BIO

Kaustik has released a self-titled album in 2011, and an EP, entitled “Forged in the Bones of Our Freedom”, in 2014. In October 2016 Kaustik toured with thrash legends D.R.I., accompanied by the release of their politically fueled compilation EP, “Fuck Politics, Listen to Kaustik” on Black Voodoo Records, which includes music from both previous releases as well as two songs from their new full length "In Bastards We Trust, released October 13, 2017, also on Black Voodoo Records. 

Kaustik has played countless shows touring the country, most notably the southwest, performed at major music festivals such as Mayhem and Knotfest, and has shared the stage with some of music’s most legendary artists such as: Judas Priest, Rob Zombie, Korn, Nile, Twisted Sister, Gwar,  D.R.I., and many more. Kaustik is now a prominent band who metal fans are talking about, are excited to see, and are anxious to hear what’s next.

-Kaustik BYFH-

KAUSTIK

Robert "Robbo" Madrigal - Lead Vox and Bass Guitar

Ryan Burrows - Guitar and Backup Vox

Elan Mlagenovich - Lead Guitar and Backup Vox

Christopher Lewallen - Drums

MEMBERS

Kaustik is a heavy metal band from Southern California generating exceedingly heavy, hook filled music influenced by numerous genres including: classical music, classic rock, jazz, punk, and almost every metal sub-genre old to new. This amalgamation of diverse ideas gives them a fresh, unique sound to be enjoyed by music fans from all walks of life.

ENDORSMENTS

FORGED IN THE BONES OF OUR FREEDOM

HISTORY

2018 Tour Highlights:

 

Sep 11, 2018

WITH D.R.I.

PHOTO CITY IMPROV 

Sep 12, 2018

WITH D.R.I.

THE IRISH WOLF PUB

Sep 13, 2018

WITH D.R.I.

BROOKLYN BAZAAR

Sep 15, 2018

WITH D.R.I.

THE STANHOPE HOUSE

Sep 16, 2018

WITH D.R.I.

VOLTAGE LOUNGE

Sep 18, 2018

WITH D.R.I. 

OTTOBAR

Sep 19, 2018

WITH D.R.I.

STRANGE MATTER

Sep 20, 2018

WITH D.R.I.

GREY EAGLE

Sep 21, 2018

WITH D.R.I.

THE MAYWOOD

Sep 22, 2018

WITH D.R.I.

THE RABBIT HOLE

 

Sep 23, 2018

WITH D.R.I.

THE MASQUERADE

2017 Tour Highlights:

 

Aug 17, 2017 – SLIDEBAR, FULLERTON, CA W/ HEMLOCK

Aug 28, 2017 - WHISKY A GO GO, HOLLYWOOD, CA, W/

SKUMLOVE

​Oct 12, 2017 - ROOKIE'S PUB, STEVENS POINT, WI, W/ D.R.I.

Oct 13, 2017 - TRIPLE ROCK SOCIAL CLUB, MINNEAPOLIS, MN, W/ D.R.I.

Oct 14, 2017 - CLUB GARIBALDI'S, MILWAUKEE, WI, W/ D.R.I.

Oct 15, 2017 - REGGIE'S, CHICAGO, IL, W/ D.R.I.

Oct 17, 2017 - TRIXIES ENT. COMPLEX, LOUISVILLE, KY, W/ D.R.I.

Oct 18, 2017 - SMITHS DOWNTOWN, MISHAWAKA, IN, W/ D.R.I.

Oct 19, 2017 - TOKEN LOUNGE, WESTLAND, MI, W/ D.R.I.

Oct 20, 2017 - ODDBODY'S, DAYTON. OH, W/ D.R.I.

Oct 21, 2017 - INDIANA CITY BREWING CO., INDIANAPOLIS, IN, W/ D.R.I.

Oct 22, 2017 - FORT WAYNE INDOOR, FORT WAYNE, IN, W/ D.R.I.

