Psychedelic Panic Attack Invades Birmingham
& I’m Brewing Ayahuasca Today
By Andy Harris
If you’re looking for a new favorite band, one that should have a Budweiser sponsorship but doesn’t, one that spent most of this spring opening for The Lumineers, and one that is fronted by a psychedelic atheist, then look no further than SUSTO.
“We are looking forward to getting back to Saturn,” says Justin Osborne, songwriter and frontman of SUSTO. “It’s one of our favorite places to play. And we’re playing on a national holiday (4/20), so it’s gonna be a lot of fun for all who are celebrating.”
The band has a lot of reasons to celebrate. SUSTO’s sophomore album, & I’m Fine Today, has been released in the US and Canada via Caroline Records. They’ve been touring the entire country in 2017, and have begun a headline tour of their own after wrapping up a short run with The Lumineers.
“We’ve been touring with The Lumineers, which is a pretty big opportunity,” says Osborn. “We’re playing everywhere we’ve ever played and then some.”
Part of the “then some” includes large arenas…[read more…]