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Pale Tongue


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Dark, endlessly grooving and experimentally lysergic, Pale Tongue began as the pet project of Carlos Calderon and Nick Fredrickson (mem.
The Appleseed Cast). Joined later by bassist James Thomblison (mem. Arc Flash, Psychic Heat) the trio has molded their ripping 'dungeon rock' sound into a fierce torrent of fuzz and fury, bending and merging gritty acidic psych-punk with hypnogogic dreamscapes, crafting a realm of experience dripping in cosmic horror and heady awe.
The trio's self-titled debut EP was released October 5, 2018 via Manor Records (Kansas City, MO) to widespread regional acclaim. Feverishly frenetic, with an eerie element to the mix, the psych-punk outfit has crafted an album that expertly mirrors their raucous live show: a six-track exercise in swift no-frills garage fervor. "Pale Tongue" is a distorted cavalcade of garage sentiments tinged with Lovecraftian horror concepts, shifting effortlessly between teeth-grinding rips and flowing motions. The piece exists as a "throbbing state of anarchy backed by crashing drums and dizzying guitars... ending as startingly as it blew in." (I Heart Local Music, 2018)
Pale Tongue is proud to have supported acts from around the world such as Stonefield, Frankie and the Witch Fingers, Simon Doom, Weird Omen and most recently TsuShiMaMiRe.
Pale Tongue is on tour November 2018 with Peoria, IL psychedelic locals The Golden Fleece.


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