The Sword

The Sword to release Australian exclusive double LP

Pre order the CD or 2LP and receive one pack of 40 count 1 1/4" unbleached rolling papers in custom album art packaging.

Acknowledging their fans’ undying loyalty to the vinyl format, The Sword has created unique coloured vinyl of their new release, High Country, with an Australian exclusive

The Sword announce the release of their new record, High Country

Due 21 August, High Country will be the fifth album for The Sword and the good folk in UK/Europe/Scandinavia will get the first live taste of their new material with the tour kicking off on release day

Following the worldwide acclaim of their fourth album, Apocryphon, The Sword have announced that they will release their new album, High Country, worldwide throug

King Giant announce brewing company listening party for upcoming LP for this Friday (May 8)

...and it includes exclusive Black Ocean Waves Beer (in pints), so if you're anywhere near Lorton, Virginia get in there!

As their third LP, Black Ocean Waves, nears release this Summer, Northern Virginia's King Giant have confirmed an advance local listening party for the album.

Mothership - Mothership II (Ripple Music)

Mothership are here to guide you on one heavy arsed celestial journey...
Release Date: 
11 Nov 2014 - 12:00pm

Mothership is a power trio hailing from Texas delivering their version of heavy celestial intergalactic stoner blues.

The Sword Announces Summer U.S./Canadian Headline Tour

Partnership with real ale brewing company produces 'Iron Swan' Beer!

Following a successful spring run supporting Clutch and an upcoming tour of Europe and the U.K, The Sword announce today a 25 date U.S. and Canadian tour July 25th to August 23rd.

The Sword's Bryan Richie on electro, R.Kelly and hot sauce...

A dingo took my bass player...

Bryan Richie provides the throbbing bass lines to The Sword’s compositions.

Saxon and The Sword sidewaves announced

Presented by Faster Louder and Soundwave Touring, Saxon, along with The Sword are hitting up Melbourne and Sydney for sidewave shows

And the great sidewave announcements just keep on coming, with British metal heavyweights Saxon set to hit Melbourne and Sydney with American metal outfit The Sword

Metallica Maul Melbourne (As Seen From The Photo Pit)

Combining this frenzy with Metallica’s bombastic appearance on stage made for a powerful jolt to the senses. For a minute, I forgot why I was there – so overwhelmed I was by the band before me. Last time I saw them was in the 80s on the ‘And Justice For All’ tour; and now, here I was, in the pit, feeling James Hetfield’s stare cut right through me.

It proved to be an amazing array of anxiousness and raw emotion today.

Gallery: Metallica, Fear Factory, The Sword Live @ Rod Laver Arena (Melbourne, Australia), 15 Sept 2010

Combining this frenzy with Metallica’s bombastic appearance on stage made for a powerful jolt to the senses. For a minute, I forgot why I was there – so overwhelmed I was by the band before me. Last time I saw them was in the 80s on the ‘And Justice For All’ tour; and now, here I was, in the pit, feeling James Hetfield’s stare cut right through me.