Atlanta’s critically acclaimed metal band WITHERED are streaming another monstrous track off their forthcoming new album, ‘Grief Relic’. The new track, titled “Downward”, is streaming now, here. The highly anticipated full-length will be released by Season of Mist worldwide on May 27 and pre-orders are available here.
Regarding “Downward”, vocalist/guitarist Ethan McCarthy comments:
“It’s about being so overwhelmed with your inner demons that you’re not even thinking about the root problems anymore and suffering is all that you are. Or having your problems Overwhelm you so badly that you can’t see straight.”
The artwork, painted by acclaimed artist Paul Romano (MASTODON, TRIVIUM, HATE ETERNAL, BARONESS), and track list for ‘Grief Relic’ can be found below.
1. Leathery Rind
2. A Realm of Suffering
4. Feeble Gasp
7. Distort, Engulf
8. To Glimpse Godliness
WITHERED have also announced a U.S. tour. The Metalsucks sponsored tour begins on July 5, sees the band travel throughout the country alongside Richmond’s INTER ARMA. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.
Formed in 2003, WITHERED has created waves in the North American underground through the release of 3 critically acclaimed full lengths. The band’s music, characterized by highly introspective, dark and tumultuous lyrics traverses many sub-genres of extreme metal and show a band evolving from one album to the next.
For the release of ‘Grief Relic’, the band have enlisted the talents of acclaimed bass player Colin Marston (GORGUTS, DYSRHYTMIA, KRALLICE, and more), and Ethan McCarthy on vocals and guitar (PRIMITIVE MAN).
WITHERED tour dates:
All dates with INTER ARMA
Jul. 5 Washington DC @ DC9
Jul. 6 Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle
Jul. 8 NYC/Brooklyn, NY @ St Vitus
Jul. 9 Boston, MA @ Great Scott
Jul. 10 Buffalo, NY @ Waiting room
Jul. 11 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
Jul. 12 Detroit, MI @ Pike Room
Jul. 13 Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
Jul. 14 Milwaukee, WI @ Cactus Club
Jul. 15 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
Jul. 16 Fargo, ND @ The Aquarium
Jul. 19 Seattle, WA @ Barboza
Jul. 20 Portland, OR @ Dour Fir
Jul. 21 Eugene, OR @ TBD
Jul. 22 San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside
Jul. 23 Glendale, CA @ Complex
Jul. 24 San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
Jul. 25 Phoenix, AZ @ Rebel Lounge
Jul. 27 El Paso, TX @ The Sandbox
Jul. 28 San Antonio, TX @ Limelight
Jul. 29 Austin, TX @ Sidewinder
Jul. 30 Dallas, TX @ Three Links
Jul. 31 New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa
Aug. 1 Birmingham, AL @ Spring Street Firehouse
Aug. 2 Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
Aug. 3 Asheville, NC @ Mothlight