Black Lips

From22 February 2019to05 May 2019

Black Lips

The Black Lips is a garage rock from Atlanta, Georgia which currently consists of Cole Alexander, Jared Swilley, Jack Hines, and Joe Bradley.

The roots of the band’s formation are traced Dunwoody, Georgia and guitarist Cole Alexander and bassist Jared Swilley, they had both worked on other musical projects before settling on Black Lips and progressing as a band from there on. Their debut single ‘Ain’t Coming Back’ was released in 2002 and with a selection of material the band was set to embark on a tour in December. However just a couple of days before it was due to start, guitarist Ben Eberbaugh was involved in a fatal car accident with a drunk driver. The band decided to carry on as a group partly as a legacy to Eberbaugh.

‘Black Lips!’, the debut album was released through Bomp! Records in 2003. The album was a small tribute to their guitarist and friend and was a moderate critical success. The second studio album was titled ‘We Did Not Know the Forest Spirit Made the Flowers Grow’ and was released in 2004 yet it wasn’t for another few years that the band began to be noticed by the likes of Spin and Rolling Stone. The New York Times covered their impressive live show dedication at the 2007 South By South West festival where the band played a mighty twelve shows over just three days.

They continued to record and release albums through Vice Records, achieving their first appearance on the US Billboard charts in 2014 with ‘Underneath The Rainbow’. Black Lips have become a cult phenomena due to the intensity of their live shows which are known to include vomit, urination, and nudity. They pride themselves on their punk mentality with many of their shows ending in huge stage invasions.

Friday 22 February 2019

Black Lips

Mercy Lounge, Nashville, TN, US


Saturday 23 February 2019

Black Lips

Cosmic Charlie’s, Lexington, KY, US


Sunday 24 February 2019

Black Lips

with Ty Segall & White Fence

Bluestone, Columbus, OH, US


Friday 26 April 2019

Black Lips

The Loving Touch, Ferndale, MI, US


Friday 03 May 2019 – Sunday 05 May 2019

Black Lips

Shaky Knees Festival 2019

Central Park, Atlanta, GA, US

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