Swiss heavy metal coven BURNING WITCHES are an all-female five-piece that already ranks among the most exciting bands in the genre. Having just released their 3rd studio album “Dance With The Devil” earlier this year, the Witches are proud to cast yet another spell upon mankind, the magnificent 4-song vinyl EP “The Circle of Five”, which is out TODAY via Nuclear Blast!
And due to a gigantic response during the pre-order period, there are only very few items left. ACT FAST OR MISS OUT!!!
BURNING WITCHES comment: “You guys are truly amazing, the vinyl is out and it‘s gonna be sold out right away! That is so crazy and super overwhelming! We really appreciate your support and are now highly motivated to continue to work on the new record!“
Watch this special shout-out clip from The Burning Witches to their fans!
Feel the power of the mighty coven! Swiss Heavy Metal band BURNING WITCHES has today released a music video for their brand new single ‘Circle of Five’. The ladies conquered the studio and recorded this new masterpiece accompanied by their new lead guitarrist Larissa, who joined them a few weeks ago.
Romana comments: “We are hungry for action and are proud to present you this new song that reflects the band pretty well: it’s a bit freaky – high on gain and shows that we are a strong unit again! This way we can go through good and bad times together! Larissa shows you here why she is the perfect person to play lead axe for us – please give her a warm welcome, she deserves the very best! And now enjoy this new riff-monster ‘Circle of Five’!“
New WITCH Larissa adds: “Today is a big day for me, yes it’s out! After two productive and amazing days in the studio, here comes the first song and video I recorded with my sisters of Burning Witches. I’m heavily proud to be part of the ‘Circle of Five’ and the whole great metal family that belongs to the WITCHES. Enjoy and stay metal!!!”
The all-women Heavy Metal band BURNING WITCHES will join the cult Thrash Metal band DESTRUCTION at their upcoming show, which will take place at Junkyard, Dortmund (Germany) on September 25th.
BURNING WITCHES‘ manager and DESTRUCTION front man Schmier comments: “Indeed the circle is now ccompleted with Larissa. It was amazing to see how the girls have been growing throughout the last months! This new song is a strong statement for the next album and the future of this bright shining HM diamond that the girls are! All hail to the WITCHES!”
The three songs were recorded live at Little Creek studio in Switzerland with special guests Courtney Cox(THE IRON MAIDENS), Larissa (the new WITCH on guitar) and Noelle Dos Anjos (NUNGARA, ALKOHOLIKA).
The tracklist reads as follows: 1. Black Magic 2. We Eat Your Children 3. Dance With The Devil
Germany’s cult thrash metal band DESTRUCTION will be back on stage soon! They announced their upcoming Back To Thrash Tour with three shows in September 2020. Due to health and safety regulations tickets for the shows are strictly limited. Fans who want to attend in person will have to be quick to get a ticket. Order your tickets here: https://www.destruction.de/live.html
Singer and band leader Schmier comments: “We are excited to play some socially distanced shows with the amazing Burning Witches in September! Yes it is challenging to try new ways, the shows are different and the promo is last minute because of the circumstances but if we do not try we will not know what the future can bring. We all need some normality back and concerts are a part of that. We hope that the fans will take the chance to catch some live music again! See you at the gigs in Leipzig, Munich and Jaromer (Czech Republic).”
Special guest will be the Swiss all-woman Heavy Metal band BURNING WITCHES, who revealed their new lead guitarist Larissa some weeks ago. The ladies are currently working in the studio and recording their band-new single, which will be released on September 18th via NUCLEAR BLAST.
Drummer Lala adds: “Touring with Destruction is a big dream for me, I am a long-time fan and I could never imagine that this would ever happen! We are looking forward to be a part of this and we are steamed up to hit the stage again! The WITCHES are back!”
Don’t miss the Back To Thrash Tour! Here is a very special teaser for this incredible live package:
Stay tuned for more upcoming DESTRUCTION news and check out the band’s social media accounts!
