Rejecting the technical arms race that overwhelms modern metal, Vancouver, BC’s WITCH OF THE WASTE strives to reach new levels of raw intensity while keeping their aesthetic vision close in sight. Unleashing their new EP ‘Made of Teeth’ out today, March 24th to follow up 2013’s debut ‘All Other Voices’, they offer fast, churning and swelling guitar riffs laid over manic loud drumming topped off with dynamic barking vocals and high otherworldly shrieks.
Influences range from Converge, Oathbreaker, and Ulcerate to Sigur Ros and Pink Floyd. Their music is a terrifying exploration and an emotional upheaval that has lead the band to share the stage with such bands as Tesseract, Animals As Leaders, Intronaut, Gorguts, Gojira, Archspire, Anciients, Norma Jean, Fall City Fall, Havok, Cloudkicker, After The Burial and many more.
EP Teaser Video:
Vocalist Ryan Fitzgerald comments:
“For us, the lines that exist between hardcore metal and punk are more closely associated with our moods than our tastes. We have always been fans of music in all its forms and we attempted to channel all of that all at once. We wanted each riff to carry that weight. Because of that we feel we have made something very personal to us and we have always felt that artistic expression should always be valued above all else. When you hear ‘Made of Teeth’ you aren’t listening to five guys who wanted to sound like a mix between the Jolly Green Giants and the Shitty Beetles. You are listening to something more primitive and elemental. The way this music was always meant to be.”
1 – That Door Cannot Be Opened (1:29)
2 – They Haunt Minds (2:27)
3 – She Burst Into Snakes (2:45)
4 – It Was Always 3:00 AM (1:30)
5- Lets Say You Have An Axe (2:10)
6 – I Bet You Are Wondering What I Am Doing With This Here Gas Can (3:52)
EP Length: 14:15
EP Stream / Free Download – Made of Teeth