Kitchener’s CATHARTIC DEMISE Introduce Themselves With Debut Single “The Vice”


L-R: Aaron Tanner: Bass, Taylor Wroblewski: Lead Guitars, Angus Pike: Drums, Bennett Smith: Vocals/Lead Guitars
Photo Credit: Michael Crusty

Fresh out of Kitchener, Canada, CATHARTIC DEMISE are releasing their debut single “The Vice” off their first release, a self-titled three-track EP expected on April 26, 2019.

This single is the first introduction to the progressive thrash metal band who are questioning genre standards by writing melodic and epic music that is still invoking the styles of the classic, familiar sound. They explain further what fans can expect from them:

“We are something memorable that people can’t get with any other bands. The sound of the band will always retain the idea of creative freedom, while still remaining true to our roots. It will always be thrashy and melodic and we will make an effort to connect to our fans. But there are also no rules; we’re open to trying anything with our sound.”

The band’s lyric video for their debut single “The Vice” is available via TheCirclePit:

The EP will be released on April 26, 2019, EP pre-order and download of single “The Vice” available on Bandcamp.


Track Listing:

1. Liberty (6:27)
2. The Vice (4:18)
3. Solar Returning (9:14)
EP Length: 20:02

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Cathartic Demise out of Kitchener, Canada brings a refreshingly epic brand of thrash metal to the table with lyrical themes about life experiences and worldly interactions while gracefully challenging thrash standards and incorporating elements from unexpected genres.

Citing musical influences including Iron Maiden, Sylosis and Gojira, the band keeps the sound fresh with generous creative freedom while still remaining true to their roots. Elements from most subgenres can be noticed in their music but the most obvious ones are thrash, progressive, and traditional metal.

On April 26, 2019, they will formally introduce themselves to the metal world in the form of a 3 track self-titled EP.

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