Landmine Marathon, Book of Black Earth Summer Tour

By Jeff Owens

August 3, 2009

From currently hellish Phoenix comes word that Landmine Marathon and Seattle’s Book of Black Earth are combining their dark Jackson-fueled forces into a highly metallic mid-August jaunt called the Let’s Rage West Coast Summer Tour. Dates, cities and venues are:

7    Long Beach, Calif.    The Hickey Underworld
8    San Diego                 Music Trader
9    Los Angeles              Knitting Factory
11  San Francisco           Thee Parkside
12  Chico, Calif.               Paradise Lost DVD
13  Portland, Ore.            The Grindzeebo
14  Seattle                       The Morgue
15  Reno, Nev.                 Ryland

Landmine Marathon bassist Matt Martinez.
Photo by Denise Elfenbein
At left, Book of Black Earth guitarist T.J. Cowgill.
Photo courtesy www.returntothepit.com