Black Feather releasing new album
Marc Vargas

Detroit rock band Black Feather is gearing up for the release of their self-titled album on Saturday, Sept. 8.  The project is a result of years worth of work and the band is celebrating the release with a cd release party in Westland at the Token Lounge.

Black Feather lead vocalist/guitarist Marc Vargas shares that the band is excited to finally get the release out there, "Black Feather has 10 songs that I have been working on for 10 years.  I never thought I would have come this far in music and I have no idea what the future holds for me.

Black Feather came together as a band in 2010 under the name Breezeway with founding members Vargas and Kyle Mikolajczyk on bass and backup vocals.  They started out specializing in acoustic covers, but both wanted to put together an electric live lineup.

In 2013, the band turned into an alt-rock band that later disbanded, but in 2014 the pair decided to give it another try under the Black Feather name adding Garrett Ramsden to the lineup on drums.

The band chose the name in honor of the legend that if one finds a black feather, it means the guardian of their soul is near, reminding them that they are never fighting their battles alone.

Today the trio of Black Feather has become a staple of the Detroit live music scene, hitting the stage with a dose of hard rock and positivity.  The band held a top 10 spot on the Detroit Rock Charts for a year and have shared the stage with everyone from Puddle of Mudd and Sebastian Bach to Mushroomhead and Powerman 5000.

Saturday's release show is open to those 18 and up with tickets priced at $10 in advance and $15 at the door.  The show will also feature performances from Vox Ad Nil, Casting Shadowz, Swizzille Trip, First Sacrifice and Epic Disappointments.

The show is sponsored by Fight Dirty Ink, Motown Custom Cycles and Paisano’s Pizza of Dearborn.

To hear more music and find out more about Black Feather, check out their site here.