ... [more]
Radio Metal Storm
Jun 8, 2014
Request Black Dawn on Radio Metal Storm 87.9 FM: www.radiometalstorm.com [more]
All Blogs




Play All | Queue All | Share All


  • Bdawn uwm front
    Until We Meet - EP Released on Jun 5, 2014
  • Cover age of reason
    Age of Reason Released on Dec 20, 2004
  • Absence of time front cover
    Absence of Time Released on Jun 29, 1999


  • 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

  • 2013

    Aug 30

    Port Jefferson, NY, US | 9:00pm

    Port Jefferson, NY, US
    Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:00pm


    Friday August 30th Lulu's Village Pub 1509 Main Street Port Jefferson, NY 11777 http://www.luluslive.com/ 631-509-5635 This months Metal United showcase at @ Lulu's Village Pub Friday August 30th Doors open at 8pm first band goes on at 9pm Performances by: 9pm Black Dawn https://www.facebook.com/Blackdawnband?fref=ts 10pm Acts of Agression https://www.facebook.com/actofaggression 11pm Thera https://www.facebook.com/theranyc 12am No More Victims https://www.facebook.com/nomorevictims1?fref=ts 1am Me The Enemy https://www.facebook.com/MeTheEnemy 21 + w/id at the door $10 cover Come out and support these hard working LI Metal bands and lets get the scene back to where it used to be! Terror Bomb Records Production! This venue is three minutes (by foot) north of the Port Jefferson train station on Main Street.

All Shows


All Videos


Add Comment
  • Brain for the Masses (Artist) Brain for the Masses
    You are definately not just another metal band. Great creative work. Amazing songs! All the best and good luck.
  • We Survived The Maya (Artist) We Survived The Maya
    Really good this! Nice sound! Check me out too!
  • Stihia (Artist) Stihia
    Killer tracks guys! Awesome!!
  • Motto Perpetuo (Official Web) (Artist) Motto Perpetuo (Offi...
    Cool sound and excellent work.Hail from Barcelona.
  • MykoMan (Artist) MykoMan
    "December Moon" is a great tune! Enjoying my listen here. Stop by my page when you can, let me know what you think. Your support is greatly appreciated.
  • AWE.SOME (Artist) AWE.SOME
    Great music, Black Dawn!:))) Stay unique as you are and sincere in what you do! Cheers!:))) \m/
All Comments

Free Mobile App

Download the free Mobile App today.


Ask Black Dawn anything...

200 characters remaining
Submit Question
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.

Asked by Amanda. Answered on Fri Jun 27 2014


  • Song Plays 298,349 +605

  • Video Plays 610,121 +658

  • Total Fans 7,022 +3

  • ReverbNation Fans 1,072 +1

  • Facebook Likes 2,765

  • Twitter Followers 648

  • YouTube Subscribers 10

  • Mobile App Users 542 +1

  • Widget Impressions 778,802 +1,075


All Fans

Artist Recommendations

  • Mudvayne
    LA, CA
  • Judas Priest
    Judas Priest
    New York, NY
  • Slayer
    Huntington Park, CA
All Favorites