Nov 28, 2017 – THE QUARRY, BISBEE, AZ

Nov 29, 2017 - COME & TAKE IT LIVE, AUSTIN, TX, W/ D.R.I.

Nov 30, 2017 - JACK'S BAR, SAN ANTONIO, TX, W/ D.R.I.

Dec 01, 2017 - REES, DALLAS, TX, W/ D.R.I.

Dec 02, 2017 - NUMBERS, HOUSTON, TX, W/ D.R.I.

Dec 03, 2017 - SIBERIA, NEW ORLEANS, LA, W/ D.R.I.

Dec 05, 2017 - MASQUERADE, ATLANTA, GA, W/ D.R.I.

Dec 06, 2017 – NIGHTHAWKS, JACKSONVILLE, FL, W/ D.R.I.

Dec 07, 2017 - KELLY'S LIVE @ SKYBAR, SARASOTA, FL, W/ D.R.I.

Dec 08, 2017 - BRASS MUG, TAMPA, FL, W/ D.R.I.

Dec 09, 2017 - CHURCHILL'S, MIAMI, FL, W/ D.R.I.

Dec 10, 2017 – BOMBSHELLS, ORLANDO, FL, W/ D.R.I.

 

2016 Tour Highlights: 

 

October 29, 2016 - M15 (Corona, CA) w/ D.R.I.

October 28, 2016 - The Yost Theater (Santa Ana, CA) w/ D.R.I. 

October 27, 2016 - The Garage (Ventura, CA) w/ D.R.I.

October 26. 2016 - The Union (Los Angeles, CA) w/ D.R.I. 

 

October 25, 2016 - Moose Lodge (Lancaster, CA) w/ D.R.I. 

October 23, 2016 - Soda Bar (San Diego, CA) w/ D.R.I. *Sold Out*

October 22, 2016 - Club Red (Phoenix, AZ) w/ D.R.I. 

October 21, 2016 - The Rock (Tuscon, AZ) w/ D.R.I.

October 20, 2016 - Dive Bar (Las Vegas, NV) w/ D.R.I.

 

October 19, 2016 - Jerry's Pizza (Bakersfield, CA) w/ D.R.I.

 

September 23, 2016 - Diegos (Santa Ana, CA) 

 

September 7, 2016 - Skinnys (North Hollywood, CA)

 

August 18, 2016 - Slidebar (Fullerton, CA) w/ Eliminate & Hatchet

 

August 15, 2016 - The Regent (Los Angeles, CA) w/ Eliminate & Hatchet

 

July 30, 2016 - Kaustik @ Joes Grotto (Phoenix, AZ)

 

July 29, 2016 - Kaustik @ The Rock (Tuscon, AZ)

 

June 11, 2016 - Kaustik @ Metro Bar (Salt Lake City, UT)

 

June 8, 2016 - Kaustik @ Slidebar (Fullerton, CA)

 

April 23, 2016 - Kaustik @ Desert Metal Fest (Landers, CA)

 

April 9, 2016 - Kaustik @ Mi Pueblito Bar (Tijuana, MX)

 

February 1, 2016 - Kaustik w/ Trivium *SOLD OUT* @ Roxy (West Hollywood, CA)

 

January 29, 2016 - Kaustik w/ Death By Stereo @ Doll Hut (Anaheim, CA)

 

January 17th, 2016 - Kaustik @ Club XS (Tuscon, AZ)

 

January 16, 2016 - Kaustik @ Joe's Grotto (Phoenix, AZ)

 

 

2015 Tour Highlights: 

 

October 24, 2015 - San Manuel Amphitheater - KnotFest 2015 w/ Slipknot, Korn, Judas Preist, Bring Me The Horizon, Clutch, Trivium, Mastadon, Gwar, Suicidal Tendancies, & many more. (San Bernardino, CA)

 

October 10, 2015 - Club Hydra w/ Exmortus, Warbringer, & Philm (Long Beach, CA)

 

September 22, 2015 @ Whisky A Go Go (West Hollywood, CA)

