Tour Diary: It's All Coming to a Close...

I’m writing this to you from our friend Juliana’s place in Tucson, AZ.  She’s the singer in a band we played with last night, “Rotary Speed Dial”.  She, like so many people we’ve met on this particular leg of this…

Tour Diary: The Girl With the Panther Tattoo

Today begins the 9th week of what seems to be our longest tour ever.  We have almost two more weeks to go and still a lot of places to be.  I (Chicky) am writing this in Austin, TX.  We have…

Tour Diary: Licking the Wounds, Perservere

After a few really good weeks, financially, in the northern part of the US, we finally hit some of the bigger cities.  It’s nice to be back in a Metropolis, but gas prices seem to be higher, food is a…

Tour Diary: Birth of the Black Sheep;The Dakotas

Last night, as we drove away from our show in Minot, ND at Souris River Brewery , we plugged in our Pandora and played the LFADM station.  We still get a kick out of seeing our album cover for Black…

Black Sheep Tour: Our Van Quit But We Can't

Well, this will have been my 2nd time writing this as the battery won’t stay in the laptop we’re using.  Our “work” laptop was dropped and the hard drive damaged so the computer won’t work.  We’re using our daughter’s for…

Look to the Horizon: Staying Afloat in a Sea of Doubt

A few years back I used to work on oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.  It was during the horrible market crash in the 2000′s and my mortgage finance company went under, along with my first marriage, but that’s…

Tour Life:  A Bit of Clarity Amongst the Rubble

We’d be lying if we said we weren’t a bit frightened, playing a show in literally the most dangerous city in the world. We went to Juarez, Mexico.  We had seen the documentaries (thanks Eric Davis!) about the corruption and…

Happy Cinco De Mayo...We're Going to Mexico Hangin' on by a Thread...

We looked at the account today and it’s low.  Very low.  Should- we- stay- or- should- we- go low.  These situations are getting a bit old. It’s draining.  We invested everything we had financially and emotionally into this last release…

La Fin Absolute Du Monde Tour Diary: Preparing For Godflesh And the Utah Police Department

So we’re finally done with the 1st leg of our “Black Sheep Tour 2014″.  From California, to Miami, FL and back we went.  We even had an insane stretch of driving from Louisville, KY, to Chicago, IL, to Salt Lake…