Author, Photo & Video - Alison Bauer
Announced Fall of 2018, from Sept. 21st to Nov. 11th; Cane Hill embarked on their first-ever headline North American tour with guests Sharptooth and Afterlife.
On October 13th, the metal tour stormed the Beat Kitchen in Chicago; Illinois locals El Famous opened the night. Justice, self-empowerment and community are ardent themes of choice for the line-up. In honor of the action, courage and integrity they shared; we dedicated a segment to each band on the tour.
Cane Hill originate from New Orleans, LA; which is where they chose to conclude their Fall 2018 tour. Watch below! Our exclusive interview with Elijah Witt, vocalist, also features live-concert footage of the band's Illinois tour performance at the Beat Kitchen on October 13th, 2018.
Introducing further members of the ensemble, there is Elijah James Barnett (guitar, back-up vocals), Ryan Henriquez (bass, back-up vocals), and Devin Clark (drums).
Elijah Witt comments on the release of [two] 2018 Cane Hill albums via Rise Records: 'Too Far Gone' (1.19.18) and 'Cane Hill: Live From The Bible Belt' (9.14.18).
Expressing the inspiration behind their art; Slayer, Metallica, hallucinogenics, metaphysics, politics, self-empowerment, history and social justice reform each had a chapter in the open and honest conversation. The video includes a candid film of Sharptooth encouraging discourse as Witt describes activism on stage.
To visit archived resource footage used in the interview; visit:
Andy Leo | Crown The Empire | HRTV | Interview | Hartford, CT | 07.24.18
Since the recording of the video; Cane Hill have announced an upcoming release of a second EP titled 'Kill The Sun' out on January 18th, 2019. Pre-order is available now; fans can visit the official link at: https://riserecords.lnk.to/KillTheSun.
In anticipation, the band shared [two] music videos for the new tracks: "Kill The Sun" (11.15.18) and "Acid Rain" (12.13.18).
The band commented on the new EP, "We've been in the studio with the incredibly talented Kris Crummett, working on music - It's six songs of dark, twisted, and semi-acoustic beauty. We're incredibly proud of it and can't wait for you to hear it."
KILL THE SUN TRACK LISTING:
1. "86d - No Escort"
3. "Save Me"
4. "Kill the Sun"
5. "Acid Rain"
6. "Smoking Man"
Sharptooth are from Baltimore, Maryland and consist of Lauren Kashan (vocals), Keth Higgins (guitar), Lance Donati (guitar), Phil Rasinski (bass), Conor Mac (drums).
Written in their artist bio, the "unapologetically enraged" band focusing on "the brutality of hardcore through a femme lens," and believe in "carving out space for marginalized voices in aggressive music." Pioneering social-justice revolution in the metal scene; Sept. of 2017 they joined Pure Noise Records.
The band's first full-length album is titled, 'Clever Girl' (2017).
Afterlife visited from South Palm, Florida; on January 11th, 2019 their new album 'Breaking Point' will be out via Hopeless Records. The album's music video includes: "Throat" (below.)
El Famous were the Illinois local band of the night; this is a music video to their song "You Don't Know A Damn Thing."
Cane Hill | On Tour With Sevendust | Winter 2019:
Cane Hill updated their agenda for 2019 with this message: "Next year we kick off touring with absolute legends. Catch us with Sevendust +Tremonti + Lullwater & Kirra." The full tour dates are below; otherwise visit: www.wearecanehill.com.
2/1 — Houston, TX — Scout Bar
2/2 — New Orleans, LA — Southport Music Hall
2/4 — Ft. Lauderdale, FL — Revolution
2/5 — St. Petersburg, FL — Jannus Live
2/6 — Greenville, SC — The Firmament
2/8 — Greensboro, NC — Blind Tiger
2/9 — Norfolk, VA — The NorVa
2/10 — Baltimore, MD — Rams Head Live
2/13 — Huntington, NY — The Paramount
2/14 — Boston, MA — House of Blues
2/15 — Providence, RI — The Strand
2/16 — Sayreville, NJ — Starland Ballroom
2/18 — New Haven, CT — Toad's Place
2/19 — Poughkeepsie, NY — The Chance
2/20 — Buffalo, NY — Rapids
2/22 — Flint, MI — Machine Shop
2/25 — Columbus, OH — Newport Music Hall
2/26 — Chicago, IL — House of Blues
2/27 — Columbia, MO — The Blue Note
3/1 — Wichita, KS — The Cotillion
3/2 — Oklahoma City, OK — Diamond Ballroom
3/3 — San Antonio, TX — Vibes Event Center
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