Sword and tailor

By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  October 13, 2010

To judge by the success the Sword are having in wooing mainstream-rock audiences, you'd have to say their loner attitude is working. But the metal stigma persists — in unlikely circles. "Certain factions of the metal community want to distance themselves from us," Cronise admits. "But we're okay with that. We can't help what we do as musicians." Like the archer trapped within Warp Riders' grooves, Cronise is content to travel as far afield as he wants to go.

THE SWORD + KARMA TO BURN + MOUNT CARMEL | Royale, 270 Tremont St, Boston | October 17 at 6:30 pm | CANCELED

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