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Witchburn

From: Seattle, WA
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Latest Witchburn News

Below is our complete Witchburn news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Samhain Added to Housecore Horror Film Festival

Heavy metal legend Philip Anselmo and best-selling true crime author Corey Mitchell’s groundbreaking horror-meets-metal extravaganza, the Housecore™ Horror Film Festival, already released a slew of jaw-dropping additions to this year's lineup, and have now returned with an even bigger announcement. They are very proud to welcome on board the legendary Glenn Danzig, who will treat fans to aU.S. exclusive combined headline performance of immortal classics from both Danzig and Samhain! More...

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Witchburn Releases New Music Video

The wait is over: the saga of Seattle sludge rock outfit Witchburn’s "Der Hexenhammer" premieres today on Revolvermag.com (check it out below).

Directed by Jeff Ferrell (Ghost Light) this music video takes us through the sacrificial and slaughterous history of those accused of practicing witchcraft in centuries past.

"Der Hexenhammer" is the very first video from the downtuned female-fronted four piece. The single comes off the current album "Bathed In Blood," which is available now on iTunes. More...

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Unida Reuniting For One Show

Cult American stoner band Unida will be reuniting for one show at the Whisky A Go Go on November 24th, along with Witchburn and All Hail The Yeti. Unida features former Kyuss/current Kyuss Lives! vocalist John Garcia. Unida had marked it's return to the stage on August 10th in the Coachella Valley venue The Hood Bar & Pizza. The Unida line-up will feature Michael Cancino on drums, Arthur Seay on guitar and his twenty year old nephew Owen Seay on bass. Unida recruited him on bass since they wanted some young blood with little or no baggage.


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Crowbar and Prong Assault San Antonio

Bludgeoning hardcore, bruising grooves and bittersweet syrupy sludge elbowed the eardrums of Backstage Live’s patrons as they paid witness to two of the standard bearers of ‘90s metal—Crowbar and Prong. Although both bands look and sound very different, both artists lent a hand in sculpting the modern metal sound. The chunky rhythms and mechanized motions of Prong helped direct a stampede of Nu Metal, core and other rhythmic mosh-oriented bands, while Crowbar brought attention to a strong metal scene in NOLA and helped define a more extreme form of doom metal called sludge.

Crowbar and Prong rose to prominence through videos on MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball (when it still mattered). These singles were part of the metal education for many in attendance, so the enthusiasm displayed during Prong’s “Snap Your Fingers, Snap Your Neck” and Crowbar’s “All I Had (I Gave)” came as no surprise. Although those videos built a mountain of exposure for both bands, neither group has achieved headline status like former touring mates Pantera, Sepultura and Danzig, which rang true in the small amount of ticket sales produced. More...

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Witchburn Announces Live Dates

Seattle doom band Witchburn will be playing a series of four live dates this coming week in the northwestern U.S. in support of their recent album "This is How We Slay our Demons." Below are the dates and an upload of "Army of Voices" from their recent debut, with live footage filmed at King Cobra in Seattle.

03/03 El Corazon Seattle WA
03/08 The Shredder Boise ID
03/09 The Filling Station Bozeman MT
03/10 The A Club Spokane WA

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