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US heavy metal band High Crime feat. members of Witchtit and Demon Eye release their debut single »Succumb«!

Raleigh, North Carolina based heavy metal band High Crime featuring members of Witchtit, Demon Eye, Chaos And Clockwork and Noctomb has released their first single »Succumb«.

Says the band: “High Crime’s debut single »Succumb« is now live on Doomed & Stoned! Today it goes live on all platforms and we hit the road with Mortal Man. Who are we gonna see out there!??!”

Courtesy of C Squared Music:

High Crime announce new single »Succumb« and live dates

Heavy quartet High Crime deliver a huge sound comprised of fuzz-fuelled riffs and groove rhythms in their upcoming single »Succumb«. The band have produce a dynamic track with a vintage vibe that fuses styles of trad metal, 80s, and rock ‘n’ roll.

Listen to the song here:

High Crime on »Succumb«: “It’s about the struggle against addiction and vices in an attempt to cope with mental illness and succumbing to vices and escapism. It personifies that concept and that’s who’s speaking in the song.”

Tour dates with Mortal Man:
June 23rd – The golden pony, Harrisonburg VA with Krode
June 24th – Slash run, DC with Engineered Extinction
June 25th – Cobra Cabana, Richmond VA, with Riot Queen

About High Crime:
Larry and Reign became friends through the local music scene when their bands Witchtit and Demon Eye performed together in November 2018. They started sending riffs and vocals back and forth until they had a few song ideas to expand on. In September of 2022 they brought in Matt Couchon and Ryan Masecar and established their line-up. High Crime started writing quickly, working off of old and new riffs Larry had, and pretty soon they had a set and started gigging in early February 2023. Musically the band draw from an array of influences including the likes of Deep Purple and Geezer Butler to Joan Jett and Iron Maiden.

High Crime is:
Larry Burlison – Guitar
Matt Couchon – Bass
Ryan Masecar – Drums
Reign Stokes – Vocals

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

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