Tag Archives: Athon

Black Tusk to continue on, announce European tour with Black Label Society

Posted by on December 10, 2014

Sometimes the best way to try to deal with loss is by forging onward. While Black Tusk is still likely reeling from the loss of their bassist, Athon, from a motorcycle accident last month, they’re continuing on with their already-scheduled European tour with Black Label Society next year. Former Kylesa and current Niche bassist Corey Barhorst […]

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John Baizley of Baroness speaks about passing of Black Tusk’s Jonathan Athon

Posted by on November 10, 2014

The metal community is in shock following the untimely death of Black Tusk bassist Athon yesterday following a motorcycle accident on Friday. While tributes continue to pour in about him, we were struck by the words that Baroness’ John Baizley had to say about his longtime friend. Having known him since before either band formed, he […]

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Black Tusk bassist seriously injured in accident [UPDATE]

Posted by on November 8, 2014

UPDATE: Since this story first ran online, Black Tusk bassist Jonathan Athon’s has passed away. The original story can be found below.   Black Tusk bassist Athon is in a medically-induced coma and his girlfriend is in the hospital following a motorcycle accident yesterday. Here’s what the Savannah band’s Facebook page says about the incident: Last night Athon […]

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