The Black Angels have been a steady psych-rock force for more than a decade now, keeping alive traditions established by bands like the 13th Floor Elevators while still being irrepressibly adventurous. For their fifth and latest album, 2017’s Death Song, the Angels connected with producer Phil Ek (Band of Horses, Fleet Foxes) for a reliably scorching, sweeping LP full of some of the band’s most locked-in musicianship yet. With Black Lips.
PROMOTIONAL EVENT DESCRIPTION The Black Angels at First Avenue Friday, March 23
Friday, March 23rd, 2018 | First Avenue - Mainroom | 7:30pm | 18+
1+ Launch Party Feat. The Black Angels- The Birds and The Bees Tour with Black Lips
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"If you're going to sing something, it might as well be something important," reflects The Black Angels' Alex Maas. That ethos is the pulsing heartbeat of Death Song, the Austin neo-psych rockers' first new album in four years and their most fully realized work to date. Written well before the vitriolic election cycle and the uncertainty left in its wake, these songs now form an uncanny soundtrack to our modern American climate of division and anxiety, wrapping up the personal and the political into dense layers of provocative insight. Part protest, part emotional catharsis, this is a troubled record for troubled times, and in that sense, it's classic Black Ang