The Swan King
/ Lark's Tongue / Rabid Rabbit / Heaving Mass
Saturday, Jan 12, 2013 9:00 PM CST
(9:00 PM Doors)
- Sunday, Jan 13, 2013 12:00 AM CST
Township, Chicago, IL
21 years and over
The Swan King, from Chicago, have a pummeling, straight-ahead approach to the Georgia sound of bands like Mastodon or Baroness.
Layers of harmonies sail atop beguiling squalls of guitar, the heavy psychedelia of Lark’s Tongue as means of expansion, bittersweet; for unlocking this deliberation of tension and release, a sweet chimera of imperial distortion and ethereal subtleties sings of hidden truths to hotwire the established dreamworlds. Lark’s Tongue formed in 2010 of seasoned, like-minded travelers—influenced by everything, but ultimately inspired by the likes of Codeine, Hawkwind, Swervedriver, Earth, The Verve and Slowdive. Hailing from the Midwest, Chris Bennett (Minsk), Jeff Hyde (Minsk), Nate Lucas (Deceased Priest), Jon Wright (juanGoblin) and Andrew Sledd (Men of Fortune) came together to create psychedelic space rock with an emphasis on harmony and narrative.
RABID RABBIT (ex Frontier / Dishes / Camero Rouge)
"...recalls avante garde sludgecore and drone bands like Isis and Earth...just because instruments are tuned down to C doesn't mean they can't throw in an unexpected instrumental freakout or unrelenting drum assault" -The Onion
A Chicago rock/metal band containing former members of American Heritage, Blood of the Tyrant, and Ghosts and Vodka.