Mothership “Album Release Tour” w/ Black Pussy – Tickets – The Riot Room – Kansas City, MO – April 2nd, 2017

Mothership "Album Release Tour" w/ Black Pussy

E/C Presents

Mothership "Album Release Tour" w/ Black Pussy

Hyborian, Custom Black

Sun, April 2, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

The Riot Room

Kansas City, MO

This event is 21 and over

Mothership
Mothership
Rock n’ Roll history is rife with brothers working together to create their artistic vision. But rarely do we hear about a full-fledged family unit embarking down the treacherous path of a musical career. In the case of Texas based Mothership, the Brother Juett (Kyle on bass, younger brother Kelley on guitar) enlisted the aid of their father, John Juett, to help get the ‘ship off the ground. Raised on a healthy dose of their father’s 70’s-era record collection, the brothers began crafting songs fueled on the raucous and raw good time vibe when music seemed to know no bounds. Lifting off the pad for the first time in 2010, the band began to gain momentum and notoriety with their unabashed live shows. Knowing that the service of the family patriarch was temporary, Father Juett actively helped his boys find his replacement, and in late 2011, enter the mighty Judge Smith to hammer away on the skins.

In early 2012, Mothership entered Crystal Clear Studios with Wo Fat mastermind Kent Stump manning the boards and by mid-year, the band self-released their debut album. It was the combination of the 70’s-era heavy rock fuzz and fury mixed with the blistering guitar solos of the NWOBHM-era that drew the bands attention to California-based Heavy Rock label, Ripple Music. In the waning months of 2012, after a successful year of traveling regionally throughout Texas and opening for national acts such as Prong, Red Fang, Gypsyhawk, Earthen Grave, and Lo-Pan, Mothership officially dubbed Ripple Music as its Home Port and began plotting a course for their first U.S. Tour in early 2013. The band’s debut album will see its official Ripple release on February 12th, 2013 in the way of CD, LP, Deluxe LP, and Digital releases.
Black Pussy
Black Pussy
Black Pussy is a group of rock n' roll pot-smoking, fun-loving long hairs that are passionate about art, creativity and the dynamic human spirit which refuses to submit. We encourage everybody to take the ride with us.

On Blonde was written and recorded by Dustin Hill, it's his baby. He's usually in White Orange with Adam Pike (who guests here), and rocks Black Pussy with bassist Pike, guitarist Ryan McIntire, and guitarist Peter Meissner (the latter also did the mind-blowing pop art album artwork). Wild and furious White Orange drummer Dean Carroll is drumming for Black Pussy when they play out live as well.

The album is another sleek, inimical machine from Adam Pike's Toadhouse Studios in Portland, OR; responsible for White Orange's recent press-busting self-titled full-length and various EPs and singles. "He's an engineering wizard and with a super solid personality," Hill says.

For a long, lovely, midnight desert ride, it makes a stunning companion, jaw-grindingly full of dangerous ideas snug in cigarette-burned red leather car seats. "I got death on my shoulder / and the girl with the sweetest ass," Hill melodically boasts in the chugger "Blow Some Steam Off." "She's my high heeled cocaine ... I got my switchblade suitcase." You want to fly down the road alongside him, just lit up by the blunt you're sharing.

On the bold as love, big beat "Ain't Talkin' About Love," the serpentine, sensual come on feels as threatening as it is intoxicating . Using some form of time travel, "Indiana" chops up dusky minimalism to its long, sinister tale of a restless beer run in a crumbling town. "Is it any wonder that I'm lonely / Twisting and turning above my head." It's like a Springsteen epic deconstructed and set on fire outside a Mexican garage.

"Dream weavers, fortunetellers and creators alike," Hill casually mentions as his influences, "Heart, Brant Bjork, Prince, The Cars (circa 1978), Guns 'n' Roses, Fleetwood Mac (ca. '78)." (Bands that were big back when it was more about the stirring of loins than upholding vanilla indie Puritanism; the Crue's Shout At The Devil changed Hill's life and his first LP was Judas Priest's Diamonds And Rust.)

"We just want to make as much rock n roll as possible," Hill says of the full band that will be performing his dream ride live. He longs to perform the songs that come to him from "the umbilical chord of the universe attaching itself to me (with lots of weed). As long as we are playing music we're getting our fill. It could be live playing to one person or a sold out show, in the studio, rehearsal room, or alone in an empty room. It's all one in the same in the big picture."

Like the blues players who extolled short, thrill-filled lives, Black Pussy's On Blonde is a hedonistic binge road trip, eating up and inspired by everything but the bullshit of power politics and organized religion: "Cigarettes, coffee, booze, woman, it's all rock n roll," Hill says. "I want listeners to feel sex on opium when they listen to us."

Hill's favorite quote is "Careful people and careful poetry last long enough to die safely." (Charles Bukowski from Septuagenarian Stew: Stories & Poems, 1990)
Hyborian
Hyborian
An age of violence and magic, a world of uncertainty, a soundtrack to a time forgotten by man.
Custom Black
Custom Black
Menacing as a doomsday comet, CUSTOM BLACK rises from the malevolent union of three hellion sons of the Plains. A bewitched concoction of bombastic gloom and hypnotic groove are the lone ingredients in the spell they cast. Those who lend ear are forever entranced. Come, disciples of the night, and be enveloped in the soul-searing darkness that is CUSTOM BLACK.
Venue Information:
The Riot Room
4048 Broadway
Kansas City, MO, 64111
http://www.theriotroom.com/
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