Graveyard of the Gulf

Our apologies on being so quiet on this site. We’ve been more active on our facebook and instagram and as usual neglected to update this over the past while.

Back in July we released a split with our good friends Deadgaard titled ‘Graveyard of the Gulf’ which you can listen or purchase here.


Thanks to all the fans and friends who have supported this split so far. We had a blast performing in Halifax, Moncton, Fredericton and St. John’s in support of this release and hope to do more shows with our pals in Deadgaard in the future.

As always you can visit our social media to keep most up to date on all things Orchid’s Curse.

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We apologize for our website being quiet as of late, but rest assured we are still alive and well. In fact we have a few new songs recorded for an upcoming project we will be announcing in the, not too distant, future.

Want a taste? Check out this video by Metal Mouth Media of a recent show. Thoughts & Prayers (5:01) and Born of the Same Sun (6:45)

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10 Years of Orchid’s Curse

OC 10 Year Show Poster 2016 - PRINTHard 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:

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Cynics & Liars is now available!

Orchid's Curse EP2016 - Cover

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”
– Mettalworx

“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

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Cynics & Liars

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.

Orchid's Curse EP2016 - Cover

Read full press release here.

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The TerminaTOUR


Be sure to check us out on the upcoming TerminaTOUR with our pals in Black Moor plus some incredible local bands in each market!

Friday, March 4th @ Oasis Pub & Eatery(Halifax, NS) w/ Scumgrief & heiße  | 10pm / $10

Saturday, March 5th @ Esquire Tavern (Moncton, NB) w/ Sensory Deception | 10pm / $8

Friday, March 11th @ Hunter’s Ale House (Charlottetown, PE) w/ Death Valley Driver | 10pm / $8

Saturday, March 12th @ The Capital Complex (Fredericton, NB) w/ SpineSplitter | 10pm / $8

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Orchid’s Curse has new rhythm!


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!

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