These guys are a mix of Iron Maiden, Metallica and a touch of Motley Crue. In short, they rule. Their debut album Light From Above kills. Hell, even a hipster magazine like Rolling Stone ran a whole page article on them - I think that's good for Metal. Perhaps not in the sense that Black Tide are a chosen band and therefore accepted - more so that Metal is really making a strong return in popularity.
So, on Sunday I'll be perched at the barrier ready to rock with some teenagers. Well, at least the ones on the stage.
Here's the track listing for Light From Above:
Warriors Of Time
Give Me A Chance
Show Me The Way
Live Fast Die Young
Hit The Lights
Light From Above
Listen to the album's title track:
If you'd like to know more about Black Tide, visit their website.