Battlesnake drop new single The Key of Solomon and unveil Australian tour dates

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Battlesnake drop new single The Key of Solomon and unveil Australian tour dates

Photo: Mitch Lowe
words by staff writer

The thunderous roar of heavy metal shakes the foundations of the underworld as Battlesnake, the rising force in metal music, carves its path across the earthly realm.

With their magnum opus, The Rise and Demise of the Motorsteeple, on the way, Australian seven-piece metal band Battlesnake have announced a sweeping tour of the nation.

They’ve also dropped a brand new single, The Key of Solomon, which channels the spirit of classic metal with its lumbering riffs, epic solos and the unmistakable sermon-like vocals of Battlesnake.

Battlesnake 2024 Australia Tour

  • June 21 – The Northern, Byron Bay
  • June 22 – Valley Loft, Brisbane
  • June 23 – Vinnies Dive, Gold Coast
  • June 28 – King St Bandroom, Newcastle
  • June 29 – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
  • June 30 – La La La’s, Wollongong
  • July 5 – The Night Cat, Melbourne
  • July 6 – Jive, Adelaide

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The track introduces listeners to a ghastly sorceress, dwelling in the catacombs of the Motorsteeple, brewing potions and reciting dark incantations from the lesser key of Solomon. It’s a testament to Battlesnake’s ability to conjure vivid worlds within their music, transporting audiences to realms both mystical and menacing.

Accompanying the release is a wicked music video set to premiere on the band’s YouTube channel, promising a visual spectacle to match the intensity of the music. Fans are eagerly encouraged to subscribe and be the first to witness the dark magic unfold.

The Key of Solomon follows in the footsteps of previous singles like Pangea Breaker, Motorsteeple and Alpha and Omega, offering a taste of what’s to come on Battlesnake’s highly anticipated new album. Set for release on the Winter Solstice, Friday, June 21, The Rise and Demise of the Motorsteeple promises to be a sonic journey unlike any other.

But Battlesnake’s reign of metal supremacy doesn’t end with studio releases. In a bold move, the band announces their first-ever tour across the UK and Europe, with dates in the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands. Upon their return, Battlesnake will embark on their Australian tour, bringing their electrifying performances to venues across the nation.

As mortals tremble and hail the ascent of Battlesnake, one thing is clear: the age of metal is alive and well, and Battlesnake leads the charge into uncharted territories of sonic sorcery.

Grab your tickets to see Battlesnake on tour here.