Entries Tagged ‘Kylesa’

Kylesa announces hiatus

Savannah, Georgia rock/sludge metal band Kylesa will be taking a break “with no set date to reconvene.” The group has issued this statement: “To our fans and friends… After 15 years of nonstop touring and writing, we decided that it is time for a break. A lot of you have been asking when we are [...]

Top 20 of 2015

Here are YouIndie’s favorite 20 albums of 2015.  Enjoy: 20. The 1984 Draft, Heisman Trophy Winner (Gas Daddy Go!) 19. Ryan Adams, 1989 (Pax-Am) 18. Destroy This Place, Animal Rites (Forge Again Records) 17. Kylesa, Exhausting Fire (Season of Mist) 16. Motel Beds, Mind Glitter (Anyway Records) 15. Head North/Microwave Split (SideOneDummy Records) 14. Modest [...]

You Indie Feature: An interview with Laura Pleasants of Kylesa

If it weren’t for the periods of intense confusion, soul-searching and self-reflection that follow experiences of heartbreaking loss, there would be no industry for grief counselors, religious congregations would wane, and beloved art and literature would cease to retain much of its reflective gravity. Unfortunately, for the people that experience these periods, they are a [...]

Kylesa share “Shaping the Southern Sky,” tour (2015)

For Savannah, GA’s Kylesa, made up of Phillip Cope, Laura Pleasants and Carl McGinley, their seventh album, Exhausting Fire via Season of Mist, provides a crowning example of the positive output that comes at the hands of their incendiary and powerful, yet nuanced and colorful framework. Kylesa’s newest album Exhausting Fire is to be released [...]

Kylesa announce October tour dates (2015)

Kylesa will headline an October tour featuring support from Inter Arma, Indian Handcrafts, and Irata. Dates are as follows: 10/6 St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theater 10/7 Miami, FL @ Grand Central 10/8 Orlando, FL @ The Social 10/9 Savannah, GA @ Jinx 10/13 Columbus, OH @ The Basement 10/14 Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid [...]

Kylesa and Lazer/Wulf announce tour dates (2014)

Kylesa and Lazer/Wulf will be touring Europe and the UK together this summer, see below for the dates. Lazer/Wulf themselves recently signed to Kylesa‘s Retro Futurist label and will have their new album The Beast Of Left And Right out through it on May 27. 06/09 Braunschweig, GER – Hansa 06/10 Lyngby, DEN – Templet [...]

Kylesa announce UK, European tour (2014)

Kylesa, Sierra and Jagged Vision will embark on a UK and European tour together early next year. Those dates include: 01/10 Prague, CZE – Rock Cafe 01/11 Hamburg, GER – Indra 01/12 Copenhagen, DEN – Pumpehuset 01/14 Helsinki, FIN – Tavastia 01/16 Oslo, NOR – John Dee 01/17 Gothenburg, SWE – Sticky Fingers 01/18 Stockholm, [...]

You Indie Feature: Laura Pleasants and Phillip Cope of Kylesa

(Editor’s Note: I orginally wrote this story for Issue 35 of Ghettoblaster Magazine.  The one with Kurt Vile on the cover.  Pick up a copy while it is still on newsstands.) Author Mary Shelley, best known for creating one of literature’s most notorious and sympathetic monsters, once said, “Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does [...]

Kylesa to tour with Pinkish Black, Sierra (2013)

BrooklynVegan, in conjunction with InvisibleOranges, have announced thier sponsorship of an upcoming tour featuring Kylesa, Pinkish Black and Sierra that will encompass the entire month of October. Tickets are on sale. October 1 Athens GA @ 40 Watt Club October 2 Birmingham AL @ Bottletree October 3 Nashville TN @ Exit/In October 4 Little Rock [...]

Årabrot ready sixth LP, premiere song with Kylesa’s Laura Pleasants

Norwegian Grammy winning noise-metal-punks Årabrot will release their self-titled sixth LP through Fysisk Format in North America on September 3, following the European release on August 19. Check out “Arrabal’s Dream” — the third track from Årabrot, featuring guest vocals from Kylesa’s Laura Pleasants — the cover artwork by Johannes Høie, and more AT THIS [...]