Wednesday, December 28, 2016

NEWS: Widow

Carved in Stone
release date: June 24th, 2016
label: Pure Steel Records
The long-running traditional heavy metal act Widow (North Carolina, U.S.) sold its soul to rock and roll in the year 2000 and they haven't looked back since. This year they put out another title to their list of achievements. Followers of the traditional sounds of singing, riffs, solos and headbanging heavy metal can find out a lot more about the band below at the first link, including videos.
OFFICIAL: Widow has been a staple of underground metal scene since 2000 and have released 4 albums, performed countless shows including Kansas City Power Metal Festival, Rocklahoma, Sword Brothers Festival IX, Up the Hammers, and Steel Assassins Festival. Widow have performed in the US, Canada, Europe, Japan and Australia and continue to tour as much as possible. They have played/toured with many great artists such as Saxon, Queensryche, Cauldron, Skull Fist, White Wizzard, Icarus Witch, Grim Reaper, Raven, Destruction, Krisiun and many more!!! Widow explores the neo-classical side of heavy metal and is proud to take their influences from their own experiences plus groups such as King Diamond, Crimson Glory, Warlord, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, and Yngwie Malmsteen. The morbid personality of each member comes together to form the unique sound of the band. Metal Hammer magazine has named WIDOW one of the leaders of the "New Wave of Traditional Metal" and is recognized as a band at the front of the melodic metal uprising. Widow has put the final touches on their new release entitled Carved In Stone available now on Pure Steel Records.

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