Hard to believe it has been a decade since we first plugged and started creating music under the name Orchid’s Curse. Yet over the course of the decade we are proud to have released 4 albums and despite a few member changes, we continued to push forward to strive to be one of east coast metal’s heavy weights.
In September 2006 we released ‘Goodbye Is When the Casket Closes’ and on September 16th, 2016 we will perform songs from it as well as all our albums for our 10 Year Anniversary Show.
Come celebrate with us and our pals in Black Moor and Heart Attack Kids!
Join the event: facebook.com/events/157194114688589/
Cynics & Liars is now available!
Grab your copy from bandcamp here. (CD and/or Digital)
Or on iTunes here.
Check out some recent press below:
“Cynics & Liars, is very much an EP which epitomizes everything good about metal in 2016”
“Every song punches you right between the eyes”
“Orchid’s Curse are versatile, able to play everything from menacing thrash to accessible melodeath to punishing metal”
“This band simply does an excellent job in maintaining intensity”
– Metalzine Machine
Orchid’s Curse Announce Album Details, Tour Dates and Reveal New Song!
(Dartmouth, NS) – Nova Scotia’s metal veterans, Orchid’s Curse have revealed the details for their long awaited, upcoming EP “Cynics & Liars which will be released on March 4th, 2016.
“Cynics & Liars” is the follow up to 2013’s “Words” and was recorded at CodaPop Studios in Halifax and produced by the band’s own Brian Jones. The album was then mixed by Rob Nickerson before being sent to Jamie King at Basement Studios in North Carolina for mastering.
You can listen to track #2 ‘We Are All Cynics and Liars’ here.
Read full press release here.
Since they showed up for band practice in identical outfits last night, we figure it’s about time we formally announce the new rhythm section of Orchid’s Curse.
Please join us in welcoming Jason Szeto on bass guitar and Alex Wrathell on drums.
Current musical projects include: Orchids Curse, Last Call Chernobyl, Satori, Alright Already, Right on Yukon and solo acoustic.
Fav Bands: The Reign of Kindo, Circa Survive and Tesseract
Gear: 5 string jazz and ibanez basses. Mxr bass di, boss cs2 compressor pedals and Gallien Kreuger bass amps/cabs
Originally from Cape Breton, Alex has been playing drums for about 15 years, past projects include Ear to Ear and Unbidden as well as he frequents 2 jazz combos, projects at the HMC and occasional back up live drumming gigs with electronic artist Woodsworthy.
Fav Bands: Zappa, Magma, Meshuggah, Aphex Twin, Miles Davis, Gorguts, Kamasi Washington, Hiatus Kaiyote and Thundercat
Gear: Always a big fan of small drums and big cymbals.
Orchid’s Curse will have some more exciting news coming soon including upcoming show announcements and even some new music to release. Stay Tuned!
Can’t wait to hit the road this July for the 4x4x4 East Coast Tour with our pals in Death Valley Driver, Dischord and Hero’s Last Rite.
Now that our normal winter hibernation is competed and Brian is getting all healed up from his recent wrist surgery we are ready to return to the stage once again. On Saturday, March 28th we will be opening up for BLACK CROWN INITIATE! plus sharing the stage with great local talents of Hitman and Resign First Responder!
Join the event here.