Back To Thrash 2020: DESTRUCTION + BURNING WITCHES
10.09.20 DE Leipzig – Festwiese 11.09.20 CZ Jaromer – Narodak 12.09.20 DE München – Backstage | 2 Shows (Matinee + Evening)
BURNING WITCHES are back with a vengeance! The Swiss All-Woman Heavy Metal band is joined by the powerful new witch Larissa on lead guitar. The ladies are also working in the studio on a new single at this moment, release day for the brand-new track and the video will be September 17th!
Larissa, formerANNA LUX, GOMORRAandPATER ILTIS,welcomes the fans: “Hey Burning Witches Fans all around the world, I am unbelievably excited to join the coven on lead guitar! We all share this great passion for Heavy Metal and an almost lifelong friendship. I follow the girls since the start and I will do my very best, to live up to the expectations as a witch. Let´s continue this journey even stronger together! I m ready to fight!!”
Meet new lead guitarist Larissa in an introductory trailer here:
The girls are very happy to be a complete band again, and are looking forward for new adventures! Romana adds: “We are very happy to introduce our new witch Larissa! We are a full circle again and it feels really fantastic. Thanks to everyone who applied to play with us, there was so many great girls, it was overwhelming. We went for the girl that is a close friend, an amazing person and a skilled and experienced player. We hope you give her a sensational entree, we know our fans are as excited as we are! We love what we do and want to continue our path now, with regained strength and friendship!”
Last Friday, the Swiss metal heroines BURNING WITCHES presented their “Corona Live Accoustic Jam From The Studio”, acompanied by guests Courtney Cox (THE IRON MAIDENS), Larissa Ernst (PATER ILTIS, EX GONOREAS) and Noelle Dos Anjos (NUNGARA, ALKOHOLIKA).
Check out the video here:
The band says, “With great joy we present to you our recent acoustic session that we performed with some friends, spontaneously a few days ago. As some of you missed the live stream, we are happy to be able to present a video of the jam! We want to thank our guests, Courtney who already played with us for the third time now, Noelle for the very last minute jam and our good friend Larissa for preparing the session with us. It was a great pleasure to have you ALL on board! We also want to thank our faithful fans for standing by our side through the good and bad times. We really appreciate that support and we’re excited to introduce you to a new lead guitarist soon! We want to take our time to choose somebody that understands the philosophy & the friendship of the WITCHES – and is there to stay! With this mind: We’re ready to fight!!!”
The band released their latest album “Dance With The Devil” back in March. The album was recorded at Swiss Little Creek Studio and produced once again by V.O. Pulver and German thrash titan Schmier. The magnificent cover artwork was created by Hungarian artist Gyula Havancsák (BLIND GUARDIAN TWILIGHT ORCHESTRA, ACCEPT, POWERWOLF, STRATOVARIUS etc.) and DESTRUCTION/GOMORRAguitarist Damir Eskic.
While the lockdown is not over yet in many countries, the representatives of the metal scene continue their online meetings, greetings and chats.
On Sunday June 7, 2020 at 7:00pm UK the leaders of FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE and IMPERIAL AGE will come together online on YouTube to discuss everything that can be very important for musicians and people involved in the music industry nowadays.
FRANCESCO PAOLI is an Italian musician, the leader and founder of symphonic death metal band FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE which is well-known all around the world. ALEXANDER ”Aor” OSIPOV is a Russian singer and composer, leader and founder of IMPERIAL AGE – one of the most famous symphonic metal bands worldwide. The speakers will discuss how they create their music, music business and the influence of the lockdown on it, and also some questions about their private interests. The fans will be able to ask any questions in online chat in real time and get the answers to them.
And on Tuesday June 9, 2020 at 7:00pm two gorgeous singers, the front women of Burning Witches and Imperial Age, will hold a live chat and answer the questions from their fans. LAURA GULDEMOND is a well-known singer, the vocalist of Burning Witches – one of the most famous girls-bands in the world of metal, and also a vocal coach. JANE ODINTSOVA is the composer and singer of IMPERIAL AGE – the most world-known symphonic metal band from Russia, and also a medical doctor by education. The ladies will come together online to discuss various topics which include:
Why they chose music
Music industry (to sign with a record label or not?)
Being girls in the metal industry
Plans for the rest of the year
Everyone will have a chance to ask the questions and to get the answers in real time.