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Black Dawn

Black Dawn

Metal / Hard Rock Carle Place, NY  US


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


  • Sat

    Nov 21

    Bay Shore, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Benefit for Veterans & the Homeless, ALL proceeds donated!

  • Sat

    Nov 21

    Bay Shore, NY, US | 2:00pm

    Long Island Rocks! Benefit for the Homeless and Veterans At Even Flow Bar and Grill in Bayshore, NY, the entire weekend before Thanksgiving will be dedicated towards helping Long Island's veterans and homeless. Last year's event was very successful, and we are hoping to see it do even better this year! The full weekend event was organized by Wade Banks, and will feature live performances by over a dozen of the Long Island-based hard rock / metal bands he plays on Wadio Radio. Help us give Long Island a very heavy dose of live music, while making this Thanksgiving better for the less fortunate. Performing Saturday Nov 21st: KAZ, NATIONAL ANTHEM FOR THE KILL TEAR GAS UNION PERMANENT SCAR IMAGE WITHIN DIRTY BLACK 7 ONE MORE BREATH BLACK DAWN ARMED & DANGEROUS TANG BORGO PASS Performing Sunday Nov 22nd: LISA POLIZZI THE ROUSERS SHARKS IN THE SHALLOWS NFU THE GUTTER DOLLZ TC KROSS / HELTER SKELTER FAWKES ALL NEW EPISODE

  • Sat

    Oct 24

    Elmhurst, NY, US | 6:00pm

    SATURDAY NIGHT--OCTOBER 24TH Blackthorn 51 presents: **HALLOWQUEENS HAVOC** with The Legendary ex Misfits Vocalist: Michale Graves performing with his full live band in monster makeup!!. Doing tons of Misfits favs and classics plus other material. with special guests & tour mates Darrow Chemical Company (https://www.facebook.com/DarrowChemicalCompany) plus Kore Rozzik (https://www.facebook.com/KoreRozzikNYC) NOX CULT (https://www.facebook.com/noxcult) BLACK DAWN (https://www.facebook.com/blackdawnpage) Rebels Over Flames (https://www.facebook.com/RebelsOverFlames) Imbolg Unholy Dispute (https://www.facebook.com/UnholyDispute) and 1 more band tba soon! Doors at 6pm -1st band 6.45pm Graves to take the stage around 12midnight 18 to enter and 21 to drink [valid id is a must for all] Discounted Tickets available from all local area support bands performing on this event. TICKETS: BLACKDAWNBAND1@GMAIL.COM So make your solid plans to attend! And enjoy and Awesome night of ROCK and an early Halloween Celebration at the Live Music Capital Of Queens!! Michale Graves Halloween Extravaganza with special guests Black Dawn, Darrow Chemical Company, Kore Rozzik, Nox Cult, and others! BLACKTHORN 51 is located at 80-12 51st ave [right off queens blvd] in Elmhurst. And for all band bookings please call or text us direct at 347-798-3914.

  • Fri

    Oct 2

    Amityville, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Pentagram with special guests Black Dawn, Electric Citizen, and Satan's Satyrs Club Loaded presents doom metal legends Pentagram at @[156376217160:274:Revolution Bar & Music Hall] on Friday October 2. Pentagram recently released "Curious Volume", their first album since 2011. They have been touring to promote the new album with Electric Citizen and Satan's Satyrs. DISCOUNT TICKETS: BLACKDAWNBAND1@GMAIL.COM

  • 2015

    Jun 13

    Amityville, NY, US | 7:30pm

    The Fingers Metal Shop Live! Saturday night concert series at Revolution Bar & Music Hall presents the only area appearance of George Lynch's Lynch Mob with Warrior Soul, Black Dawn, Streetlight Circus, Mudcat, and Von Hell. Saturday June 13 Revolution Bar & Music Hall 140 Merrick Road Amityville, NY 11701 631-264-7712 Doors at 7:30 pm 18+ with ID Advance tickets: $15 Date of show: $20


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  • Metalicüs (Artist)
    \m/ YEAH \m/
  • JOE MAN (Artist)
  • Knuckleboom (Artist)
    Good stuff guys! Diggin' it!
  • Suga Bee of Carolina (Artist)
    Suga Bee of Carolina
    Magnificent art. I love Upon Your Lips. Keep rockin. Peace.
  • Rock of Ages (Artist)
    Rock of Ages
    Heard you here on Tastemaker and instantly became a fan. We hit up your other social media sites as well. Thanks for the great music! www.facebook.com/ROAtheBand


  • NYC Indie Fest - Slake - New York, NY ( 4/21/2015). Photo: Loren Wohl
  • NYC Indie Fest - Slake - New York, NY ( 4/21/2015). Photo: Loren Wohl
  • NYC Indie Fest - Slake - New York, NY ( 4/21/2015). Photo: Loren Wohl


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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Matt Kotten


Tom Kelly


James Lane


Enzo DiPaolo





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




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