Tomahawk – “Stone Letter” (Official Music Video)
Tomahawk is an experimental alternative metal/alternative rock supergroup from the United States. They formed in 2000 when Fantômas, ex-Mr. Bungle and Faith No More singer/keyboardist Mike Patton and ex-The Jesus Lizard guitar player Duane Denisonstarted swapping tapes with the intention of collaborating. Denison then recruited ex-Helmet drummer John Stanier, while Mike Patton recruited Melvins/Cows bass player Kevin Rutmanis into the group.
The press and critics alike have mainly described the band’s sound as alternative metal, alternative rock andexperimental rock. Other label’s that have been affixed to the group include hard rock, and heavy metal. Butch Lazorchak of the Boston Herald has compared the band’s sound to 1970s hard rock groups such as Blue Oyster Cult. The band’s 2007 album Anonymous incorporates Native American music elements.
On December 3rd, the full length video for ‘Stone Letter’ (initially released on Black Friday as a limited release) was posted online.