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New York atmospheric doom act Witnesses announce a new EP »The Holy Water« coming out this July and stream the first single »Borgo Pass«

New York atmospheric doom act Witnesses has announced a new EP, entitled »The Holy Water«, which will be released on July 15th, 2022. Mastermind Greg Schwan explained, that this is a metal EP, slowed down, more atmospheric, and with a different vocal approach.

Listen to the first single and opening track »Borgo Pass«!

01. Borgo Pass
02. Cloistered In Purfleet
03. The Ballad Of Lucy And Mina

// About Witnesses

Witnesses is a cross-genre project, formed in 2016 by Greg Schwan. Throughout its history, Witnesses has independently-released 13 albums, EPs, and singles. The spirit of Witnesses is centered around creating evocative sounds, whatever the instrumentation and style may be. Each release invites session musicians and artists to contribute, giving the releases all their own unique shape and character.

// About »The Holy Water« EP

»The Holy Water« EP marks a new chapter in Witnesses’ doom metal sound–slowing the pace further, enhancing the atmosphere, and for the first time bringing long-time collaborator Gabbi Coenen into the metal side of the project. Thematically, the EP explores Stoker’s Lucy Westenra and Mina Harker, imagining the characters from different perspectives. Releases 15 July, 2022.

// Personnel

Greg Schwan – Guitar, Bass, Keys, Drum Programming, Lyrics, Arrangement, Mixing, Mastering, Layout

Gabbi Coenen – Vocals
Matt Kozar – Ebow
Woodland Ascension – Photography

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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