Who The F*ck is Black Rheno? All will be revealed this week as the heavy metal band head off on their East Coast tour

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Who The F*ck is Black Rheno? All will be revealed this week as the heavy metal band head off on their East Coast tour

Words by Staff Writer

Hot off of the back of touring with Pantera, Black Rheno are off on a headline tour, taking over the East Coast this month.

Branded “an absolute stonker”, the Who The F*ck Is Black Rheno East Coast tour is landing this week in Penrith NSW on Friday 10 May followed by eight huge dates across the New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland.

On the Victorian front, the lads settle into Ballarat to play The Eastern on Thursday 16 May with support from Fall and Resist, Good Time Aussie Bogalars and Cosmonaut. They venture into Geelong the next night, appearing at Medusa Bar alongside Smoke Witch, Life Deprived and EarthOmen, and then off to Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar on Saturday 18 May for a set with Nothingmetalmelb, Nephalem and The Balls.

Who The F*ck Is Black Rheno Tour Dates

  • Friday 10 May – Elton Chong, Penrith NSW
  • Saturday 11 May – Dicey Riley’s Hotel, Wollongong NSW
  • Sunday 12 May – Simo’s, Sydney NSW
  • Thursday 16 May – The Eastern, Ballarat VIC
  • Friday 17 May – Medusa Bar, Geelong VIC
  • Saturday 18 May – The Last Chance Rock & Roll Bar, Melbourne
  • Friday 24 May – Mo’s Desert Clubhouse, Gold Coast QLD
  • Saturday 25 May – Tomcat, Brisbane, QLD
  • Sunday 26 May – Bad Habit Records and Collectables, Nambour QLD

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Black Rheno are currently riding high, having recently journeyed to Austin, Texas, to record a new album with heavyweight rock/metal producer “Machine the Producer” (known for his work with bands like Clutch, Every Time I Die, Lamb Of God and more). Whilst the album in question is still yet to be revealed as to when it will be released, it is sure to be a huge hit, following on from their thumping 2019 debut album Noise Smasher.

Returning to the Australian frontline, the powerhouse Sydney band also recently had the honour of supporting one of heavy metal’s most influential and iconic bands, Pantera at Adelaide Entertainment Centre, including jumping up on stage with the band and the boys from King Parrot to take on mega-monster ‘Walk’.

If their set in the passenger set for Pantera was anything to go off of, their headline tour is going to be gigantic. Expect tracks from the EP Let’s Start A Cult all the way up until their 2022 singles ‘Split’, ‘Flea Ridden’ and ‘Death Before Dementia’.

Tickets to the tour are still on sale for the last-minute metalheads. Buy them here.