Kublai Khan Reportedly Being Sued By An Older Thrash Band With The Same Name

According to Lambgoat, Texas metal band Kublai Khan are reportedly being sued by a Minnesota thrash metal band with the same name. The thrash band, who formed in 1985, have apparently taken issue with the younger Texas group due to their use of the moniker. Neither of the bands have addressed the situation, but Hannah Hensely, the wife of the Minnesotan Kublai Khan‘s guitarist Christopher Hensely, has alluded to the lawsuit while responding to people on social media.

Hannah said the following:

“That band from Texas stole the band name. And their fans are being real king douchers about it. Maybe direct your anger towards the idiots that knowingly stole an already existing band name. When the original band was started is irrelevant. It was a blatant poor desicion on their part, and an even poorer desicion on their fan’s part to act a fool and be rude to the original band…. Just sayin'”

A fan named Nick Hoover then responded:

“The band from Texas is blowing up larger than these shitters so the guitarist threatened to SUE the Texas band. Stop acting like ANYBODY knew about these guys. I’m sure there’s 500 more bands named Kublai Khan around the world. It’s a name it doesnt fucking matter. These old dudes started it when they threatened a lawsuit.”

Hannah then fired back with:

“He has a right to, it’s his band, his copyright, and guess what if he decides to start making music again he has every right to. That is why he is suing them. Not because they’re ‘blowing up’ but because it is his name and he intends to keep using it. The popularity of the band denotes absolutely jack shit when they stole a name that was legally someone else’s. It’s fucking black and white man, how are all of you so fucking blind to that? There’s no grey area here. Your boys made a really poor desicion. And they did it knowingly! The original KK Annihilation album art was used to promote one of the Texas Kublai shows. So sit there and try to tell me it was an accident.”

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Kublai Khan Announce December Dates With Left Behind

Kublai Khan have announced some December shows with Left Behind. Here’s the dates:

12/18 Sprintfield, MO – Outland Ballroom
12/19 St. Louis, MO – Sinkhole
12/20 Indianapolis, IN – Hoosier Dome
12/21 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre (‘Snowed In‘) (no Left Behind)

Kublai Khan Announce 2018 Tour U.S. Tour With Varials & I Am

Kublai Khan have announced a U.S. tour with Varials and I Am. Check out the dates below.

Tour Dates:

02/21 Stanhope, NJ – Stanhope House (no Varials)
02/22 Lemoyne, PA – The Champ (no Varials)
02/23 Providence, RI – Alchemy
02/24 Hartford, CT – Webster Underground
02/25 Waterford, NY – Chrome
02/27 Syracuse, NY – Spark Art Space
02/28 Toledo, OH – Frankies
03/01 Kent, OH – The Outpost
03/02 Indianapolis, IN – Hoosier Dome
03/03 Merriam, KS – Aftershock
03/04 Springfield, MO – The Outland Ballroom
03/05 Nashville, TN – The Eng
03/07 Virginia Beach, VA – Shaka’s
03/08 Trenton, NJ – Championship

Kublai Khan Premiere “B.C.” Music Video

Kublai Khan have premiered a new video for their new song “B.C.,” via Decibel. This song is from the band’s new album “Nomad,” which will be released tomorrow (September 29).

Matt Honeycutt commented:

“‘B.C.’ describes the illusion of religious importance through history and fact. The lyrics illustrate the use of religion to extinguish indigenous people on multiple continents. Illuminating the use of religion to justify slavery and erase cultural identities and origins.”

“The video depicts ancient people gathering around a fire in a display of dance and celebration. The link between us and our ancestors isn’t as far away as we would like to believe. In my eyes, gathering together for music, yelling, and moving our bodies are all core ways that we as humans release our inner energy. Taking a step back in time to satisfy the primitive ways that we still share with our ancestors. Whether it be around a fire or inside a venue the base emotion and heart-pounding rush remains relatively unchanged through time.”

The Acacia Strain & Kublai Khan Announce 2017 Australian Tour

The Acacia Strain and Kublai Khan have announced an Australian tour together. Check out the dates below.

Tour Dates:

12/04 Brisbane, AUS – The Brightside
12/05 Newcastle, AUS – Small Ballroom
12/06 Sydney, AUS – Factory Theatre
12/08 Canberra, AUS – The Basement
12/09 Melbourne, AUS – Invasion Fest
12/10 Melbourne, AUS – Corner Hotel
12/11 Adelaide, AUS – Fowlers Live
12/12 Perth, AUS – Amplifier Bar