Black Crown Initiate Recording New Music, Announce First Show In Over Two Years

Black Crown Initiate have officially returned. The group have been in the studio recording new music and have also confirmed that they will be opening for Beyond Creation at Le National in Montreal, QC on December 8. That will be there first live show in over two years.


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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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.

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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.”