BLACK TAR SUPERSTAR

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BLACK TAR SUPERSTAR

BLACK TAR SUPERSTAR: FROM AKRON, OHIO. WHAT STARTED AS A DOOM/STONER/SLUDGE METAL SOLO PROJECT BY BASSIST/VOCALIST CHAD "THE DOKTOR" PERKINS IN 2014, RECORDED ENTIRELY TO PC USING DIGITAL DRUM PROGRAMMING AND ALL INSTRUMENTS SINGLE-TRACKED, GREW INTO A MONSTER IN SPRING OF 2020.
ENLISTING THE SKILLS OF DRUMMER STEVEN "REAPER" KOMLODY, AND GUITARIST JASON "TEXAS HEAT" McCRACKEN, THEY BEGAN PRACTICING AND WRITING NEW MATERIAL IN EARNEST. THE NEW LIVE SOUND WAS A HEAVY, DARK, AGRESSIVE WALL OF RIFFS AND GROOVES, INFLUENCED HEAVILY BY BANDS SUCH AS BLACK SABBATH, CROWBAR, DOWN, HIGH ON FIRE, AND EARLY DANZIG.
THINGS GOT EVEN HEAVIER WITH THE ADDITION OF SECOND GUITARIST VITTO "DEATHSLINGER" KOMLODY, BRINGING NEW RIFFS, VOCAL VARIETY, AND BLUESY SOLOS TO THE MIX. THEIR SONGS DISCUSS APOCALYPTIC AND OCCULT TOPICS, AS WELL AS TACKLING SUBJECTS DISCUSSING APOCALYPTIC AND OCCULT TOPICS, AS WELL AS TACKLING SUBJECTS OF INNER EMOTIONAL TURMOIL. THE BAND'S FIRST INDEPENDENT RELEASE ON OCTOBER 30th 2020, "...OLD GODS, AWAKEN!" HAS BEEN GAINING GROUND WITH SINGLES "WORLD ON FIRE", "SERIAL", AND "HAIL TO THE SUCCUBUS"; PLAYED ON HOWLS FROM THE HOLLOWS RADIO, THE WHIZBANGER SHOW IN THE UK, MEATHOOK METAL SHOW IN CANADA, AND THE DOOM/STONER/SLUDGE PODCAST FISTFUL OF FACEFUL. WITH BONE CRUNCHING RIFFS, DEEP THUNDERING BASS, TIGHT DRUM GROOVES, AND POWERFUL VOCALS, THE EP HAS GATHERED GOOD REVIEWS FROM THE DOOM COMMUNITY INCLUDING ROB HAMMER, DOOMED AND STONED, CVLT LEGION, AND VARIOUS BANDS AND FANS ALIKE. AS THE WORLD WAITS FOR THE PANDEMIC TO SLOW, BLACK TAR SUPERSTAR RECENTLY SIGNED ON TO AMG RECORDS AND TERROR CREW PRODUCTIONS, AND IS PLANNING A SHORT TOUR IN SUPPORT OF THEIR UPCOMING RELEASE, "THE BLACK FLAME" IN THE SUMMER OF 2021.