Laura Pleasants

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The Discussion Release “Cuts Like A Knife,” Plot European Tour

Kylesa‘s Laura Pleasants isn’t much for sitting idly while her main band is on hiatus. Instead, she has pulled together a new project, dubbed The Discussion, and plotted a European tour. The tour will kick-off on September 6 in Hamburg, DE, and run through November. The band has also recorded an EP to coincide with the tour, and the first

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KYLESA “ULTRAVIOLET”

Songwriters Laura Pleasants and Phillip Cope make it no secret that Ultraviolet, Kylesa’s fifth album, came from a darker place than past releases. But as they have worked the press in anticipation of the May 28 release of the album on Seasons of Mist, they have been mum on exactly what cast this darkness. Whatever it is, it is clear

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DECIBEL DOES CORRECTLY WHAT REVOLVER MAGAZINE BOTCHED WITH TODAY’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE INAUGURAL “WOMEN IN METAL” ISSUE

Revolver Magazine does a feature that exploits women and showcases them as objects instead of musicians.  Metal Mark will at least entertain the idea, and I have a history of nearly burning some major connections by standing up vocally against it. There are bands out there who are absolutely terrible musicians and only sign record deals and get booking agents

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KYLESA “ULTRAVIOLET”

Songwriters Laura Pleasants and Phillip Cope make it no secret that Ultraviolet, Kylesa’s fifth album, came from a darker place than past releases. But as