THE SWORD BIOGRAPHY
The Sword is a heavy metal/hard rock band hailing from Austin, Texas, where they were founded in 2003 by J.D. Cronise. In 2006, the band toured with stoner rock icons Nebula.THE SWORD GENRES
"I'd call it Black Sabbath Vol 4., or the old days of Prong, kind of like Iron Maiden...like a bunch of bison being pushed over a cliff."- Spin magazine.
"The four Swordsmen are stealth assailants, mutating from sludgy to melodic so discreetly it leaves a bruise. Brain-melting guitar licks…bass and drums like meteors…heavy." - Austin Chronicle
According to their website, the band are currently writing the following up to their debut Age of Winters album. There is currently no release date for the as yet unnamed album.
Also The Sword was a pop-punk band from Wakefield, England that existed from 2004-2006 featuring ex members of Dugong.
THE SWORD LYRICAL THEMES
Norse Mythology, Fantasy, Battle
THE SWORD ORIGIN
United States of America (Austin, Texas), formed in 2003
THE SWORD CURRENT RECORD LABEL
THE SWORD STATUS
THE SWORD CURRENT LINE-UP
J.D. Cronise - Guitars and Vocals
Kyle Shutt - Guitars
Bryan Richie - Bass
Trivett Wingo - Drums