Black Crown Initiate’s James Dorton Joins Replacire

Black Crown Initiate’s James Dorton has officially joined Replacire as their permanent vocalist. The band commented:

“Super excited to announce that James McClellan Dorton III is officially our new vocalist! You may know him from his work with Black Crown Initiate and seen him with us on our last couple tours. We’re starting work on some new material, needless to say it’s gonna be dope 🤘


Black Crown Initiate Tease New Material

It looks like Black Crown Initiate are working on some new music. The band shared the below teaser:


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[via The PRP]

Baroness, Fit For An Autopsy, Black Crown Initiate, Etc. Set For Brewtal Beer Fest 2

The lineup has been confirmed for Brewtal Beer Fest 2. The festival will take place at Mr. Smalls Theater in Pittsburgh, PA on September 9, and it will feature Baroness, Fit For An Autopsy, Black Crown Initiate, See You Next Tuesday, and more. There will also be various breweries present including: Dogfish Head, Weyerbacher, Helltown, Evil Genius, etc.

Black Crown Initiate Premiere New Song “Selves We Cannot Forgive”/Officially Welcome New Guitarist Wes Hauch (Ex-The Faceless)

Black Crown Initiate have premiered a new song titled, “Selves We Cannot Forgive,” via Metal Injection. This song is the title track of their new album, which will be released on July 22.

Click the LINK to go to the stream.


In other news, the band haved officially added guitarist Wes Hauch (ex-The Faceless) to their lineup. Hauch, said the following:

“It’s a really rare and awesome thing if you’re able to find a group of dudes that you can genuinely get along with. It’s even more rare if your musical tastes and goals are congruent. I can definitely say that’s the case right now in Black Crown Initiate and I’m very grateful. Things are great and I’m looking forward to the the future.”

Ne Obliviscaris Announce 2016 North American Tour With Black Crown Initiate, & Starkill

Ne Obliviscaris have announced a headlining North American tour. The band will also be joined by special guests Black Crown Initiate, and Starkill.


Tour Dates:

07/12 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick
07/13 Los Angeles, CA – Whisky A Go Go
07/14 San Francisco, CA – DNA Lounge
07/16 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater
07/17 Bellingham, WA – The Shakedown
07/18 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
07/19 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater
07/21 Edmonton, AB – Starlight Room
07/22 Calgary, AB – Dickens
07/24 Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze
07/25 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
07/26 Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
07/27 Toronto, ON – Moo Club
07/28 Montreal, QC – Petit Campus
07/29 New York, NY – Gramercy Theater
07/31 Boston, PA – Once Ballroom
08/01 Philadelphia, PA – Voltage Lounge
08/02 Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
08/03 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
08/05 Austin, TX – Dirty Dog Bar
08/06 San Antonio, TX – The Rock Box
08/07 Ft. Worth, TX – Rail Club
08/08 Kansas City, MO – Riot Room
08/10 Denver, CO – Bluebird
08/11 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
08/12 Phoenix, AZ – Joe’s Grotto