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The Sword
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Location:Austin, TX (USA)
Genres:Rock / Metal
Record Label:Razor & Tie Records
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NewsClutch, The Sword, Lionize Tour Dates
 
Dates for Clutch's "Earth Rocker" tour with The Sword and Lionize can be found in the replies.
NewsStaff Content (11/27/12)
 
I'm saying thanks, thanks for nothing. No Bragging Rights - Cycles (Jason Gardner) The Seeking -...
NewsThe Sword Drop New Music Video
 
The Sword's new music video for "The Veil of Isis" can be found on Brooklyn Vegan.
NewsStaff Content - 11/02/12
 
Red means stop. Green means go. Yellow is the other one. Parkway Drive - Atlas (Drew...
NewsThe Sword To Release Cassette Tape
 
The Sword will release their new album on cassette tape. Submitted by Brandon_WalshDK
Album ReviewForest Swords - Engravings
Posted by Ryan Dennehy on 09/03/13
Album ReviewThe Sword - Apocryphon
Posted by Jason Gardner on 11/27/12
InterviewThe Sword - 10.19.12
Posted by Jason Gardner on 11/02/12
Album ReviewSword, The - Gods of the Earth
Posted by OKComputer1016 on 04/18/08
Album ReviewFree Diamonds - By the Sword
Posted by Scott Irvine on 07/07/07
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The Sword are a four-piece band hailing from Austin, TX. First conceived in 2003, The Sword hit their stride about a year later, when founding vocalist and guitarist J.D. Cronise joined forces with guitarist Kyle Shutt, bassist Bryan Richie, and drummer Trivett Wingo, and made a much raved-over appearance at Austin's famed SXSW festival. National touring stints with everyone from Clutch to ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead followed, and by mid-2005 The Sword had been picked up by Brooklyn, New York-based indie label Kemado Records, with their much-anticipated debut album, Age of Winters, appearing early the next year.

Before completing their second album, they contributed two songs (one original and one Led Zeppelin cover) to a split 12" EP with Swedish heavy rockers Witchcraft in November 2007. Gods of the Earth arrived in spring 2008. Changing their muse from fantasy to science fiction, The Sword released Warp Riders in 2010, a concept album featuring an original narrative written by the band. The band supported Warp Riders with world tours which saw them supporting Metallica in the United States, Europe, Japan and Australia, and more recently, Kyuss Lives! on a full North American tour.

In 2011, Trivett left the band and was replaced by Santiago "Jimmy" Vela III.


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