Based in Southern California and excited to share their awesome music with the world, the Black Sound are a band with style. The band is made up of Brant Austin of guitar, Mark Austin on bass, Gustavo D Ablo on drums and Aaron Z’tlep playing guitar and singing vocals! This band actually play doom noise music, with a unique style that helps them stand out from other bands.
The members of the band actually originally come from Texas, Oregon and Iowa, all merging together in California to celebrate their talents and similar taste in music.
With their cool range of songs from throughout the years, these guys are absolutely rocking and are showing no signs of quitting anytime soon! At gigs, they sing their old songs and also show off their new ones. Some of the latest tunes released by the Black Sound last year from their latest album, include Hail Hydra, Thrice Wolves and Corpse Flower. The sound of their music is enticing and the lyrics are thought provoking. Their style of music is definitely not mainstream but their army of fans around the country love them for their individuality. The dark and gothic vibe to their music is really cool, no frills are necessary and you’ll appreciate that when you hear their awesome riffs.
They mostly play local gigs with bands who they are actually fans of but that doesn’t mean their psychedelic music doesn’t keep evolving. They are actually performing at the 1000MODS North American Tour in February of 2018 with other bands. Despite their dark vibes, they are amazing guys behind the scenes.
The two brothers Brant and Mark are who formed the band many years ago but since then, all members have come together as the best of friends. Their gigs have a dark feel to them but one thing is promised when the guys play together, and that is a good time to be had by the band and fans alike. Their latest album is titled ‘Argestonia’ and has some amazing tracks that are well worth checking out.
Their older material and newer material are not dissimilar but there is definitely a wide range out there worth listening to, so you can see what speaks to you. You can check out the Facebook and Instagram page of the band to discover when they are next performing together and where. You haven’t truly appreciated music until you’ve gone to one of their shows because the Black Sound are truly out of this world.