 

June 29, 2015 - Brick By Brick (San Diego, CA)

 

June 28, 2015 - Sky Bar (Tuscon, AZ)

 

June 27, 2015 - Studio 18 (Farmington, NM)

 

June 26, 2015 - Bushwackers Saloon (Denver, CO) w/ Iconocaust

 

June 25, 2015 - Metro Bar (Salt Lake City, UT) 

 

June 24, 2015 - The Shredder (Boise, ID) w/ Death Divison

 

June 23, 2015 - The Pin (Spokane, WA) w/ Death Divison

 

June 22, 2015 - El Corazon (Seattle, WA) w/ Death Division

 

June 21, 2015 - The Panic Room (Portland, OR) w/ Death Divison

 

June 20, 2015 - Musichead (Medford, OR) w/ Death Division

 

June 19, 2015 - On The Y (Sacramento, CA)

 

June 18, 2015 - Slidebar (Fullerton, CA)

 

March 30, 2015 - Doll Hut (Anaheim, CA)

 

March 29, 2015 - Yucca Tap Room (Tempe, AZ)

 

March 28, 2015 - The Quarry (Bisbee, AZ)

 

March 27, 2015 - Studio 18 (Farmington, NM)

 

March 26, 2015 - The Sidewinder Tavern (Denver, CO)

 

March 25, 2015 - Metro Bar (Salt Lake City, UT)

 

March 24, 2015 - The Pin (Spokane, WA)

 

March 23, 2015 - El Corazon (Seattle, WA) 

 

March 22, 2015 - Musichead (Medford, OR)

 

March 21, 2015 - Back 9 (Citrus Heights, CA)

 

March 20, 2015 - Blacklight District (Long Beach, CA)

 

January 12, 2015 - Kaustik @ Viper Room (West Hollywood, CA) w/ Kings Of Carnage & Thrown Into Exile)

 

2014 Tour Highlights:

 

October 27, 2014 - Kaustik @ Whisky A Go Go (EP RELEASE SHOW) w/

Rattlehead, Before Their Mourning, Braindead

 

May 6, 2014 - Kaustik @ House Of Blues (West Hollywod, CA) w/ Nile 

 

April 24, 2014 - Kaustik @ Slidebar (Fullerton, CA) w/ Hatchet & Exmortus

 

March 22, 2014 - Kaustik @ Loaded Rock Bar (Hollywood, CA)

 

February 15, 2014 - Kaustik @ Slidebar (Fullerton, CA)

 

February 4, 2014 - Kaustik @ House Of Blues (West Hollywood, CA) w/ Cage

 

2013 Tour Highlights: 

 

November 29, 2013 - Kaustik w/ Rattlehead & Exmortus @ Loaded (Hollywood, CA) 

 

October 13, 2013 - Kaustik w/ Helmet @ Yost Theater (Santa Ana, CA)

 

September, 30, 2013 - Kaustik w/ Vital Remains @ Slidebar (Fullerton, CA)

 

September 7, 2013 - Kaustik w/ Havok @ The Observatory (Santa Ana, CA)

 

September 6, 2013 - Kaustik w/ Havok @ Whisky A Go Go (West Hollywood, CA)

 

July 6, 2013 - Kaustik w/ Decrepit Birth, Warbringer, Fallujah @ Moose

Lodge (Whittier, CA) 

 

June 29, 2013 - Kaustik @ Mayhem Festival (Sumerian Stage) @ San

Manuel Amphitheater (San Bernardino, CA) 

 

June 24, 2013 - Darkest Hour & Kaustik @ Whisky A Go Go (West Hollywood, CA) 

 

June 21, 2013 - Grimwolf Video Release w/ Kaustik @ Characters Sports Bar (Pomona, CA)

 

May 9, 2013 - Kaustik @ Slidebar (Fullerton, CA)

 

January 25, 2013 - Kaustik @ Schecter Namm After Party @ Juke Joint (Anaheim, CA)

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