Blackened Earth

Blackened Earth

 Detroit, Michigan, USA
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BLACKENED EARTH is Michigan Rock and Roll. After over 10 years of blue collar blood, sweat and tears, this band is ready for the next level. Countless local and regional accolades, backed up by great songs and killer live shows, Blackened Earth could very well be very, very BIG!!

Biography

For over ten years Blackened Earth has had the honor of sharing the stage with top acts like Drowning Pool, Taproot, Sevendust, Buckcherry, King’s X, Prong, Dio and many more.

Along the way they have built a solid reputation:

>>In 1997 Blackened Earth were considered one of the Top 50 unsigned bands in America by Discmakers

>>In August, 2001 they were judged the winners of the Q106fm "Homegrown" Contest. Chosen as the best from a field of over 300 Michigan bands, this was a great honor and Blackened Earth maintained heavy rotation on Q106 for over two months with their powerhouse song "So Dark".

>>In August 2003, Blackened Earth cemented their reputation by placing 1st out of over 500 bands at the 2003 Ingham County Battle of the Bands.

>>In June, 2004 Blackened Earth released their first self produced full length CD titled “Volume One”.

>>In May, 2006 Blackened Earth released their second self produced full length CD titled “Before the Storm”, which includes a rare cover of Black Sabbath’s ‘National Acrobat’.

They continue to hone the craft of hard rocking music and entertainment. Blackened Earth continues to play live in and around Michigan and are currently working on their third CD.

Discography

2006 - Blackened Earth - Before the Storm was released on June 17th. It contains 11 tracks, including a fantastic cover version of Black Sabbath's "A National Acrobat".
The tracks "DirtBitch" and "I'm Hit" have received local radio airplay and "This is Your Pain" could shape up to be a potential hit.

2004 - Blackened Earth - Volume One was released through our own Independent label, Triple Tree Media. It contains 11 songs that represent the first 6 years of the band. Two tracks from this release have received radio airplay in Michigan from WJXQ, WRIF and WWBN. The single "So Dark" was in High Rotation on WJXQ for 2 1/2 months. The single "Unbroken" has also recieved regular airplay.

Set List

Our original sets are about an hour long and contain all Blackened Earth music. We can also play covers from Disturbed, System of a Down, Audioslave, Alice in Chains, Korn, Metallica, Shinedown, Cold, etc.