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."
New England shows :::
Our Tony and Joel clones are on back order, so we're mixing
it up a bit configuration-wise for these!
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...
Friday June 1st
at Gulu-Gulu Cafe
247 Essex St
free, all ages
Black 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...
Engine Judy "combining
the 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
BIG NEWS! 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
"Bill 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
1863 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA
June 23rd, 2012
2906 Sunset Blvd
show - 6PM***
Also performing: Those (feat.JJ Watson)
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.
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