Not to end up being confused using the Canadian rock music group from the later ’80s merely named Sword, the Sword certainly are a retro-metal four-piece hailing from — of most areas — the vocalist/songwriter oasis of Austin, Tx. First conceived in 2003, the Sword actually strike their stride in regards to a calendar year afterwards, when founding vocalist and guitarist J.D. Cronise became a member of pushes with guitarist Kyle Shutt, bassist Bryan Richie, and drummer Trivett Wingo, and produced a very much raved-about appearance at Austin’s famed SXSW celebration. Country wide touring stints with everyone from Clutch to indie rock and roll darlings …AND YOU’LL Know Us with the Path of Deceased followed, and by mid-2005, the Sword have been found by New York-based indie label Kemado Information, using their very much anticipated debut record, Age group of Winters, showing up early another calendar year. Before completing their second record, they contributed two music (one primary and one Led Zeppelin cover) to a divide 12″ EP with Swedish large rockers Witchcraft in November 2007. Gods of the planet earth arrived in springtime 2008. Changing their muse from illusion to research fiction, the Sword released Warp Riders this year 2010, an idea album featuring a genuine narrative compiled by the music group. In 2012 they returned off their sci-fi trip using their 4th full-length, Apocryphon, which combined the fantasy components of their previously utilize a even more far-out, metaphysical vibe. The music group additional tweaked its audio for 2015’s Great Country, eschewing a number of the heavier doom steel tendencies of prior outings for a far more streamlined, Southern hard rock and roll feel. Low Nation, a partner LP that noticed the music group further strip back again its audio and deliver fresh acoustic versions from the tracks from High Nation, adopted in 2016. The next yr saw the discharge from the band’s 1st concert recording, Greetings From, that was documented in 2016 throughout their fall tour assisting Opeth.