August 5, 2009 | , |


Vancouver, BC’s Bison b.c. are once again saddling up their infamous tour van, the Blue Bitch, and hitting the road with Georgia’s Kylesa! The like minded pair of riff infested heavy bands will begin their trek in North Carolina, which includes the Planet Caravan Festival with Clutch, Pentagram, Wino, Burst and tons more. The fest will be a perfect beginning to what promises to be a tour filled with ample amounts of banging heads, sloshing cups of beer and plenty of beards!

Vocalist/guitarist James Farwell issues his update: “So I get back from the baptized in beer tour, and I’m hangin’ on the porch with my dog Milo, just shootin’ the shit, and I break the news that I’m goin out on the road again in September…he looks up at me with the sad, disappointed look he has mastered for when I tell him things he doesn’t want to hear. I scratch him behind his ear and say, “but we get to go out with Kylesa, and Tombs and Red Fang will be there to party, and Saviours…” I see his tail start wagging and he says, “Fucking awesome dude…drink a beer for me, cause sometimes this water just doesn’t cut it.”

This tour is not one to miss – Quiet Earth is out now on Metal Blade Records!

“…intense, guitar heavy thrash that would make even Municipal Waste step back in awe.” Alternative Press

“If Mastodon had spent more time listening to Anthrax, they might sound like Vancouver’s Bison B.C.”

“…unpretentious, mountainous rock…frequently sound like Mastodon at their most straightforward, coming impressively close to that band’s mastery of the riff.” Terrorizer Magazine

Bison b.c.
Tour w/Kylesa and Tombs
09/17 Wilmington, NC Soapbox
09/18 Asheville, NC Mo Daddy’s Planet Caravan Festival w/Clutch, Pentagram, Kylesa, Wino, Burst & more
09/19 Charlotte, NC Milestone
09/20 Nashville, TN The End
09/21 Memphis, TN Hi Tone
09/22 Birmingham, AL Bottletree
09/23 New Orleans, LA Hi Ho Lounge
09/24 Austin, TX Red 7
09/25 San Antonio, TX Rock Bottom Tattoo Bar
09/26 Denton, TX Rubber Gloves
09/27 Oklahoma City, OK Conservatory
09/29 Tempe, AZ The Sets w/Kylesa and Landmine Marathon
09/30 Los Angeles, CA Knitting Factory w/Kylesa & Blackmathhorseman
10/01 San Francisco, CA DNA Lounge w/Kylesa & Saviours
10/02 San Jose, CA Voodoo Lounge w/Kylesa & Ludicra
10/03 Eureka, CA Nocturnum w/Kylesa
10/04 Portland, OR Satyricon w/Kylesa
10/05 Seattle, WA Chop Suey w/Kylesa, Red Fang

Bison b.c. added to Planet Caravan festival, including Tombs, Zoroaster, The Gates of Slumber, Sourvein, Hull, Salome, and Batillus!

Second venue added. Tickets on sale now!

Planet Caravan adds weight to an already heavy line-up! AC Entertainment announces a second wave of artists for the inaugural Planet Caravan festival. Featuring an exciting array of underground and up-and-coming heavy bands, new artists added to the line-up include Brooklyn experimental metal trio Tombs, southern psych-metal band Zoroaster, thundering riff gods Bison b.c., and old-school doomsters The Gates of Slumber. Also added to the bill are North Carolina’s crushing Sourvein, Brooklyn post-metal outfit Hull, and the massively doomy Salome and Batillus.

All newly announced acts will perform on the second stage at Mo Daddy’s, located next door to the Orange Peel Social Aid & Pleasure Club. Planet Caravan, a two-day music festival celebrating the origins of heavy music, takes place September 18-19, 2009 at The Orange Peel Social Aid & Pleasure Club and Mo Daddy’s in downtown Asheville, NC. The event spotlights bands that carry on the traditional sounds of heavy rock and blues and others that push it into new and exciting territories.

Tickets are $79.50, plus applicable service fees, and are on sale now. For tickets, visit The Orange Peel box office, call TicketWeb at 866-468-7630, or visit

The complete festival line-up is:
Orange Goblin
Revolution Mother
Taddy Porter
Bison b.c.
The Gates of Slumber
Pick Up The Snake