Exclusive: Black Lodge Premiere New Self-Titled EP

Hollywood, California, industrial-rock band Black Lodge have released their self-titled debut EP today–it’s available now on iTunes–as well as officially announced their fall 2013 US tour itinerary with select Pop Evil support dates.

The six-song Black Lodge debut EP is the first half of the band’s full-length upcoming 13-song concept album, The Diary of Tomahawk, due out in 2014, which tells the story of an American witch named Tomahawk and her descent through a world of the occult, alchemy and ritualistic magick.

Black Lodge’s debut six-song EP was written and recorded at The Realm Creative in Los Angeles by Black Lodge with co-producers and co-songwriters Johnny Royal, Gavin Reign, Jeordie White/Twiggy Ramirez, Lee Miles, Zach Webb, Sean Beavan and Johnny K.

In celebration of the EP release, Black Lodge has launched a giveaway for a chance to win a Gibson Les Paul Epiphone signed by the band and Twiggy Ramirez, as well as an Orange Crush CR 120H–for entry details, click here. Black Lodge have also made the first three chapters of their upcoming graphic novel illustrated by Marvel Comics artist Wayne Robinson available for free download on their website.

“Growing up, I would fully immerse myself into the bands that I loved: Iron Maiden, The Misfits, Marilyn Manson, Morbid Angel, NIN,” says Black Lodge founder and lead guitarist, Johnny Royal. “When I started writing this record, I wanted to create the same experience for the listener that made me fall in love with music when I was a kid: memorable songs, great videos and cool artwork. We brought all of those elements into this record and have incorporated a great deal of alchemy and the occult in our songwriting process and story arch.”

For more on Black Lodge, visit Twitter, Facebook, and their official website. Upcoming tour dates are listed under the EP stream.

1. “A Thousand Faces”

2. “Drag”

3. “Never Clean”

4. “Firewalker”

5. “Breviculum”

6. “Thankful”

Black Lodge tour dates:

Thu 10/24/13 Scottsdale, AZ The Roxy Lounge
Sun 10/27/13 Destin, FL Club L.A. w/ Pop Evil
Wed 10/30/13 Cape Coral, FL Dixie Roadhouse w/ Pop Evil
Thu 10/31/13 Gainesville, FL High Dive w/ Pop Evil
Fri 11/01/13 Hattiesburg, MS Brewsky’s w/ Pop Evil
Sat 11/02/13 Fort Smith, AR Longhorn Saloon w/ Pop Evil
Mon 11/04/13 Cedar Rapids, IA Otis’ Tailgators Bar
Tue 11/05/13 Fort Wayne, IN The Chameleon
Wed 11/06/13 Pittsburgh, PA Hard Rock Cafe
Thu 11/07/13 Philadelphia, PA The Legendary Dobbs
Fri 11/15/13 Bozeman, MT The Complex
Sat 11/16/13 Butte, MT Party Palace
Wed 11/20/13 Caldwell, ID The Venue
Thu 11/21/13 Jerome, ID Diamondz Bar
Fri 11/22/13 Salt Lake City, UT Metro Bar

 

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