We Are The Black Things at The Whisky – Live Review
We Are The Black Things, The Whisky, August 15, 2019
We Are The Black Things made a vibrant return to the Whisky A Go Go on the Sunset Strip on a rock and raging Thursday night. Opening for Dave Evans, the original vocalist for the legendary AC/DC, We Are The Black Things brought their own dark yet exhilarating brand of Sunset Strip rock and roll to the proceedings. Imagine an amalgamation of Lynch Mob and Jim Morrison, and you are only beginning to trip out to the sonic intrigue We Are The Black Things has in store for you!
Opening with the ravishing Praying For The Son from their Self-Titled Debut album, We Are The Black Things definitely caught the attention of the early arrivals. Enveloping the room with a gripping yet enlightening soundscape of artistry, We Are The Black Things unveiled the type of exhilarating show that has made them so well-known at the iconic Sunset Strip venue and beyond. Same Old Rock ‘N’ Roll Song is their hit single in the making, infinitely on We Are The Black Thing’s imaginative terms. Other selections that clearly stunned the senses were Let Down Love and X-Ray Eyes – all permeating throughout the hallowed walls of burned stars known as the world famous Whisky A Go Go!
Tone Raven is your master of ceremonies for We Are The Black Things, his haunting vocals, fiery guitar interludes and intensive stage presence drawing you into their 30 minutes of glory on the stage. Luthario Mitcho unveils his own world of fascination on turntable, contributing to the imaginative We Are The Black Things experience tenfold. Rae “Owl” Starling illuminates the songs with his own mystical keyboard entreaties while bassist Frank Garrett and drummer Scott Garrett make for a spellbinding rhythm section.
Stay tuned as We Are The Black Things are ready to book a whole collection of shows throughout the last few months of 2019. Building on the unveiling of their Self-Titled album and persuasive live shows, expect to hear a lot from these Hollywood musicians in the future. With We Are The Black Things, the Hollywood rock and roll dream is alive and well and more than ready to leave an impact on the world at large.
(Review and Photos by Ken Morton)
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