We want to let you know about many awesome things happening
in our corner, as we are still celebrating the release of our new album "Stratospherical."
2 New England shows :::
Our Tony and Joel clones are on back order, so we're mixing it up a bit configuration-wise
379-381 Somerville Ave
Come see the Black Fortress of Opium Trio of Doom (sans Tony) perform
our power trio version of the songs at the newest rock club in Boston. In
fact, it's our first time playing there, so come on out and help us make a good
impression over there.
BIRDSMAKEBIRDS (feat. Chris Mascara)
PETER BUZZELLE & SOUL
CLINIC BIBLE SCHOOL crystal-clear vocals
over power-pop infl. by Morrissey & Eliott Smith
VARSITY DRAG (feat. Lemonheads co-founder
BLACK FORTRESS OF OPIUM
and then, marking our return
to Witch City...
at Gulu-Gulu Cafe
247 Essex St
free, all ages
Fortress of Opium kicks things off at 8:30PM at this very cool lounge and restaurant.
Joining us on bass at this gig will be the talented Curt Florczak...
Also performing: Engine Judy
sexy psychedelic dream of a hippie road trip with the gritty undertow of a biker
bar band in blues country"
Recent kick-*ss reviews of the new album:
New York Music Daily
Ryan's Smashing Life
Boston Band Crush
WEST COAST DATES
We are getting on a plane, and then in a van and hitting the
West Coast for a few select dates. We are pumped for this. Please help
us spread the word if you know folks out there!
June 17th, 2012
The Crocodile (back bar)
2200 Second Ave
All ages, bar w/ ID
Also performing: Bill Horist
Horist [explores] the guitar’s continued presence as a vital and still challenging
form of musical expression.” (Willamette Week). Since moving to Seattle in
1995, Bill Horist has established himself as a noted improviser/composer/performer
along the West Coast and beyond. In the past decade, he has appeared on over 40
recordings and has performed almost 700 concerts all over the world and throughout
the US, and has performed and/or recorded with Bill Frisell, Wayne Horvitz, KK
Null, Matt Chamberlain, Trey Gunn(King Crimson), Chris Cutler, Kawabata Makoto
(Acid Mothers Temple), William Hooker, Trey Spruance (Mr.Bungle/Secret Chiefs 3),
Eugene Chadbourne, Tatsuya Yoshida (Ruins), Illusion of Safety, Steve Fisk, Eyvind
Kang, Wally Shoup, Jessica Lurie, Mason Jones, as well as members of Earth, The
Boredoms and Larsen among others.
June 21st, 2012
Tin Can Alehouse
San Diego, CA
June 23rd, 2012
2906 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
show - 6PM***
Also performing: Those (feat.JJ Watson)
"Those's music is instrumental
and evocative. Those establish a signature sound that touches on New Wave
and Western scores whilst simultaneously evoking British anorak bands, Kiwi rock,
and Aussie underground bands of the '80s, albeit cleaner and less shambolic."
- Amoeba Music blog
care and enjoy the sunshine.
Ajda | Tony | Joel | Yuri